Vance Fort

Vance Fort (HM15C9)

Location: Coraopolis, PA 15108 Allegheny County
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N 40° 31.039', W 80° 9.847'

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Near the corner of Second Avenue and Chestnut Street there was erected, about 1776, by Captain Robert Vance of Virginia.
Pioneer settler on this site, a stockade known as Montour Bottoms or Vance Fort
This stockade was manned by Washington County militia during the Indian uprising of 1782.
HM NumberHM15C9
Year Placed1937
Placed ByCoraopolis Borough, Semi-Centennial
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 6:11am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 570809 N 4485512
Decimal Degrees40.51731667, -80.16411667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 31.039', W 80° 9.847'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 31' 2.34" N, 80° 9' 50.82" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1004 5th Ave, Coraopolis PA 15108, US
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