Near Evans City in Butler County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Major George Washington
Washington and Gist were following the course of the Venango Indian Trail, which crossed the highway at this spot. It followed an almost north and south line from the forks of the Ohio (Pittsburgh) to Venango (Franklin), and was one of the most important of the Indian trails.
Erected 1925 by The General Richard Butler Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 40° 47.295′ N, 80° 1.95′ W. Marker is near Evans City, Pennsylvania, in Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Evans City PA 16033, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Washington (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harmonist Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away); Harmony (approx. 5.1 miles away); 1806 Plains Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Harmony Mennonites (approx. 5.3 miles away); Cranberry Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 5½ miles away); Zelienople (approx. 5.6 miles away); USS Mars AFS-1 Ships Bell (approx. 6½ miles away).
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Native Americans • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 766 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.