Near Evans City in Butler County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Major George Washington
Washington and Gist were following the course of the Venango Indian Trail, which crossed the highway at this spot. It followed an almost north and south line from the forks of the Ohio (Pittsburgh) to Venango (Franklin), and was one of the most important of the Indian trails.
Erected 1925 by The General Richard Butler Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative Americans • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is December 27, 1940.
Location. 40° 47.295′ N, 80° 1.95′ W. Marker is near Evans City, Pennsylvania, in Butler County. Marker is on Evans City Road (Pennsylvania Route 68) 0.1 miles north of Ash Stop Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Evans City PA 16033, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Washington (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rapp's Seat Vineyard Hill (approx. 4.8 miles away); Harmonist Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away); Harmonist - Ziegler Barn (approx. 4.9 miles away); Harmony (approx. 5.1 miles away); 1806 Plains Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Harmony Mennonites (approx. 5.2 miles away); Cranberry Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 5½ miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,013 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.