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Jenners Township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forbes Road

1758

 

— Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne —

 
Forbes Road Plaque image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
1. Forbes Road Plaque
Inscription.  
Tomahawk Encampment
At foot
of
Laurel Hill
the
Forbes Road
leads northwestward
to
Fort Ligonier
35.5 miles from Fort Bedford

 
Erected 1930 by Pennsylvania Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and CastlesPatriots & PatriotismWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Forbes Road, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists.
 
Location. 40° 10.153′ N, 79° 5.482′ W. Marker is in Jenners Township, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Klines Mill Road and Sliding Rock Road, on the left when traveling west on Klines Mill Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1986 Klines Mill Rd, Boswell PA 15531, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick S. Duesenberg (approx. one mile away); Log Grist Mill
Map on Forbes Road Plaque image. Click for full size.
Pennsylvania Historical Commission, 1930
2. Map on Forbes Road Plaque
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Highway Attractions (approx. 1.7 miles away); Quecreek Mine Accident and Rescue (approx. 6.3 miles away); Bullet's Defeat (approx. 6.9 miles away); Original Course of Forbes Road (approx. 7˝ miles away); Highway Enterprise (approx. 8˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jenners Township.
 
Also see . . .  Forbes Road at Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Map on Forbes Road Plaque image. Click for full size.
Pennsylvania Historical Commission, 1930
3. Map on Forbes Road Plaque
Forbes Road Plaque image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
4. Forbes Road Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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