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Near Jennerstown in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forbes Road

1758

 

—Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne —

 
Forbes Road Plaque image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
1. Forbes Road Plaque
Inscription.
Tomahawk Encampment
At foot
of
Laurel Hill
the
Forbes Road
leads northwestward
to
Fort Ligonier
35.5 miles from Fort Bedford

 
Erected 1930 by Pennsylvania Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Forbes Road marker series.
 
Location. 40° 10.153′ N, 79° 5.482′ W. Marker is near Jennerstown, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Klines Mill Road and Sliding Rock Road, on the left when traveling west on Klines Mill Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jennerstown PA 15547, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick S. Duesenberg (approx. one mile away); Log Grist Mill (approx. 1.6 miles away); Highway Attractions (approx. 1.7 miles away); Quecreek Mine Accident and Rescue (approx. 6.3 miles away); Bullet's Defeat (approx. 6.9 miles away); Original Course of Forbes Road (approx. 7.5 miles away); Highway Enterprise (approx. 8.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jennerstown.
 
Also see . . .
Map on Forbes Road Plaque image. Click for full size.
Pennsylvania Historical Commission, 1930
2. Map on Forbes Road Plaque
 Forbes Road at Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesPatriots & PatriotismWar, French and Indian
 
Map on Forbes Road Plaque image. Click for full size.
Pennsylvania Historical Commission, 1930
3. Map on Forbes Road Plaque
Forbes Road Plaque image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
4. Forbes Road Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 457 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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