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Forbes Road - Raystown Path

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 30, 2015
1. Forbes Road - Raystown Path Marker
Inscription. At Shippensburg, the Raystown Path forked; one branch led directly west over three steep mts. to Burnt Cabins; the other, taken by General Forbes to avoid heavy grades, went south round Parnells Knob to Fort Loudon, crossing the Tuscarora Mountain at Cowan Gap.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 4.263′ N, 77° 29.408′ W. Marker is in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Ritner Highway (US 11) just west of Newville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shippensburg PA 17257, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shippensburg (approx. 1.2 miles away); Locust Grove Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Old Court House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fort Morris (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Shippensburg (approx. 1.9 miles away); One-Room Schoolhouse (approx. 2 miles away); Braddock Expedition (approx. 2 miles away); This Tablet Marks the Site of Fort Morris (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shippensburg.
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
Forbes Road - Raystown Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 30, 2015
2. Forbes Road - Raystown Path Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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