Carlisle Fort

Carlisle Fort (HMAH9)

Location: Carlisle, PA 17013 Cumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 12.1', W 77° 11.446'

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First fort authorized by Pennsylvania. Laid out by Gov. Morris, July, 1755, "in the middle of this town," on news of Braddock's defeat. Col. John Armstrong's headquarters till 1758. Called "Fort Lowther" by some later writers.
HM NumberHMAH9
Year Placed1961
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 10:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 313540 N 4452442
Decimal Degrees40.20166667, -77.19076667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 12.1', W 77° 11.446'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 12' 6.00" N, 77° 11' 26.76" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 43-79 W High St, Carlisle PA 17013, US
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