Fort Hand

Fort Hand (HM1HT7)

Location: Apollo, PA 15613 Westmoreland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 32.811', W 79° 36.363'

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1777-1779

Only fort erected in Westmoreland County by Continental Congress

Blockhouse surrounded by stockade with wall guns

Named for Gen. Edward Hand
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HM NumberHM1HT7
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Year Placed1934
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution Fort Hand Chapter
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Date Added Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 618034 N 4489388
Decimal Degrees40.54685000, -79.60605000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 32.811', W 79° 36.363'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 32' 48.66" N, 79° 36' 21.78" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)724
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 972-998 Pine Run Rd, Apollo PA 15613, US
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