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

Braddock Road

Dunbar's Camp

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
1. Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp Marker
Inscription.  General Braddock’s army ascended the ridge east of this point and advanced toward Gist’s Plantation. Col. Dunbar’s detachment, following with the heavy baggage, made its last camp here. Later, as Braddock’s defeated army streamed back, Dunbar destroyed his supplies and withdrew.
 
Erected 1952 by the 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 Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists.
 
Location. 39° 52.943′ N, 79° 38.778′ W. Marker is near Jumonville, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on Jumonville Road (Pennsylvania Route 2021) 3 miles north of National Pike (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hopwood PA 15445, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington’s Spring (approx. 1½ miles
Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
2. Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp Marker
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away); Washington–Braddock Road 1754–1756 (approx. 1½ miles away); Washington-Braddock Road 1754-55 Rock Fort Camp (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Braddock Road (approx. 2.3 miles away); National Road (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Jumonville Glenn. (Submitted on August 30, 2006.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 4,142 times since then and 99 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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