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Near Hopwood in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Braddock Road - Rock Fort Camp

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
1. Braddock Road - Rock Fort Camp Marker
Inscription. General Braddock’s tenth camp, June 26, 1755, on the march to Fort Duquesne, was at the Half King’s Rock, one mile NE of here. The Rock was named for Washington’s friend Tanacharisson, the Iroquois viceroy (half king) of the Ohio Indians. Washington met him here in 1754.
 
Erected 1952 by the 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° 50.994′ N, 79° 39.448′ W. Marker is near Hopwood, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of National Pike (U.S. 40) and Jumonville Road (Pennsylvania Route 2021), on the right when traveling west on National Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hopwood PA 15445, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington-Braddock Road 1754-55 Rock Fort Camp (approx. 0.9 miles away); Washington–Braddock Road 1754–1756 (approx. one mile away); Washington’s Spring (approx. one mile away); Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp (approx. 2.3 miles away); National Road (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hopwood.
 
Also see . . .
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By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
2. Braddock Road - Rock Fort Camp Marker
 Tanaghrisson. Page from the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online. (Submitted on August 31, 2006.) 
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
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By William Richard Harrison
3. Braddock Road - Rock Fort Camp Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,351 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on March 1, 2012, by William Richard Harrison of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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