Kantner in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
— Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne —
Fortifications were erected
a few rods north of this site
The Forbes Road leads
northward to the
encampment at the foot of
23.5 miles from Fort Bedford
Erected 1930 by Pennsylvania Historical Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Forbes Road, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marker series.
Location. 40° 6.188′ N, 78° 56.064′ W. Marker is in Kantner, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is on Whistler Road (Pennsylvania Route 403), on the right when traveling west. Marker is adjacent to the parking lot of North Star School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stoystown PA 15563, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); Quemahoning Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Highway Enterprise (approx. 1.1 miles away); Flight 93 National Memorial September 11, 2001 (approx. 3.2 miles away); A Field of Honor (approx. 3.3 miles away); Hooversville Veterans Memorial (approx. 3½ miles away); Flight 93 (approx. 3.6 miles away).
Categories. • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Roads & Vehicles • War, French and Indian •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 568 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.