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James McClure House (Fort McClure Site)

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Fort McClure Site
c. 1778. Fort McClure Blvd. west of Market St.

Just west of Town Park on a hillside facing the Susquehanna River is the colonial homestead attributed to Bloomsburg's first settler, James McClure. This three-bay Federal-style clapboarded house with an attached log cabin may be the building that served as Fort McClure during the War of Independence.

Writing Credits

Author: 
George E. Thomas
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George E. Thomas, "James McClure House (Fort McClure Site)", [Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-02-CO18.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 500-500.

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