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Near Grantsville in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bear Camp

 
 
Bear Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
1. Bear Camp Marker
Inscription. General Braddock's 6th camp on the march to Fort Duquesne Saturday and Sunday June 20th and 21st, 1755. Washington was forced to remain behind with a guard on account of "violent fevers" until cured by "Dr. James's Powders (one of the most excellent medicines in the world)," he wrote his brother Augustine.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock, and the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 39° 43.021′ N, 79° 17.201′ W. Marker is near Grantsville, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is on National Pike (U.S. 40) 0.8 miles east of the Pennsylvania state line, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grantsville MD 21536, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. National Road (approx. one mile away in Pennsylvania); Pennsylvania (approx. one mile away in Pennsylvania); Keyser’s Ridge (approx. 2.7 miles away); Toll House (approx. 3.1 miles away in Pennsylvania); Great Crossings (approx. 3.3 miles away in Pennsylvania).
 
Also see . . .  Bear Camp
Bear Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
2. Bear Camp Marker
. On Braddock's March .org website. (Submitted on May 18, 2006.) 
 
Additional keywords. Braddock's Road
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,609 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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