Fort Ligonier

Fort Ligonier (HM15IP)

Location: Ligonier, PA 15658 Westmoreland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 14.484', W 79° 14.334'

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Monument Marks the Site

This monument marks the site of Fort Ligonier. It was built in 1758 during the French and Indian War by Colonel Henry Bouquet and named by his Commander General John Forbes, in honor of Sir John Ligonier, Commander in-chief of the British Armies. The first fort built west of the Alleghenies by the Anglo-Saxon race. It has the distinction of never having been surrendered to an enemy.
HM NumberHM15IP
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1934
Placed ByThe William Kenly Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 8:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 649800 N 4456038
Decimal Degrees40.24140000, -79.23890000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 14.484', W 79° 14.334'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 14' 29.04" N, 79° 14' 20.04" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 206 S Market St, Ligonier PA 15658, US
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