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Schellsburg in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forbes Camp

 
 
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By F. Robby, May 9, 2008
1. Forbes Camp Marker
Inscription. Near here was located Shawnee Cabins camp. Used by Gen. Forbes army in the campaign of 1758 against the French at Fort Duquesne in present Pittsburgh.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.93′ N, 78° 38.875′ W. Marker is in Schellsburg, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is on Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) 0.2 miles west of Market Street (Pennsylvania Route 96), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schellsburg PA 15559, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forbes Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Shawnee Cabins (within shouting distance of this marker); The Beginning of Agricultural Cooperative Extension Service (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Log Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bedford Co. Bridge #15 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor (approx. 1.8 miles away); William Frazier (approx. 2.7 miles away); Jacob Kinsey (Kintzy) Homestead (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schellsburg.
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian
 
Forbes Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 23, 2009
2. Forbes Camp Marker
Photo taken looking west on Route 30.
Forbes Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, November 5, 2011
3. Forbes Camp Marker
Forbes Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Kerr, September 23, 2012
4. Forbes Camp Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,473 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 11, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on January 30, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on November 16, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   4. submitted on September 23, 2012, by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
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