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

Gist's Plantation

 
 
Gist's Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 22, 2012
1. Gist's Plantation Marker
Inscription. Christopher Gist, the Ohio Company surveyor who went to Fort LeBoeuf with Washington, settled here in 1753. In 1754, Washington halted his campaign here and retreated to Fort Necessity. Pursuing French destroyed the plantation.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.298′ N, 79° 39.099′ W. Marker is near Connellsville, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on University Drive (U.S. 119) 0.1 miles south of Cellurale Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Connellsville PA 15425, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Meason House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fayette Campus (approx. 0.6 miles away); Connellsville Coke Region (approx. 0.7 miles away); Braddock Road (approx. 4 miles away); Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp (approx. 5 miles away); Benjamin Wells (approx. 5.2 miles away); Colonel William Crawford (approx. 5.2 miles away); Braddock's Twelfth Camp (approx. 5.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Connellsville.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located near the Meason House marker, Route 119
Gist's Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 22, 2012
2. Gist's Plantation Marker
is fast and the shoulder is tight, use caution when visiting this marker
 
Also see . . .  Gist''s Plantation - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on September 22, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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