Fort Roberdeau

Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Fort Roberdeau was built to protect a lead mining and smelting operation on the Pennsylvania frontier during the American Revolution. The fort provided a safe haven for soldiers and settlers throughout the region. In 1778 it was decided, because of a scarcity of lead, General Daniel Roberdeau would lead an expedition to direct the building of a lead mine in Sinking Valley. The lead procured would be shipped back for the use of the Continental Army. Fort Roberdeau, although open for only a couple of years, is a wonderful example of the hardships that America faced during its struggle for independence

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Fort Roberdeau Historic Site
383 Fort Roberdeau Road
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Lat: 40.58, Long: -78.2 Google Maps

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