Military Forts by State



Pennsylvania Military Forts ~ A-L ~

Alphabetical list of forts, reservations, blockhouses, named camps, National and State Homes for soldiers, national cemeteries, etc., in the United States from its earliest settlement to date.

Many of the forts and structures named were erected by the early settlers for their own protection, and all vestige of them has now disappeared. The exact locations of many are not positively known at the present day, but reference is made to them in State histories, State papers, etc. Those in bold-faced type are now occupied by troops or are under the control of the War Department.(does not apply) The data available for consultation are known to be incomplete, and may be erroneous in some instances.

Adam Carson's Fort, Pennsylvania, in Clinton County.
Allegheny Arsenal, Pennsylvania at Pittsburg.
Allen, Fort, Pennsylvania on Lehigh River, near present site of Weissport.
Allen's Fort, Pennsylvania, in Smith Township, Washington County.
Anderson's Fort, Pennsylvania, at Petersburg.
Antes, Fort, Pennsylvania in Lycoming County.
Appleby's Fort, Pennsylvania at Kittanning.
Armstrong, Fort, Pennsylvania at Kittanning.
Ashcroft's Fort, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County.
Augusta, Fort, Pennsylvania, at Sunbury.

Barr's Fort, Pennsylvania in the Derry settlement.
Barren Hill, Post, Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.
Basley, Fort, Pennsylvania.
Beaver, blockhouse at, Pennsylvania on Beaver Creek.
Beckets Fort, Pennsylvania on Monongahela River, in Washington County.
Bedford, Fort, Pennsylvania at Raystown.
Beeman's blockhouse, Pennsylvania near Wheeling Creek.
Beeson's blockhouse, Pennsylvania at Uniontown.
Beetor's Fort, Pennsylvania in Washington County.
Bennett's Tavern, blockhouse at, Pennsylvania in Crawford County.
Bethlehem, stockade at, Pennsylvania
Beversrede, Fort, Pennsylvania at the mouth of the Schuylkill.
Biddle, Camp, Pennsylvania at Carlisle.
Bingham's Fort, Pennsylvania in Tuscarora Valley, Juniata County.
Bird, Fort, Pennsylvania on Monongahela River; also called Fort Burd.
Boons, Fort, Pennsylvania on Muddy Run, in Northumberland County.
Boquet's Redout, Pennsylvania at Pittsburg.
Bosley Fort, Pennsylvania at Washington.
Brady, Fort, Pennsylvania on Muncy Creek, at Muncy.
Bridewell Magazine, Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.
Briske Isle, fort at, Pennsylvania Doubtless Presque Isle.
Brown, Fort, Pennsylvania at Pittstown. See Fort Ralston.
Burd, Fort, Pennsylvania at Muncy.
Burgett's, Fort, Pennsylvania at Burgettstown.
Buttonwood Blockhouse, Pennsylvania at Hanover.

Cadwallader, Camp, Pennsylvania, at Philadelphia
Cameron, Camp, Pennsylvania, at Harrisburg.
Cammaas Woods, camp at, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia.
Campbell, Fort, Pennsylvania, in Juniata County.
Campbells Blockhouse, Pennsylvania, in Washington County.
Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania at Carlisle.
Carlisle, Camp, Pennsylvania near Carlisle.
Cassells, fort or castle, Pennsylvania on the Monongahela River, in Fayette County.
Chadds Ford, fort at, Pennsylvania in Delaware County.
Chambers, Camp, Pennsylvania 3 miles from Chambersburg.
Chambers, Fort, Pennsylvania at Chambersburg.
Chase, Camp, Pennsylvania at Grays Ferry.
Cheltons Hills, camp at, Pennsylvania Camp William Penn.
Cherrys Fort, Pennsylvania in Washington County.
Cherry Valley, fort at, Pennsylvania.
Chestnut Hill, Camp, Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.
Chestnut Hill, post on, Pennsylvania.
Chinsessing, Fort, Pennsylvania in Delaware County.
Columbia, fort near, Pennsylvania.
Conwell's Fort, Pennsylvania near Merrittstown.
Cotton Factory General Hospital, Pennsylvania at Harrisburg.
Couch, Camp, at Philadelphia.
Cox's Fort, Pennsylvania near Gastonville.
Craft's Fort, Pennsylvania near Merrittstown.
Cram's Fort, Pennsylvania in Stone Valley, Huntingdon County.
Crawford, Fort, Pennsylvania on Alleghany River, about 17 miles above Pittsburg.
Crooked Billet, camp near, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County.
Crossman, Camp, Pennsylvania, at Philadelphia.
Cunninghams Island, fortifications on, Pennsylvania, in Lake Erie.
Curtin, Camp, Pennsylvania, at Harrisburg.
Curtin, Camp, Pennsylvania, at Philadelphia.
Cuyler General Hospital, Pennsylvania, at Germantown.

Davis, Blockhouse, Pennsylvania near Welsh Run in Center County.
Dean's Fort, Pennsylvania in Canoe Valley, Juniata County.
Decker, Fort, Pennsylvania Mouth of Cross Creek, Washington County.
Deshler's Fort, Pennsylvania near Lehigh River.
Dickinson, Fort, Pennsylvania at Wilkesbarre.
Dickey, Fort, Pennsylvania in Cumberland County.
Dillow's Fort, Pennsylvania in Hanover Township, Washington County.
Dinsmore's Fort, Pennsylvania in Washington County.
Discharge, Camp, Pennsylvania at Harrisburg.
Doddridge's Fort, Pennsylvania on Buffalo Creek, Washington County.
Douglass, Battery, Pennsylvania near Lake Erie.
Dunmore, Fort, Pennsylvania on site of Fort Pitt.
Dunnings Creek, fort at, Pennsylvania in Juniata Valley.
Dupont, Camp, Pennsylvania near Gettysburg.
Dupui's Fort, Pennsylvania at Shawnee.
Du Quesne, Fort, Pennsylvania at Pittsburg.
Durkee, Fort, Pennsylvania on Susquehanna River, near Wilkesbarre.

Egden, Fort, Pennsylvania on branch of Susquehanna River.
English, Fort, Pennsylvania See Fort Machault.
Erie, Fort, Pennsylvania at Erie.
Everett, Fort, Pennsylvania near Lynnport.
Exeter, Fort, Pennsylvania.

Fayette, Fort, Pennsylvania at Pittsburg; also called Fort Lafayette.
Ferguson, Fort, Pennsylvania at Carlisle Springs.
Fetter's Fort, Pennsylvania at Hollidaysburg.
Finlandt, Fort, Pennsylvania near Philadelphia.
Fishing Creek, Fort, Pennsylvania
Forty, Fort, Pennsylvania at Kingston, Euzerne County.
Frankford Arsenal, Pennsylvania at Bridesburg.
Frankford, Camp, Pennsylvania near Frankford Arsenal.
Franklin, Fort, Pennsylvania near mouth of French Creek.
Franklin, Fort, Pennsylvania at Shippensburg.
Freeland, Fort, Pennsylvania on Warriors Run, near Watsontown.
Freland's Fort, Pennsylvania in Northumberland County.
Freman's Fort, Pennsylvania in Washington County.
Fremont, Camp, Pennsylvania at Pittsburg.
French Creek, fort on, Pennsylvania, near Waterford.
Froman's Fort, Pennsylvania on Chartiers Creek, Washington County.

Gaines, Fort, Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.
Garrard's Fort, Pennsylvania in Greene Township, Greene County.
George, Fort, Pennsylvania.
Germantown, camp at, Pennsylvania.
Gettysburg National Cemetery, Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
Gibson, Fort, Pennsylvania at Hestonville, near Philadelphia.
Gloninger, Fort, Pennsylvania near Lebanon.
Granville, Fort, Pennsylvania on Juniata River, near Lewistown.
Granger, Fort, Tennessee on Harpeth River.
Granger, Fort, Tennessee on Holston River.
Greble, Camp, Pennsylvania at Harrisburg.
Green, Fort, Pennsylvania On present site of Rosston, Armstrong County.
Greenville, Fort, Pennsylvania in western Pennsylvania.

Haddington General Hospital, Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.
Halifax, Fort, Pennsylvania at mouth of Armstrong Creek, Dauphin County.
Hamilton, Fort, Pennsylvania at Stroudsburg.
Hand, Fort, Pennsylvania at Kittanning.
Hannas Town, fort at, Pennsylvania in Westmoreland County.
Hanover, fort at, Pennsylvania in Luzerne County.
Harbert's Blockhouse, Pennsylvania.
Harris. Fort, Pennsylvania Present site of Harrisburg.
Harrisons Hill, fort at, Pennsylvania at Pittsburg.
Hartsog's Fort, Pennsylvania in Woodcock Valley, near Marklesburg.
Hastings, Camp, Pennsylvania at Mount Gretna.
Hendricks, Fort, Pennsylvania in Snyder County.
Henry, Fort, Pennsylvania in Schuylkill County.
Henshaw's Fort, Pennsylvania.
Herrons Hill, fort at, Pennsylvania at Pittsburg.
Hestonville Camp, Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.
Hill, Fort, Pennsylvania Somerset County; now town of that name.
Holliday's Fort, Pennsylvania near Hollidaysburg.
Horn's Fort, Pennsylvania 3 miles above Crispins Run, in Lycoming County.
Hunter, Fort, Pennsylvania on Fishing Creek, in Dauphin County; now town of that name.
Howe, Fort, Pennsylvania at Pittsburg.
Huff, Fort, Pennsylvania Mouth of Lycoming Creek.
Hyndshaw. Fort, Pennsylvania 12 miles from Stroudsburg.

Islington General Hospital, Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.

Jackson's Fort, Pennsylvania near Hookstown, Beaver County.
Jenkins, Fort, Pennsylvania on Susquehanna River, 8 miles above Wilkesbarre.
Jenkins, Fort, Pennsylvania in Westmoreland County.
Jarretts, Fort, Pennsylvania on Whitley Creek, Greene County.
Johnson, Camp, Pennsylvania at Lancaster.

Kingston, Fort, Pennsylvania See Fort Forty.
Kinsessing, Fort, Pennsylvania in Delaware County.
Kittanning, fort at, Pennsylvania Fort Armstrong.
Korsholm, Fort, Pennsylvania.

Lackawanna, Fort, Pennsylvania
Lafayette, Camp, Pennsylvania at Barren Hill.
Lafayette, Fort, Pennsylvania at Pittsburg.
Lafayette, Camp, Pennsylvania at Uniontown.
Lamb's Fort, Pennsylvania in Washington County.
Lapananel, Fort, Pennsylvania near Philadelphia.
Laurel Hill, Fort, Pennsylvania near spot now known as Braddock's Grave.
Lead Mine, Fort, Pennsylvania in Huntingdon County, at foot of Bald Eagle Mountain.
Lebanon, Fort, Pennsylvania on Susquehanna River, near Port Clinton.
Le Boeuf, Fort, Pennsylvania near Waterford, Erie County.
Legionville, Camp, Pennsylvania on Ohio River, 22 miles below Pittsburg.
Lehigh, Fort, Pennsylvania at Lehigh Gap.
Letort, Fort, Pennsylvania near Carlisle.
Ligonier, Fort, Pennsylvania on Loyal Hanna Creek, at Ligonier.
Liberty, Fort, Rhode Island Narragansett Bay.
Lillope, Fort, Pennsylvania at Wilkesbarre.
Lindleys, Fort, Pennsylvania at Prosperity, Washington County.
Little Meadows, Fort, Pennsylvania.
Littleton, Fort, Pennsylvania in Fulton County; now town of that name.
Lockhaven, blockhouse at, Pennsylvania.
Logstown, Fort, Pennsylvania on Ohio River.
London, Fort, Pennsylvania in Franklin County.
Loudon, Fort, Pennsylvania Franklin County; now town of that name.
Louther, or Lowther, Fort, Pennsylvania at Carlisle.
Lowry's Fort, Pennsylvania in Canoe Valley.
Lowther, Fort, Pennsylvania See Louther.
Loyal Hanna, Fort, Pennsylvania at Ligonier, in Westmoreland County.
Lucas' Fort, Pennsylvania at Fordice.
Lytle, Fort, Pennsylvania in Huntingdon County.
Lyttleton, Fort, Pennsylvania on Aughwick Creek, in Northumberland County.

Pennsylvania Military Forts M - Z

Military Forts

Source: Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, Volume 2, by Francis B. Heitman, Government Printing Office, 1903.

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