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Connellsville in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Colonel William Crawford

 
 
Col. William Crawford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
1. Col. William Crawford Marker
Inscription. Hero of Indian wars, made his home about a half mile from Connellsville after 1766, and was Washington's land agent. During the Revolution, he led a campaign against Ohio Indians; he was captured and killed near Upper Sandusky in 1782.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 1.146′ N, 79° 35.965′ W. Marker is in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Memorial Boulevard (U.S. 119) and North 7th Street, on the right when traveling south on Memorial Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Connellsville PA 15425, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin Wells (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Colonel William Crawford (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Braddock's Twelfth Camp (about 600 feet away); Connellsville Memorial Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Connellsville (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Connellsville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chestnut Ridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War II Connellsville Canteen (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Connellsville.
 
Also see . . .
Col. William Crawford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
2. Col. William Crawford Marker
 William Crawford at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on April 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Col. William Crawford image. Click for full size.
By Robert O. Chadeayne, 1777
3. Col. William Crawford
Portrait of Colonel William Crawford (1732 - 1782), who was an American soldier, and fought Indians in the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War.
 
 
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