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

General Braddock’s 5th Camp

 
 
General Braddock's 5th Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
1. General Braddock's 5th Camp Marker
Inscription. On the march to Fort Duquesne June 19th, 1755. By Washington’s advice, Braddock pushed forward from Little Meadows to this camp with 1200 chosen men and officers leaving the heavy artillery and baggage behind to follow by easy stages under Colonel Dunbar.
 
Erected by the Maryland Historic Trust and the Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock marker series.
 
Location. 39° 41.734′ N, 79° 10.453′ W. Marker is in Granstville, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is on National Pike (Alternate U.S. 40) west of Springs Road (Maryland Route 669), 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Fuller-Baker House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grantsville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Leo J. Beachy (approx. one mile away); Traveling the National Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Early Inns (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Braddock's
The View East image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
2. The View East
Road, National Road

 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, French and Indian
 
Remains of a National Road Bridge Over a Creek Nearby image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
3. Remains of a National Road Bridge Over a Creek Nearby
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,675 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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