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

Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp

 
 
Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
1. Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp Marker
Inscription. General Braddock’s army ascended the ridge east of this point and advanced toward Gist’s Plantation. Col. Dunbar’s detachment, following with the heavy baggage, made its last camp here. Later, as Braddock’s defeated army streamed back, Dunbar destroyed his supplies and withdrew.
 
Erected 1952 by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock marker series.
 
Location. 39° 52.943′ N, 79° 38.778′ W. Marker is in Jumonville, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on Jumonville Road (Pennsylvania Route 2021) 3 miles north of National Pike (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hopwood PA 15445, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington’s Spring (approx. 1.5 miles away); Washington–Braddock Road 1754–1756 (approx. 1.5 miles away); Washington-Braddock Road 1754-55 Rock Fort Camp (approx. 1.6 miles away); Braddock Road - Rock Fort Camp (approx. 2.3 miles away); National Road (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
2. Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp Marker
 Jumonville Glenn. (Submitted on August 30, 2006.)
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,823 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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