Old Stone Fort

Old Stone Fort (HMFN8)

Location: Matamoras, PA 18336 Pike County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 22.078', W 74° 41.685'

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Sometimes referred to as Fort Matamoras, this stone structure was built about 1740 by Simon Westfael, one of the earliest Dutch settlers in the region. It was a refuge from Indians in days of frontier warfare.
HM NumberHMFN8
Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 2:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 525528 N 4579651
Decimal Degrees41.36796667, -74.69475000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 22.078', W 74° 41.685'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 22' 4.68" N, 74° 41' 41.10" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-20 1st St, Matamoras PA 18336, US
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