Fort Loudoun (4)
Fort Loudoun (4) (1756-1765) - A provincial French & Indian War Fort established in 1756 near present day Fort Loudon, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Named Fort Loudoun after John Campbell, Earl of Loudoun, then commander of the British army in America. Fort abandoned in 1765.
History of Fort Loudoun
Established in 1756 by Colonel John Armstrong and first garrisoned by Pennsylvania provincial troops. In June 1758 the garrison joined General John Forbes's army in the building of Forbes Road to take Fort Duquesne from the French.
Marker in town. Reproduced fort stockade constructed in 1993 on the exact site, no interior buildings. Stone marker at the south end of North Brooklyn Road.