Fort Chambers
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 39° 56.348 W 077° 39.725
18S E 272549 N 4424395
Quick Description: Fort Chambers Historical Marker is located along W. King Street in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/21/2006 7:10:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMVZ1
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 23

Long Description:
Erected in 1756 by Col. Benjamin Chambers, pioneer land-owner and founder of the town, who fortified his house and mill with stockade and cannon against Indians.
Marker Name: Fort Chambers

County: Franklin

Date Dedicated: 06/03/1947

Marker Type: City

Location: W. King Street, 1 block W. of US 11 southbound, Chambersburg

Category: Military, French and Indian War, Forts

Website: Not listed

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