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Braddock's Road (Twelve Spring Camp)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kordite
N 39° 46.661 W 079° 30.052
17S E 628382 N 4404157
Quick Description: Market located on U.S. 40, 3.5 miles Southeast of Farmington.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/22/2005 4:25:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM40X
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 30

Long Description:
The marker reads: "General Braddock's eighth camp, June 24th, 1755, on the march to Fort Duquesne, was about half a mile Southwest. Chestnut Ridge, seen on the horizon to the West, was the last mountain range to be crossed. Axemen widened an Indian path for passage of supply wagons and artillery over it."
Marker Name: Braddock Road (Twelve Springs Camp)

County: Fayette

Date Dedicated: 05/21/1952

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: U.S. 40, 3.5 miles SE of Farmington

Category: Military, Transportation, French & Indian War

Website: Not listed

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