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Fort Hunter - PLAQUE

Type: 

Plaque

A short distance west of this stone stood Fort Hunter, otherwise known as the Fort Hunter's Mill. This fort, consisting of a block house surrounded by a stockade, was built during the winter of 1755-56. It was used as a base of supplies and as a rendezvous for troops during the period of the Indian Wars. All traces of this fort were removed when the present building was erected in 1814.

Dedication Date: 

1916

Location

N. Front St. (W side) opposite Fort Hunter Rd. N of Rockville

County: 

Dauphin

Latitude: 

40.34

Longitude: 

-76.91