"Savage River Camp"
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
N 39° 41.291 W 078° 58.461
17S E 673699 N 4395110
Quick Description: Located along route 40 this marker depicts where Braddock's men camped.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 9/18/2006 11:01:09 AM
Waymark Code: WMQRW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member robert
Views: 33

Long Description:

"Savage River Camp"
General Braddock's 3rd camp on
his march to Fort Duquesne June
16, 1755. The route, later known
as the Old Braddock Road, passed
to the southeast of the National
Road. Captain Orme's diary says "we
entirely demolished three wagons
and shattered several" descending
Savage Mountain.

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County (required): Garrett County

Location (required): route 40

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