Swatara Gap

Swatara Gap (HM83S)

Location: Jonestown, PA 17038 Lebanon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 28.538', W 76° 31.283'

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This gap in the Blue Mountain, named for Swatara Creek, a pass through which enemy Indians raided frontier settlements during the French and Indian War. Fort Swatara was built nearby to guard it.
HM NumberHM83S
Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 5:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 371038 N 4481661
Decimal Degrees40.47563333, -76.52138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 28.538', W 76° 31.283'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 28' 32.28" N, 76° 31' 16.98" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 241-299 Swatara Rail Trail, Jonestown PA 17038, US
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