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Fort Ligonier Site
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 40° 14.510 W 079° 14.330
17T E 649804 N 4456086
Quick Description: The Fort Ligonier Site is located at S. Market Street, in Ligonier, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 12/3/2006 7:19:37 AM
Waymark Code: WM10GM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 31

Long Description:
The original Fort ligonier was conctructed in September 1758. During the eight years of its existence as a garrison, Fort Ligonier was never taken by an enemy. Fort Ligonier was decommissioned from active service in March 1766.

The reconstruction of Fort Ligonier presently occupies approximately 80% of the original site. The reconstruction of Fort Ligonier began in 1947.

Site #: 75001678
Street address:
216 South Market Street
Ligonier , Pa. USA
15658


County / Borough / Parish: Ligonier Borough, Westmoreland County

Year listed: 1975

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event

Periods of significance: 1750-1799

Historic function: Defense (Fortification)

Current function: Domestic, Recreation and Culture (Museum, Single Dwelling)

Privately owned?: no

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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