George Was Here
After General Braddock was mortally wounded, a 23 year old colonel of the Virginia Militia, George Washington, led the defeated troops back to Maryland. It was not the first or last of the trips Washington made to the Forks of the Ohio - although he never reached there on this occasion.
Erected by Kennywood.
Location. 40° 23.219′ N, 79° 51.84′ W. Marker is in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Kennywood Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of Kennywood, an amusement park open seasonally since 1898. Admission fee required. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4800 Kennywood Boulevard, West Mifflin PA 15122, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Windmill (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Stephen McSwigan (within shouting distance of this marker);
Also see . . .
1. Battle of the Monongahela - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Kennywood. (Submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.