1756 - The Fort Halifax Times - 1763
Links to Resources - Historical Data for the French & Indian War, Fort Halifax and Frontier Forts, the Soldiers, Indians, and People of Colonial Pennsylvania
HISTORY of FT. HALIFAX
Both Ft. Halifax and Ft. Augusta at the Forks of the Susquehanna (now Sunbury, PA) were part of a line of forts constructed by the Pennsylvania Provincial government during the early part of the French & Indian War (1752–1763). These forts were all strategically sited along what was then the Pennsylvania frontier.
Article provided by Frank Wilmarth...
FORT HALIFAX, the “go-between Fort”
During the French and Indian War (1756-1763), the Province of Pennsylvania played a very significant role in the forming of a Provincial army and the building and garrisoning of Forts in strategic areas. Such was the role Fort Halifax played in this scenario.
Article provided by Friends of Fort Halifax, Inc...
Archaeology and FORT HALIFAX Reports
Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology
This week in Pennsylvania Archaeology
The First Dig at Fort Halifax...
Links to Resources
An Iroquois Named Scarrooyady
Col. Burd’s Journal
A Letter from William Clapham to Benjamin Franklin September 7, 1756
Pennsylvania Historical Museum Commission Publication
Excerpt from The Archeology of the French and Indian War in Pennsylvania Brochure Published 11/13
This page is not intended to be a complete picture of the history of Fort Halifax, the French & Indian War, and/or people in Colonial Pennsylvania. The links and information provided here are offered as a beginning point into the vast array of resources available to start your research into this subject matter.