Rice's Fort
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 40° 07.262 W 080° 28.464
17T E 544785 N 4441323
Quick Description: A sign telling us about the blockhouse and that it withstood an attack by a force of Indians.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/12/2011 7:13:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMCTW5
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 6

Long Description:
The sign reads as follows:

RICE'S FORT

The site of this fortified blockhouse, built during the Revolution by Abraham Rice was about six miles north on Buffalo Creek. It was attacked by a force of Indians in September, 1782, but withstood the siege.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker Name: RICE'S FORT

County: Washington

Date Dedicated: 1/1/1998

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: Along Route 40 near the intersection of State Route 3001

Category: n/a

Website: [Web Link]

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