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Penn Hills in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forbes Road

1758

 

—Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne —

 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. Forbes Road Marker
Inscription.  
The Bouquet Encampment was located three miles east of this place which marks the farthest Northern point of the Forbes Road which leads Westward to Fort Duquesne

97 miles from Bedford

 
Erected 1930 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Forbes Road marker series.
 
Location. 40° 29.052′ N, 79° 49.143′ W. Marker is in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Saltsburg Road (Pennsylvania Route 380) and Frankstown Road, on the right when traveling east on Saltsburg Road. Touch for map. Located next to Bouquet's Camp Marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6105 Saltsburg Road, Verona PA 15147, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bouquet Camp (here, next to this marker); Camp D. D. Gaillard (approx. 2.6 miles away); Oakmont Carnegie Library (approx. 2.9 miles away); Beulah Chapel
Forbes Road - The Bouquet Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
2. Forbes Road - The Bouquet Encampment Marker
(approx. 3 miles away); General Matthew B. Ridgway (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 3.9 miles away); William D. Boyce (approx. 4 miles away); Carnegie Hero Fund Commission (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  General John Forbes at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. MilitaryRoads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 927 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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