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Near Jennerstown in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forbes Road

The Clear Fields

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
1. Forbes Road Marker
Inscription.
Good forage found at open camps such as this on the Raystown Path, led General Forbes to prefer this route to Braddock's Road. Site of Fort Dudgeon (Tomahawk Camp) is a short distance to the north.
 
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Forbes Road marker series.
 
Location. 40° 9.99′ N, 79° 5.535′ W. Marker is near Jennerstown, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is on Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) near Willison Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is about a mile west of Jennerstown. Marker is in this post office area: Jennerstown PA 15547, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick S. Duesenberg (approx. one mile away); Log Grist Mill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Highway Attractions (approx. 1.7 miles away); Quecreek Mine Accident and Rescue (approx. 6.1 miles away); Bullet's Defeat (approx. 7 miles away); Original Course of Forbes Road (approx. 7.6 miles away); Highway Enterprise (approx. 8.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jennerstown.
 
Also see . . .
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
2. Forbes Road Marker
Looking east along US Highway 30
 Forbes Road - The Clear Fields. (Submitted on February 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesPatriots & PatriotismWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 416 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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