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

Forbes Road

1758

 

—Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne —

 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 29, 2015
1. Forbes Road Marker
Inscription.
Edmond's Swamp
The fort stood a few rods west of this marker. The Forbes Road leads westward to Stony Creek Encampment 10.5 miles from Fort Bedford.
 
Erected 1930 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission.
 
Location. 40° 6.254′ N, 78° 50.581′ W. Marker is near Central City, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is on Monument Road 0.1 miles west of Burlinda Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Central City PA 15926, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Legion Post 449 War Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 2.5 miles away); Flight 93 National Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); A Field of Honor (approx. 3.8 miles away); September 11, 2001 (approx. 4.5 miles away); a different marker also named Flight 93 National Memorial (approx. 4.5 miles away); Flight 93 Temporary Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Flight 93 National Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 29, 2015
2. Forbes Road Marker
Forbes Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 29, 2015
3. Forbes Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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