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

Bushy Run

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
1. Bushy Run Marker
Inscription. Four miles to the north, 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° 18.65′ N, 79° 37.135′ W. Marker is in Jeannette, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) and Lowry Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Lincoln Highway. Touch for map. Located by the parking lot of PNC Bank in Jeannette. Marker is in this post office area: Jeannette PA 15644, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Allen (approx. 2.4 miles away); Sion Church-Herolds Settlement (approx. 2.6 miles away); Toll House (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Allen (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bushy Run Battlefield (approx. 3.1 miles away); Ambush (approx. 3.2 miles away); Welcome to Bushy Run Battlefield (approx. 3.2 miles away); Pontiac's War (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jeannette.
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to Bushy Run Battlefield
Bushy Run Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
2. Bushy Run Marker
. (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 377 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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