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Near Connellsville in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Braddock Road

Stewart's Crossing

 
 
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By William Richard Harrison, July 18, 2010
1. Braddock Road Marker
Inscription.  General Braddock's twelfth camp, June 28, 1755, on the march to Fort Duquesne, was north of here, near the Youghiogheny River. On June 30, the army forded the River at Stewart's Crossing to a point about one-half mile northwest of present-day Connellsville.
 
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 Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1864.
 
Location. 40° 0.032′ N, 79° 36.309′ W. Marker is near Connellsville, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on U.S. 119 0.1 miles south of Clair Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1515 Morrell Avenue, Connellsville PA 15425, 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. Benjamin Wells (approx. 1.3 miles away); Col. William Crawford (approx. 1.3 miles away); Colonel William Crawford (approx. 1.4 miles away); Braddock's Twelfth Camp (approx. 1.4
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By Mike Wintermantel, September 22, 2012
2. Braddock Road Marker
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miles away); Home of Colonel William Crawford (approx. 1.4 miles away); Edwin S. Porter (approx. 1.4 miles away); Connellsville (approx. 1˝ miles away); a different marker also named Connellsville (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Connellsville.
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, September 22, 2012
3. Braddock Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2010, by William Richard Harrison of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,185 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 20, 2010, by William Richard Harrison of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on September 22, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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