Fort Chambers

Fort Chambers (HMC8N)

Location: Chambersburg, PA 17201 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 56.33', W 77° 39.74'

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Southwest 150 Feet
Erected 1755-56 by
Colonel Benjamin Chambers
Founder of Chambersburg
A two story stone structure surrounded
By a moat
A stockade manned by two swivel guns
Enclosed the fort, flour mill, sawmill,
And dwelling.
Kittochtinny Historical Society
Franklin County Chapter D.A.R.
HM NumberHMC8N
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1984
Placed ByKittochtinny Hist. Soc., Franklin Co. Chapter, DAR
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 2:26pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 272526 N 4424362
Decimal Degrees39.93883333, -77.66233333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.33', W 77° 39.74'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 19.80" N, 77° 39' 44.40" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 99 Spring St, Chambersburg PA 17201, US
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