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White Oak in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Braddock's Last Encampment

 
 
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circa February 13, 2016
1. Braddock's Last Encampment Marker
Inscription.  At or near this point, July 8, 1755. Major General Edward Braddock with his army camped on his military expedition against Fort Duquesne.

Here also, George Washington, who having taken ill at Bear Camp, now Oakton Maryland, June 19, 1755, rejoined the army.

About one mile distant, near the mouth of Crooked Run, Braddock crossed the Monongahela river on the morning of July 9, 1755. In the evening he retreated by the same route.
 
Erected 1914 by Queen Aliquippa Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, French and Indian.
 
Location. 40° 21.17′ N, 79° 48.811′ W. Marker is in White Oak, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Victoria Drive. Located in rock in front of the White Oak Pool. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 169 Victoria Drive, McKeesport PA 15131, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Helen Richey (approx. 1.1 miles away); Queen Aliquippa (approx. 1.1 miles away);

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David McKee (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort Reburn (approx. 1.8 miles away); Duquesne Steel Works (approx. 2.1 miles away); National Tube Works (approx. 2˝ miles away); Kennedy-Nixon Taft-Hartley Debate (approx. 2.9 miles away); George Westinghouse (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2017. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on February 15, 2021. Photo   1. submitted on November 5, 2017. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Mar. 8, 2021