Near Wolfsburg in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
—Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne —
The Road cut by Colonel James Burd in 1755 and the Forbes Road diverge here, Forbes Road leading southwestward to Shawnee Cabins Encampment 4 1/2 miles from Fort Bedford.
Erected 1930 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Forbes Road marker series.
Location. 40° 2.57′ N, 78° 33.593′ W. Marker is near Wolfsburg, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) and At the intersection of U.S. Route 30 and PA 31. (Pennsylvania Route 31) on Lincoln Highway. Click for map. The monument is located at the intersection of U.S. Route 30 and PA Route 31 in Napier Township, approximately 1.5 miles west of Wolfsburg. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford PA 15522, United States of America. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford PA 15522, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Forbes Road (here, next to this marker); Traveling The Highway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bonnet Tavern (about 400 feet away); The Coffee Pot (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bedford Village (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Bedford Village (approx. 3.3 miles away); Grist Millstone (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 3.4 miles away).
More about this marker. The PAHMC Forbes Road marker is steps away from this
monument. The historic 18th Century Jean Bonnet Tavern is also nearby.
Categories. • Roads & Vehicles • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2012, by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 338 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2012, by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.