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Dublin Township in Fulton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forbes Road

Raystown Path

 
 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
1. Forbes Road Marker
Inscription.  Just east of here is the junction of the two branches of the Raystown Path: a mountain shortcut by way of Fannettsburg, and Gen. Forbes road through Cowan Gap. From here Forbes route is marked by towns named for his forts: Littleton, Bedford, Ligonier, Pittsburgh.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and CastlesRoads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Forbes Road, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists.
 
Location. 40° 4.646′ N, 77° 54.105′ W. Marker is in Dublin Township, Pennsylvania, in Fulton County. Marker is on Great Cove Road (U.S. 522) 0.2 miles west of Grist Mill Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burnt Cabins PA 17215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burnt Cabins (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Burnt Cabins (approx.
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 9, 2009
2. Forbes Road Marker
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0.3 miles away); Fort Lyttelton (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fort Littleton (approx. 3.3 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic Picnic (approx. 7.6 miles away); a different marker also named Grand Army of the Republic Picnic (approx. 7.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away); "Shadow of Death" (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dublin Township.
 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 9, 2009
3. Forbes Road Marker
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
4. Forbes Road Marker
Looking west along US Rt 522.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,320 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 1, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   4. submitted on June 1, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 2, 2022