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

Bushy Run

 
 
Bushy Run Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
1. Bushy Run Marker
Inscription. Three miles to the south, at Bushy Run, an army under Colonel Henry Bouquet defeated the Indians, August 5-6, 1763. This raised the siege of Fort Pitt and opened the gateway for settlement of the West. It is now a State Park.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 24.843′ N, 79° 34.352′ W. Marker is in Delmont, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on Sheridan Road (Pennsylvania Route 66) 0 miles north of Pittsburgh Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Delmont PA 15626, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fairview Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pontiac's War (approx. 4.7 miles away); Welcome to Bushy Run Battlefield (approx. 4.8 miles away); Forbes Road (approx. 4.8 miles away); Ambush (approx. 4.9 miles away); Bushy Run Battlefield (approx. 4.9 miles away); a different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 5.5 miles away); Hannastown (approx. 6.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is along PA Route 66, high traffic volume makes it hard to get a good shot of the marker.
 
Also see . . .
Bushy Run Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
2. Bushy Run Marker
 Welcome to Bushy Run Battlefield. (Submitted on October 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 464 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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