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Mount Pleasant in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Edward Braddock and His Army

 
 
General Edward Braddock and His Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
1. General Edward Braddock and His Army Marker
Inscription. Crossed the Pittsburgh and Mount Pleasant Pike at this point July 3, 1755
 
Erected 1928.
 
Location. 40° 9.188′ N, 79° 33.022′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 31) and Braddock Road Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 981), on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 936 West Main Street, Mount Pleasant PA 15666, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Braddock's Military Road 1755 (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Clay Frick (approx. mile away); First General Conference of the United Brethren in Christ (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mount Pleasant War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); John W. Geary (approx. half a mile away); Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Morewood Massacre (approx. 0.8 miles away); Standard Shaft Mine and Coke Works (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, French and Indian
 
General Edward Braddock and His Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
2. General Edward Braddock and His Army Marker
General Edward Braddock and His Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
3. General Edward Braddock and His Army Marker
Mt. Pleasant Church of God in background.
General Edward Braddock image. Click for full size.
4. General Edward Braddock
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 966 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on February 3, 2011. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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