Monument Marks the SiteThis 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.
|Series||This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series|
|Placed By||The William Kenly Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 8:22am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 649800 N 4456038|
|Decimal Degrees||40.24140000, -79.23890000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 14.484', W 79° 14.334'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 14' 29.04" N, 79° 14' 20.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||412, 724|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 206 S Market St, Ligonier PA 15658, US|
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