Fort Allen

Fort Allen (HM11LY)

Location: Greensburg, PA 15601 Westmoreland County
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N 40° 16.746', W 79° 35.502'

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Built and commanded by Colonel Christopher Truby, officer of the revolution, was located 150 yards to the south of this marker. A frontier Fort of Dunmore's War 1774, the Indian War, and the War of the Revolution, It was also known as Truby's Blockhouse. From here a petition to Governor John Penn sent by eighty inhabitants of Westmoreland County headed by Wendel Oury asked for aid in the threatened Indian uprising of 1774
HM NumberHM11LY
Year Placed1929
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical Commission and the Citizens of Westmoreland County
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 10:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 619723 N 4459686
Decimal Degrees40.27910000, -79.59170000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 16.746', W 79° 35.502'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 16' 44.76" N, 79° 35' 30.12" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 620-666 Baltzer Meyer Pike, Greensburg PA 15601, US
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