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General Braddock’s 5th Camp

 
 
General Braddock's 5th Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
1. General Braddock's 5th Camp Marker
Inscription.  On the march to Fort Duquesne June 19th, 1755. By Washington’s advice, Braddock pushed forward from Little Meadows to this camp with 1200 chosen men and officers leaving the heavy artillery and baggage behind to follow by easy stages under Colonel Dunbar.
 
Erected by Maryland Historic Trust and Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, 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 June 19, 1681.
 
Location. 39° 41.734′ N, 79° 10.453′ W. Marker is in Grantsville, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is on National Pike (Alternate U.S. 40) west of Springs Road (Maryland Route 669), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grantsville MD 21536, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Fuller-Baker House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The National Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Leo J. Beachy
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(approx. one mile away); Casselman Hotel (approx. 1.2 miles away); Traveling the National Road (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grantsville.
 
Additional keywords. Braddock's Road, National Road
 
The View East image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
2. The View East
Remains of a National Road Bridge Over a Creek Nearby image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
3. Remains of a National Road Bridge Over a Creek Nearby
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 3,487 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 18, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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