Fort Franklin

Fort Franklin (HM1MJY)

Location: Andreas, PA 18211 Schuylkill County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 42.863', W 75° 50.531'

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Built in 1756 as defense from Indian attacks. Named for Benjamin Franklin, who ordered construction. It was of limited use; abandoned in 1757. The Fort stood a short distance above present highway.
Year Placed1955
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 428865 N 4507392
Decimal Degrees40.71438333, -75.84218333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.863', W 75° 50.531'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 51.78" N, 75° 50' 31.86" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2308 W Penn Pike, Andreas PA 18211, US
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