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Schellsburg in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forbes Road

1758

 

—Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne —

 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, May 9, 2008
1. Forbes Road Marker
Inscription.
Shawnee Cabins Encampment
At this point
the Forbes Road
leads southwestward
to
the eastern slope
of
the Allegheny Mountains
8 1/3 miles from Fort Bedford

 
Erected 1930 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Forbes Road marker series.
 
Location. 40° 2.93′ N, 78° 38.85′ W. Marker is in Schellsburg, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is on Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) 0.2 miles west of Market Street (Pennsylvania Route 96), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schellsburg PA 15559, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shawnee Cabins (a few steps from this marker); Forbes Camp (within shouting distance of this marker); The Beginning of Agricultural Cooperative Extension Service (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Log Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bedford Co. Bridge #15 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, November 5, 2011
2. Forbes Road Marker
(approx. 1.8 miles away); William Frazier (approx. 2.6 miles away); Jacob Kinsey (Kintzy) Homestead (approx. 4.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Schellsburg.
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian
 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, November 5, 2011
3. Forbes Road Marker
Per Tot Discrimina image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2016
4. Per Tot Discrimina
"through so many crises"
Close-up of image on marker
Britannica Ohio Consilio Manque image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2016
5. Britannica Ohio Consilio Manque
"British Ohio, by work and by wisdom"
Close-up of image on marker
Virtue Liberty and Independence image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2016
6. Virtue Liberty and Independence
Close-up of image on marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,571 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 31, 2016.
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