Near Markleysburg in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Twelve Springs Camp
Erected 1952 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° 46.658′ N, 79° 30.036′ W. Marker is near Markleysburg, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on National Pike (U.S. 40) west of Pike School Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4617 National Pike, Markleysburg PA 15459, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Polo Player (approx. 2.6 miles away); Fort Necessity (approx. 3.8 miles away); Preston County / Pennsylvania Mt. Washington Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Great Meadows Campaign (approx. 5.2 miles away).
Regarding Braddock Road. There is a local road called Braddock Road that parallels this stretch of US 40 about a mile south. The camp was probably there.
Also see . . . John Kennedy Lacock's Braddock Road. Footnote 51 fixes the location of Twelve Springs Camp. (Submitted on May 13, 2006.)
Categories. • Roads & Vehicles • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,977 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.