George Washington visited here first in November, 1753, and again in May, 1954. On the night of June 26, 1755, he camped here with General Braddock and his army, on their memorable advance toward Fort Duquesne.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock, and the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
Location. 39° 51.628′ N, 79° 38.653′ W. Marker is near Hopwood, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on Jumonville Road (Pennsylvania Route 2021) 1.2 miles north of National Pike (U.S. 40). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hopwood PA 15445, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington–Braddock Road 1754–1756 (a few steps from this marker); Washington-Braddock Road 1754-55 Rock Fort Camp (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Braddock Road - Rock Fort Camp (approx. one mile away); Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp (approx. 1½ miles away); Braddock’s Original Grave Site
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,895 times since then. Last updated on June 29, 2014, by Jay Stern of Connellsville, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.