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Penn Hills in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forbes Road

1758

— Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne —

 
 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. Forbes Road Marker
Inscription.  
The Bouquet Encampment was located three miles east of this place which marks the farthest Northern point of the Forbes Road which leads Westward to Fort Duquesne

97 miles from Bedford

 
Erected 1930 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryRoads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Forbes Road series list.
 
Location. 40° 29.052′ N, 79° 49.143′ 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 next to Bouquet's Camp Marker. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6105 Saltsburg Road, 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. Bouquet Camp (here, next to this marker); Industrial Oakmont (approx.
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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).
 
Also see . . .  General John Forbes at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Forbes Road - The Bouquet Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
2. Forbes Road - The Bouquet Encampment Marker
 
 
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 1,258 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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