EBT heraldShirleysburg

Photo of Shirleysburg
Mile Mark: 6.30
Elevation: 570'
Date: unknown

Shirleysburg was originally the site of Fort Shirley built 1755-56, an early outpost in the area and part of the frontier fort chain. It also was home to a tannery from 1812 to 1882 founded by the parents of Samual McVitty who went on to partner in the founding of the Leas and McVitty Tannery in Saltillo.

Shirleysburg had a 1919 population of 200 and a 1990 population of 140.

View a 1994 aerial photo of Shirleysburg.

View a 1994 aerial photo of Shirleysburg.

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