Fort Jenkins
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 41° 01.888 W 076° 19.576
18T E 388511 N 4543097
Quick Description: A stockaded house used as a settler's refuge was situated here on the bank overlooking the river, 1778-80.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/20/2020 10:59:31 AM
Waymark Code: WM12BHH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
Fort Jenkins-A stockaded house used as a settler's refuge was situated here on the bank overlooking the river, 1778-80, when it was destroyed by the Indians. The land was later owned by James Wilson, an author of the Constitution.
Marker Name: Fort Jenkins

County: Columbia

Date Dedicated: 5/8/1948

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: Berwick Rd. near Naus Way, outside of Lime Ridge, ~6.5 miles NE of Bloomsburg

Category: American Revolution, Forts, Government & Politics 18th Century, Military, Native American

Website: [Web Link]

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