Military Forts by State

 

 

Pennsylvania Military Forts ~ M-Z ~

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.

McAlister, Fort, Pennsylvania in Cumberland County.
McAlvey's Fort, Pennsylvania in Huntingdon County.
McCallister, Fort, Pennsylvania.
McAlister, Fort, Pennsylvania in Cumberland County.
McAlvey's Fort, Pennsylvania in Huntingdon County.
McCallister, Fort, Pennsylvania.
McClellan, Camp, Pennsylvania near Harrisburg.
McClellan General Hospital, Pennsylvania at Nicetown.
McClure, Fort, Pennsylvania at Bloomsburg.
McClure, Camp, Pennsylvania at Chambersburg.
McComb's Fort, Pennsylvania near Doubling Gap.
McConnell's Fort, Pennsylvania at Upper Strasburg, Franklin County.
McCord, Fort, Pennsylvania near Loudon.
McCormick, Fort, Pennsylvania on Stone Creek, in Huntingdon County.
McDowell, Fort, Pennsylvania In Franklin County.
McElery's Fort, Pennsylvania on Shavers Creek.
McCoy's Fort, Pennsylvania in Fayette County.
Machault, Fort, Pennsylvania at Franklin.
McIntosh, Fort, Pennsylvania at the mouth of Beaver Creek, 29 miles from Pittsburg.
McFarland, Fort, Pennsylvania in Washington County.
McKee's Fort, Pennsylvania in Dauphin County, near McKee's Falls.
McLane, Camp, Pennsylvania near Erie.
McReynolds, Camp, Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.
Manada, Fort, Pennsylvania in Dauphin County.
Manainng, Fort, Pennsylvania At mouth of Schuylkill.
Marcus Hook, Fort, Pennsylvania on the Delaware River, 18 miles southwest of Philadelphia.
Marshall's Fort, Pennsylvania in Washington County.
Martin, Fort, Pennsylvania in Bedford County.
Mason's Fort, Pennsylvania in Fayette County.
Maxwell's Fort, Pennsylvania on Conococheague Creek.
Meade, Camp, Pennsylvania at Middletown.
Meigs, Camp, Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.
Menlendael, Fort, Pennsylvania near Philadelphia.
Menninger, Fort, Pennsylvania Near mouth of Warrior Run.
Meredith, Camp, Pennsylvania near Greencastle.
Michault, Fort, Pennsylvania on French Creek.
Mifflin, Fort, Pennsylvania on Mud Island, Delaware River, 7 miles from Philadelphia.
Miller's blockhouse, Pennsylvania at Hannastown.
Milliken, Fort, Pennsylvania in Washington County.
Minter's Fort, Pennsylvania near Pennsville.
Montgomery, Camp, Pennsylvania near Pittsburg.
Morris, Fort, Pennsylvania at Shippensburg.
Mount Pleasant, Fort, Pennsylvania.
Mount Washington, fortifications at, Pennsylvania at Pittsburg.
Mower General Hospital, Pennsylvania at West Philadelphia.
Mud Island, fort on, Pennsylvania Fort Mifflin, Delaware River.

Necessity, Fort, Pennsylvania at the Great Meadows, in Fayette County.
Negleys Hill, fortifications, Pennsylvania near Pittsburg.
New Brighton, blockhouse at, Pennsylvania at New Brighton.
Nominac, Fort, Pennsylvania on west bank of Delaware River.
Norris, Fort, Pennsylvania on Lehigh River, near Stroudsburg.
Northkill, Fort, Pennsylvania 2 miles from Strausstown, Berks County.

Orr, Camp, Pennsylvania near Kitanning.
Oxford Park, camp at, Pennsylvania 3 miles from Frankford.

Palmer, Fort, Pennsylvania Westmoreland County; now town of that name.
Patterson, Camp, Pennsylvania near Chambersburg.
Patterson's Fort, Pennsylvania opposite Mexico, in Tuscarora Valley.
Patterson's Fort, Pennsylvania in Snyder County.
Pearse's Fort, Pennsylvania 4 miles from Uniontown.
Penn Fort, Pennsylvania at Stroudsburg.
Pennsylvania State Soldiers' Home, Erie, Pennsylvania
Penrose Ferry, battery at, Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Arsenal, Pennsylvania Schuylkill Arsenal.
Philadelphia National Cemetery, Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.
Phillips, Fort, Pennsylvania near Williamsburg.
Piper's Fort, Pennsylvania in Yellow Creek Valley, Bedford County.
Pitt, Fort, Pennsylvania at Pittsburg.
Pittston, Fort, Pennsylvania at Pittston.
Pittstown, Redoubt, Pennsylvania near Wilkesbarre.
Plymouth, fort at, Pennsylvania in Luzerne County.
Potter's Fort, Pennsylvania in Center County.
Presque Isle, fort at, Pennsylvania Fort Erie.
Province Island, fortifications on, Pennsylvania near Fort Mifflin.
Puleston, Camp, Pennsylvania near Philadelphia.

Ralston, Fort, Pennsylvania in Northampton County; also called Brown's Fort.
Raystown, Fort, Pennsylvania on Raystown Branch.
Redstone, Fort, Pennsylvania On site of Brownsville.
Reading, Fort, Pennsylvania on west bank of Delaware River.
Reid Fort, Pennsylvania at Lockhaven.
Reilly, Camp, Pennsylvania near Williamsport.
Return, Camp, Pennsylvania near Harrisburg.
Reynolds, Camp, Pennsylvania at Pittsburg.
Reynolds, Fort, Pennsylvania in Washington County.
Rice, Fort, Pennsylvania near Washingtonville.
Riffle, Fort, Pennsylvania in Fayette County.
Roberdeau, Fort, Pennsylvania in Sinking Valley; also known as Lead Mine Fort.
Roller's Fort, Pennsylvania in Sinking Valley.
Roney's Fort, Pennsylvania in Finley Township, Washington County.
Royalhannon, Fort, Pennsylvania See Loyal Hanna and Ligonier.
Ruff, Camp, Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.
Ryerson's Fort, Pennsylvania in Greene County.

Satterlee General Hospital, Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.
Schwartz, Fort, Pennsylvania near Milton.
Scott, Camp, Pennsylvania near York.
Shamokin, fort at, Pennsylvania.
Shawnee, Fort, Pennsylvania near Plymouth.
Shippensburg, fort at, Pennsylvania.
Shippen, Fort, Pennsylvania near Hannastown.
Shields's Fort, Pennsylvania 6 miles from Hannastown.
Shirley, Fort, Pennsylvania in Huntingdon County; present site of Shirleysburg.
Shurtees Creek, fort at, Pennsylvania on Ohio River, a little below Pittsburg.
Simon, Camp, Pennsylvania near Harrisburg.
Slifer, Camp, Pennsylvania at Chambersburg.
Snyder, Camp, Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
Spark's Fort, Pennsylvania near Burns's Ford, Fayette County.
Squirrel Hill, works on, Pennsylvania at Pittsburg.
Standing Stone, Fort, Pennsylvania on Juniata River, in Huntingdon County.
Stanton, Camp, Pennsylvania near Girard College, Philadelphia.
State Island Reservation, Pennsylvania
Stattler's, Fort, Pennsylvania on Dunkard Creek, Greene County.
Steel, Fort, Pennsylvania three miles east of Mercersburg.
Struthers, Camp, Pennsylvania At Philadelphia.
Sullivan, Fort, Pennsylvania At Athens, Bradford County.
Summit General Hospital, Pennsylvania At Philadelphia.
Swan, Fort, Pennsylvania In Greene County.
Swartz, Fort, Pennsylvania Near Milton.
Swearingens Fort, Pennsylvania Near Morris Crossroads, Fayette County.
Swatara River, blockhouse on, Pennsylvania In Lebanon County.

Tarentum, blockhouse at Pennsylvania Allegheny River.
Taylors Fort, Pennsylvania near Taylorstown.
Taylorsville, fort at, Pennsylvania in Washington County.
Teeters Fort, Pennsylvania on Cross Creek, Washington County.
Tinicum Island, fort on, Pennsylvania Fort Gottenburg.
Tioga Point, fort at, Pennsylvania in Bradford County.
Tomany Hill, Fort, Rhode Island Newport Harbor.
Towson's Battery, Pennsylvania near Fort Erie.
Trucker's Fort, Pennsylvania near Lehigh Gap.
Turner's Lane General Hospital, Pennsylvania, At Philadelphia.
Turtle Creek, works on, Pennsylvania near Pittsburg.
Tuscarora Valley, blockhouse in, Pennsylvania, Opposite Mexico, Juniata County.

Ulrich, Fort, Pennsylvania near Annville.
Union, Camp, Pennsylvania near Schuylkill Falls.

Valley Forge, camp at, Pennsylvania in Chester County.
Vance's Fort, Pennsylvania on Cross Creek, Washington County.
Venango, Fort, Pennsylvania at Venango.

Wacaco, Blockhouse, Pennsylvania near Philadelphia.
Wallace, Fort, Pennsylvania near Blairsville.
Wallenpaupack, Fort, Pennsylvania in Pike County.
Walpack, Fort, Pennsylvania on Delaware River.
Walthour's Fort, Pennsylvania 8 miles west of Greensburg.
Washington, Camp, Pennsylvania near Easton.
Washington, Fort, Pennsylvania Montgomery County, 8 miles east of Norristown.
Washington, Fort, Pennsylvania opposite Harrisburg.
Waterford Arsenal, Pennsylvania at Waterford.
Wells's Fort, Pennsylvania in Washington County.
Wheeler, Fort, Pennsylvania in Columbia County.
Wilkesbarre, forts at, Pennsylvania Forts Dickinson and Lillope.
William, Fort, Pennsylvania near Schuykill River.
William Penn, Camp, Pennsylvania at Chelten Hills.
Wintermoot's Fort, Pennsylvania in Wyoming Valley, near Sturmerville.
Wolff's Fort, Pennsylvania in Washington County.
Wyoming, Fort, Pennsylvania near Wilkesbarre.

Zeller, Fort, Pennsylvania near Newmansville.
Zollersville, Fort, Pennsylvania at Zollersville.

Pennsylvania Military Forts A - L

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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