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Near Ligonier in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Original Course of Forbes Road

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By Mike Wintermantel, August 24, 2013
1. Original Course of Forbes Road Marker
Inscription.  Through Ligonier Valley to Fort Pitt
 
Erected 1958 by The Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 40° 14.408′ N, 79° 11.894′ W. Marker is near Ligonier, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Forbes Road and Gravel Hill Road, on the left when traveling east on Old Forbes Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ligonier PA 15658, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bullet's Defeat (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ligonier Train Crash (approx. 1.3 miles away); Loyalhanning (approx. 1.7 miles away); Forbes Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); Fort Ligonier (approx. 1.9 miles away); Building the Highway (approx. 2.1 miles away); Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Ligonier (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ligonier.
 
More about this marker. Marker is mounted to a stone at the intersection
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Forbes Road. (Submitted on September 4, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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By Mike Wintermantel, August 24, 2013
2. Original Course of Forbes Road Marker
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By Mike Wintermantel, August 24, 2013
3. Original Course of Forbes Road Marker
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By Tim Maurice, April 14, 2018
4. Original Course of Forbes Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on February 13, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on April 23, 2018, by Tim Maurice of Westerville, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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