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Near Kittanning in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Blanket Hill

 
 
Blanket Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 25, 2011
1. Blanket Hill Marker
Inscription. So named for the blankets left by the Armstrong expedition after destroying Kittanning. Here also was a stopping point of the troops on September 7, 1756 en route to attack the Indians.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 45.894′ N, 79° 25.001′ W. Marker is near Kittanning, Pennsylvania, in Armstrong County. Marker is on Benjamin Franklin Highway (U.S. 422) 0.3 miles east of Simpson Church Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kittanning PA 16201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Blanket Hill (here, next to this marker); Fort Armstrong (approx. 5.7 miles away); Kittanning (approx. 6 miles away); Pittsburgh Plate Glass Ford City Works (approx. 6.1 miles away); Armstrong County (approx. 6.3 miles away); In Memory of General John Armstrong (approx. 6.3 miles away); Kittanning or Attiqué Indian Town (approx. 6.4 miles away); Armstrong County Civil War Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kittanning.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, French and Indian
 
Blanket Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 25, 2011
2. Blanket Hill Marker
Looking west on Benjamin Franklin Highway (US 422)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 506 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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