Light’s Fort, Lancaster (now Lebanon) County, PA – 1742

John Light (Johannes Licht), Immigrant, The Tract of land on which Light’s Fort was built, in 1742, was situated on a branch of the Quittapahilla Creek in Lancaster County (now Lebanon County) at 11th and Maple Streets. Used by local populance when Indian attacks were imminent. Abandoned as fort upon death of John Light, 1759

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