Fort Hunter Mansion and Park

5300 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

717-599-5751

History:

Fort Hunter Park commands a magnificent view of the Susquehanna River and Blue Mountains beyond. It was originally settled in 1725 by Benjamin Chambers, who later founded Chambersburg. Samuel Hunter, Chamber's brother-in-law, inherited the well-favored property which included grist and saw mills. The bustling settlement thus became known as Hunter's Mill.

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