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Near Everett in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forbes Road

(Fort Juniata)

 
 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 15, 2012
1. Forbes Road Marker
Inscription. At the Juniata Crossings, half a mile north of here, General Forbes erected a small stockade in 1758 to protect the communications of his army moving west to attack Fort Duquesne.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Forbes Road marker series.
 
Location. 39° 59.754′ N, 78° 16.115′ W. Marker is near Everett, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is on Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) 0.3 miles west of Dell Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Everett PA 15537, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Military Convoys (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Pennsylvania Turnpike (approx. 1.8 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 9.7 miles away); Transportation History (approx. 10.1 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 14.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Forbes Road Fort Juniata - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on February 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesRoads & VehiclesWar, French and Indian
 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 15, 2012
2. Forbes Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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