Fort Mifflin

Local nameFort Mifflin
LocationPhiladelphia, USA

Fort Mifflin, originally called Fort Island Battery and also known as Mud Island Fort, was commissioned in 1771 and sits on Mud Island on the Delaware River below Philadelphia, Pennsylvania near Philadelphia International Airport. During the American Revolutionary War, the British Army bombarded and captured the fort as part of their conquest of Philadelphia in autumn 1777. In 1795 the fort was renamed for Thomas Mifflin, a Continental Army officer and the first post-independence Governor of Pennsylvania.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Mifflin

Official Website http://www.fortmifflin.us/

Address Philadelphia 19153, United States

Coordinates 39°52'31.264" N -75°12'46.963" E

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