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Monroeville in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forbes Road

Bouquet's Breastworks

 
 
Forbes Road Bouquet's Breastworks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. Forbes Road Bouquet's Breastworks Marker
Inscription. The last base of General Forbes' army. After crossing nearly “two hundred miles of wild and unknown country,” the army entered Fort Duquesne on November 25, 1758.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Forbes Road marker series.
 
Location. 40° 27.599′ N, 79° 45.165′ W. Marker is in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on Old Frankstown Road (Pennsylvania Route 2066) 0.3 miles east of Center Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of the Boyce Park Administration Building. Marker is in this post office area: Monroeville PA 15146, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William D. Boyce (approx. 0.4 miles away); Murrysville Gas Well (approx. 3.7 miles away); Haymaker Well (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 3.9 miles away); Bouquet Camp (approx. 3.9 miles away); Linhart Homestead (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 4.7 miles away); Beulah Chapel (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Forbes Road Bouquet's Breastworks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
2. Forbes Road Bouquet's Breastworks Marker

1. French and Indian War: Brigadier General John Forbes' Expedition. By James P. Myers, Military History, Dec. 2001. (Submitted on March 14, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. General John Forbes at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,316 times since then and 114 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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