Near Farmington in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This monument was erected and dedicated to the memory of Major General Edward Braddock by the Braddock Memorial Park Association of Fayette County, Penna., October 15, 1913.
This bronze tablet was erected and dedicated to the memory of Major General Edward Braddock by the Officers of his old regiment, The Coldstream Guards of England. October 15, 1913.
(the fourth face lists the members of the Braddock Memorial Park Association.)
Erected 1913 by Braddock Memorial Park Association of Fayette County, Penna.
Topics and series. This historical Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 9, 1912.
Location. 39° 49.945′ N, 79° 36.069′ W. Marker is near Farmington, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on National Pike (U.S. 40) 1.2 miles east of Fayette Springs Road. One mile west of Fort Necessity National Battlefield. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farmington PA 15437, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Secret Grave (a few steps from this marker); Braddock Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Braddock’s Original Grave Site (within shouting distance of this marker); First Roads to the West (within shouting distance of this marker); Road to Disaster (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmington.
Also see . . .
1. Braddock's Grave. Describes this marker, Gen. Braddock's march to the Forks of the Ohio, and his death and burials. (Submitted on April 25, 2006.)
2. Remarks by Col. Patrick Reese Davis for the Commemoration at Braddock's Grave, July 17, 2005.(Submitted on April 29, 2006.)
3. The Braddock Expedition of 1755: Catastrophe in the Wilderness. (Submitted on January 30, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 5,934 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 25, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 6. submitted on July 29, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.