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

Braddock Road

Dunbar's Camp

 
 
Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 walking distance of this marker. Jumonville Glen (approx. ¼ mile away); From Jumonville to a World War
Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
2. Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington's First Battlefield (approx. 0.4 miles away); Diplomats or Spies? (approx. 0.4 miles away); Surprise Attack (approx. 0.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Jumonville Glen Skirmish. Geroge Washington's Mount Vernon website entry (Submitted on July 1, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 4,271 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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Jan. 28, 2023