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

Original Course of Forbes Road

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Original Course of Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 24, 2013
1. Original Course of Forbes Road Marker
Inscription. Throught Ligonier Valley to Fort Pitt
 
Erected 1958 by The Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 14.408′ N, 79° 11.894′ W. Marker is near Ligonier, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Forbes Road and Gravel Hill Road, on the left when traveling east on Old Forbes Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ligonier PA 15658, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bullet's Defeat (approx. 0.6 miles away); Loyalhanning (approx. 1.7 miles away); Forbes Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); Fort Ligonier (approx. 1.9 miles away); Building the Highway (approx. 2.1 miles away); Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Ligonier (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ligonier Town Square Fountain (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ligonier.
 
More about this marker. Marker is mounted to a stone at the intersection
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Forbes Road. (Submitted on September 4, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Original Course of Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 24, 2013
2. Original Course of Forbes Road Marker
Original Course of Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 24, 2013
3. Original Course of Forbes Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 297 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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