Cresap's Fort

Cresap's Fort (HM3EB)

Location: Wrightsville, PA 17368 York County
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N 39° 58.414', W 76° 29.648'

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Thomas Cresap settled here about 1730 on lands claimed by Lord Baltimore of Maryland. Forcibly evicted in 1736 by Penn agents who burned his "fort", Cresap moved to Western Maryland, where he continued active in frontier affairs and died about 1790.
HM NumberHM3EB
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 7:32am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] DROBERTS  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 372409 N 4425892
Decimal Degrees39.97356667, -76.49413333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 58.414', W 76° 29.648'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 58' 24.84" N, 76° 29' 38.88" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1780 Long Level Rd, Wrightsville PA 17368, US
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