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

Forbes Road

Stony Creek Encampment

 
 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
1. Forbes Road Marker
Inscription. A fortified supply depot known as the Stony Creek encampment or fort was a little north of here. The route then leads north to the foot of Laurel Hill, the site of Tomahawk camp.
 
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Forbes Road marker series.
 
Location. 40° 5.839′ N, 78° 56.659′ W. Marker is near Stoystown, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) and Whistler Road (Pennsylvania Route 403) on Lincoln Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stoystown PA 15563, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Quemahoning Township Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); Highway Enterprise (approx. 0.7 miles away); September 11, 2001 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Flight 93 National Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); A Field of Honor (approx. 3.4 miles away); Flight 93 (approx. 3.6 miles away); Flight 93 Temporary Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stoystown.
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian
 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
2. Forbes Road Marker
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 15, 2016
3. Forbes Road Marker
At the intersection of the Lincoln Highway and Whistler Road. Whistler Road here follows old Forbes Road.
Nearby Lincoln Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 15, 2016
4. Nearby Lincoln Highway Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page was last revised on December 25, 2016.
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