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Near East Providence Township in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forbes Road

(Fort Juniata)

 
 
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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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesRoads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Forbes Road, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1758.
 
Location. 39° 59.754′ N, 78° 16.115′ W. Marker is near East Providence Township, 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 at or near this postal address: 15481 Lincoln Hwy, Breezewood PA 15533, 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. The Pennsylvania Turnpike (approx. 1.8 miles away); Military Convoys (approx. 1.8 miles away); Highway Enterprise (approx. 2.2 miles away); Everett Area Honor Roll
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 15, 2012
2. Forbes Road Marker
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(approx. 5 miles away); Everett Veterans Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Highway Enterprise (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 East Providence Township.
 
Also see . . .  Forbes Road Fort Juniata - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on February 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 710 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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