Fort Antes

Fort Antes was a stockade surrounding the home of Colonel John Henry Antes, built circa 1778 in Revolutionary Pennsylvania in the United States. The fort was built under the direction of Colonel Antes, who was a member of the Pennsylvania militia. It was on the east side of Antes Creek, overlooking and on the left bank of the West Branch Susquehanna River on a plateau in Nippenose Township south of modern day Jersey Shore in western Lycoming County. The local militia held the fort for a short period of time until it was ordered to abandon Fort Antes during the Big Runaway by Colonel Samuel Hunter.[1] Despite being abandoned and attempts by the attacking British forces to burn it down, Fort Antes was one of only two structures in the valley to survive the Big Runaway. (Source: Wikipedia)

Fort Antes

, Pennsylvania
Lat: 41.19, Long: -77.2 Google Maps

Upcoming Events

Fort Antes does not have any events listed here. If you would like to add one contact us.

Nearby Military History

Nearby Upcoming Events

Sentimental Journey Fly-In (11.46 mi)
Jun 21 to Jun 25, 2022
Lock Haven, PA
WWII Revisted at PA Military Museum (40.53 mi)
May 28 to May 29, 2022
Boalsburg, PA
Berwick WWII Weekend (51.59 mi)
Jul 14 to Jul 15, 2022
Berwick, PA
Soldiers & Switchmen (76.61 mi)
Nov 12 to Nov 13, 2022
Altoona, PA
Schaefferstown WWII Weekend (79.07 mi)
Jul 30 to Jul 31, 2022
Newmanstown, PA