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Near Farmington in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Braddock Park

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
1. Braddock Park Marker
Inscription. Gen. Edward Braddock was buried here in 1755, after his disastrous defeat and death. The site of his original grave, the new grave to which his remains were moved in 1804, and a trace of the Braddock Road may be seen here.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock marker series.
 
Location. 39° 49.921′ N, 79° 36.055′ W. Marker is near Farmington, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on National Pike (U.S. 40) 1.2 miles east of Fayette Springs Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farmington PA 15437, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Roads to the West (a few steps from this marker); The Old Braddock Road (within shouting distance of this marker); A Secret Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); Braddock’s Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); Road to Disaster (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmington.
 
Regarding Braddock Park. Braddock Park is one mile west of Fort Necessity National Battlefield.
Braddock Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
2. Braddock Park Marker
There is an ample parking lot and no admission charge.
 
Also see . . .  Braddock Park - Behind the Marker. Explore PA History.com (Submitted on July 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraLandmarksNative AmericansNotable PersonsWar, French and Indian
 
Braddock Park image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
3. Braddock Park
This marker is in the distance on the left. In the foreground are the First Roads to the West and The Old Braddock Road markers.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,529 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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