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Near Evans City in Butler County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Washington

 
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 25, 2015
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription. Returning to Virginia from his historic visit at Fort Le Boeuf, Washington used the adjacent Venango Indian Trail. In this locality, on Dec. 27, 1753, he narrowly escaped death, being shot at by an Indian less than fifteen paces from him.
 
Erected 1970 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 47.205′ N, 80° 2.048′ W. Marker is near Evans City, Pennsylvania, in Butler County. Marker is at the intersection of Evans City Road (Pennsylvania Route 68) and Ash Stop Road, on the right when traveling east on Evans City Road. Touch for map. Located at Forward Township Municipal Building. Marker is in this post office area: Evans City PA 16033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major George Washington (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harmonist Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away); Harmony (approx. 5 miles away); 1806 Plains Presbyterian Church (approx. 5 miles away); Harmony Mennonites (approx. 5.2 miles away); Cranberry Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Zelienople (approx. 5.5 miles away); USS Mars AFS-1 Ships Bell (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker.
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 25, 2015
2. George Washington Marker
Marker was previously missing, it has since been reinstalled.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 25, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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