Moorhead's Fort

Moorhead's Fort (HMR5M)

Location: Indiana, PA 15701 Indiana County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 37.393', W 79° 10.843'

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About 1781, Fergus Morehead, pioneer settler, built a fort near the buildings about 200 yards south, to protect his family and neighbors from hostile Indians. It was the first permanent settlement in this vicinity.
HM NumberHMR5M
Year Placed1951
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 4:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 653876 N 4498522
Decimal Degrees40.62321667, -79.18071667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 37.393', W 79° 10.843'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 37' 23.58" N, 79° 10' 50.58" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1870-1898 Philadelphia St, Indiana PA 15701, US
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