Massachusetts Heights in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Road to Fort Duquesne
—[National Cathedral] —
by the Society of Colonial Wars
in the District of Columbia
to mark the road over which
on April 14, 1755
a division of the British Army
under General Braddock
marched on its way to Fort Duquesne.
Erected 1907 by The Society of Colonial Wars.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock marker series.
Location. 38° 55.786′ N, 77° 4.363′ W. Marker is in Massachusetts Heights, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Wisconsin Avenue, NW 0.1 miles north of Massachusetts Avenue, NW [Embassy Row], on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is accessible to pedestrians on the grounds of the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, popularly known as the "Washington National Cathedral" - on the grass just north of the cathedral's service road. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20016, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. All Hallows Guild (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Why Are These Stones Here? (about 400 feet away); Herb Cottage Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington National Cathedral (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral Cornerstone (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Vladimir Millennial Bell Tower (approx. 0.4 miles away); The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Massachusetts Heights.
Also see . . .
1. General Edward Braddock. (Submitted on May 20, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Historical Address of Marcus Benjamin,. and other papers relative to the dedication of the Braddock Boulder, in the Cathedral Grounds, Mount St. Alban, Washington, D.C., Sunday, November 10, 1907 (Submitted on August 18, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. The Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, popularly known as Washington National Cathedral
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 786 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 5, 6. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 7, 8, 9, 10. 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 March 4, 2017.