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

Forbes Road

1758

 

— Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne —

 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, March 29, 2015
1. Forbes Road Marker
Inscription.  
Edmond's Swamp
The fort stood a few rods west of this marker. The Forbes Road leads westward to Stony Creek Encampment 10.5 miles from Fort Bedford.
 
Erected 1930 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 6.254′ N, 78° 50.581′ W. Marker is near Shade Township, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is on Monument Road, 0.1 miles west of Burlinda Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 689 Monument Rd, Central City PA 15926, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Legion Post 449 War Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 2½ miles away); Flight 93 National Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Tower of Voices (approx. 2.9 miles away); View from the Flight Path Overlook
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, March 29, 2015
2. Forbes Road Marker
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(approx. 3.8 miles away); A Field of Honor (approx. 3.8 miles away); September 11, 2001 (approx. 4½ miles away); a different marker also named Flight 93 National Memorial (approx. 4½ miles away).
 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, March 29, 2015
3. Forbes Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Jan. 28, 2023