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Bouquet Camp

 
 
Bouquet Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. Bouquet Camp Marker
Inscription.  Bouquet Camp, supply base in the Forbes' campaign against the French holding Fort Duquesne in 1758, was near here. Named in honor of Colonel Bouquet, second-in-command and builder of Forbes Road.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Forbes Road, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1758.
 
Location. 40° 29.052′ N, 79° 49.144′ W. Marker is in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Saltsburg Road (Pennsylvania Route 380) and Frankstown Road, on the right when traveling east on Saltsburg Road. Located at a BP gas station at the corner of Frankstown and Saltsburg roads. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Verona PA 15147, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forbes Road (here, next to this marker); Industrial Oakmont
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(approx. 2˝ miles away); Camp D. D. Gaillard (approx. 2.6 miles away); River Recreation (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Churches of Oakmont (approx. 2.7 miles away); Oakmont Carnegie Library (approx. 2.9 miles away); Crossing the River (approx. 2.9 miles away); Beulah Chapel (approx. 3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Next to Forbes Road-Bouquet Camp plaque at same location.
 
Bouquet Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
2. Bouquet Camp Marker
Forbes Road Bouquet Camp Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
3. Forbes Road Bouquet Camp Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,701 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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