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North Braddock in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Braddock's Defeat
 
Braddock's Defeat Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. Braddock's Defeat Marker
 
Inscription. July 9, 1755, General Braddock's British forces en route to capture Fort Duquesne were ambushed and routed by French and Indians within present limits of Braddock and North Braddock, forcing retreat and failure of the expedition.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 24.176′ N, 79° 51.8′ W. Marker is in North Braddock, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on Library Street / Jones Avenue south of Bell Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in George Washington Statue Park right down from Braddock's Field marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 534 Jones Avenue, Braddock PA 15104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Colonel George Washington Monument (here, next to this marker); Braddock's Field (a few steps from this marker); The Great Steel Strike of 1919 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Braddock's Crossing (approx. 1.1 miles away); Kennywood Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Braddock’s Crossing (approx. 1.2 miles away); Westinghouse Atom Smasher (approx. 1.2 miles away); George Westinghouse (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in North Braddock.
 
More about this marker.
 
Braddock's Defeat Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dave Kerr, August 31, 2012
2. Braddock's Defeat Marker
The PHMC marker and the Col. George Washington statue, Jones Avenue, North Braddock.
 
The marker is actually located in North Braddock.
 
Also see . . .
1. General Edward Braddock at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Braddock's Defeat (Indians) - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on July 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Braddock's Defeat and Braddock's Field Markers Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
3. Braddock's Defeat and Braddock's Field Markers
In George Washington Statue Park
 
 
Colonel George Washington Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
4. Colonel George Washington Statue
 
 
Colonel George Washington Statue Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
5. Colonel George Washington Statue Plaque
Dedicated July 9, 1930 to Colonel George Washington who served as Aide-de-camp to General Eduoard Braddock in the Battle of Braddock's Field around this site July 9, 1755
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,263 times since then. Last updated on September 4, 2012, by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on September 4, 2012, by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.   3, 4, 5. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
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