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Penn Hills in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bouquet Camp

 
 
Bouquet Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. Bouquet Camp Marker
Inscription. Bouquet Camp, supply base in the Forbes' campaign against the French holding Fort Duquesne in 1758, was near here. Named in honor of Colonel Bouquet, second-in-command and builder of Forbes Road.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Forbes Road marker series.
 
Location. 40° 29.052′ N, 79° 49.144′ W. Marker is in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Saltsburg Road (Pennsylvania Route 380) and Frankstown Road, on the right when traveling east on Saltsburg Road. Click for map. Located at a BP gas station at the corner of Frankstown and Saltsburg roads. Marker is in this post office area: Verona PA 15147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forbes Road (here, next to this marker); Camp D. D. Gaillard (approx. 2.6 miles away); Oakmont Carnegie Library (approx. 2.9 miles away); Beulah Chapel (approx. 3 miles away); General Matthew B. Ridgway (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker
Bouquet Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
2. Bouquet Camp Marker
also named Forbes Road (approx. 3.9 miles away); William D. Boyce (approx. 4 miles away); Carnegie Hero Fund Commission (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Next to Forbes Road-Bouquet Camp plaque at same location.
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian
 
Forbes Road Bouquet Camp Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
3. Forbes Road Bouquet Camp Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 983 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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