George Washington visited here first in November, 1753, and again in May, 1954. On the night of June 26, 1755, he camped here with General Braddock and his army, on their memorable advance toward Fort Duquesne.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock, the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1954.
Location. 39° 51.628′ N, 79° 38.653′ W. Marker is near Hopwood, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on Jumonville Road (Pennsylvania Route 2021) 1.2 miles north of National Pike (U.S. 40). 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 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington–Braddock Road 1754–1756 (a few steps from this marker); Washington-Braddock Road 1754-55 Rock Fort Camp
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,285 times since then and 143 times this year. Last updated on June 29, 2014, by Jay Stern of Connellsville, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.