Braddock's Military Road 1755 Monacatootha's Camp
This tablet was erected to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Washington by the school children of Sewickley Township November 23, 1932.
Erected 1932 by School Children of Sewickley Township.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Military • Native Americans • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 6, 1755.
Location. 40° 17.249′ N, 79° 42.657′ W. Marker is in Irwin, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Walthour (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Beginning of the Lincoln Highway (approx. 2.8 miles away); John Irwin House (approx. 2.8 miles away); Braddock's Military Road 1755 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Long Run Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Arthur J. Rooney (approx. 4.7 miles away); Bushy Run (approx. 5.1 miles away); Fort Reburn (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Irwin.
More about this marker. The marker is on private property but can easily be seen from the road. The homeowner set out small stone pavers to allow visitors to walk up to the marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2015, by Andrew Capets of Irwin, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,306 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on September 1, 2016, by Jay Stern of Connellsville, Pennsylvania. Photo 1. submitted on May 17, 2015, by Andrew Capets of Irwin, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.