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Near Everett in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forbes Road

(Fort Juniata)

 
 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 15, 2012
1. Forbes Road Marker
Inscription.  At the Juniata Crossings, half a mile north of here, General Forbes erected a small stockade in 1758 to protect the communications of his army moving west to attack Fort Duquesne.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Forbes Road, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marker series.
 
Location. 39° 59.754′ N, 78° 16.115′ W. Marker is near Everett, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is on Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) 0.3 miles west of Dell Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Everett PA 15537, 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. Military Convoys (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Pennsylvania Turnpike (approx. 1.8 miles away); Highway Enterprise (approx. 2.2 miles away); Everett Area Honor Roll (approx. 5 miles away); Everett Veterans Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Highway Enterprise
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 15, 2012
2. Forbes Road Marker
(approx. 5 miles away); Our Main Street (approx. 5 miles away); Early Roads (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Everett.
 
Also see . . .  Forbes Road Fort Juniata - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on February 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesRoads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 658 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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