Fort Hamilton

Fort Hamilton (HM1AH)

Location: Stroudsburg, PA 18360 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 59.058', W 75° 11.877'

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One of a chain of frontier forts of the Province of Pennsylvania in the French and Indian War. Erected under the direction of Benjamin Franklin. Stood hard-by to the rear extending across Ninth Street. Built in January 1756 by Captain Levi Trump and garrisoned by Captain John Craig and 41 men. Later commanded by Captain Nicholas Weatherhold who on April 7, 1757 was succeeded by Captain John Van Etten and upon his death in the month of July Lieutenant James Hyndshaw was placed in command.
HM NumberHM1AH
Year Placed1930
Placed ByPennsylvania Historic Commission and The Monroe County Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 483348 N 4537033
Decimal Degrees40.98430000, -75.19795000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 59.058', W 75° 11.877'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 59' 3.48" N, 75° 11' 52.62" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-941 US-209 BUS, Stroudsburg PA 18360, US
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