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Fort Gaddis
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kordite
N 39° 52.067 W 079° 44.652
17S E 607402 N 4413837
Quick Description: Marker on SR 3019 (old U.S. 119), 2 miles South of Uniontown.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 12/4/2005 6:39:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM4G5
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 46

Long Description:
The marker reads: "Fort Gaddis: Built by Thomas Gaddis about 1764 on the Catawba trail, as a place of refuge from the Indians. Gaddis was later a colonel in the Pennsylvania Continental Line during the Revolution."

The Gaddis Homestead is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Marker Name: Fort Gaddis

County: Fayette

Date Dedicated: 11/23/1946

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: SR 3019 (old U.S. 119), 2 miles S of Uniontown

Category: Military, Native American, Forts, French & Indian War

Website: Not listed

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