Site of Fort Cumberland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug
N 39° 39.039 W 078° 45.880
17S E 691785 N 4391371
Quick Description: Marker indicating original location of Fort Cumberland
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 2/13/2008 7:51:45 AM
Waymark Code: WM35GQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member robert
Views: 25

Long Description:
Marker showing original location of Fort Cumberland
SITE OF FORT CUMBERLAND
THE STOREHOUSES OF THE OHIO
COMPANY WERE FIRST LOCATED
NEAR THIS POINT. IN 1754
THE FIRST FORT (CALLED MT.
PLEASANT) WAS BUILT. GEN'L
EDWARD BRADDOCK ENLARGED
THE FORT IN 1755 AND RENAMED
IT AFTER HIS FRIEND THE
DUKE OF CUMBERLAND
County (required): Allegany County

Location (required): Marker is located at Washington St. & Cumberland St. in Cumberland Maryland

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Marker Type (optional): Not listed

More info about the site/marker (optional): Not listed

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