Near Wolfsburg in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
— Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne —
The Road cut by Colonel James Burd in 1755 and the Forbes Road diverge here, Forbes Road leading southwestward to Shawnee Cabins Encampment 4 1/2 miles from Fort Bedford.
Erected 1930 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Forbes Road, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 2.57′ N, 78° 33.593′ W. Marker was near Wolfsburg, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker was at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) and At the intersection of U.S. Route 30 and PA 31. (Pennsylvania Route 31) on Lincoln Highway. The monument is located at the intersection of U.S. Route 30 and PA Route 31 in Napier Township, approximately 1.5 miles west of Wolfsburg. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford PA 15522, United States of America. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Bedford PA 15522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Forbes Road Traveling The Highway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bonnet Tavern (about 400 feet away); From Motor Camping to Tourist Cabins (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Coffee Pot (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bedford Village (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Bedford Village (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fort Bedford (approx. 3.4 miles away).
More about this marker. The PAHMC Forbes Road marker is steps away from this
monument. The historic 18th Century Jean Bonnet Tavern is also nearby.
Categories. • Roads & Vehicles • War, French and Indian •
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2012, by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 606 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on October 24, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2012, by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on October 24, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.