Braddock Road - Rock Fort Camp

Braddock Road - Rock Fort Camp (HM2TH)

Location: Hopwood, PA 15445 Fayette County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 50.994', W 79° 39.448'

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General Braddock's tenth camp, June 26, 1755, on the march to Fort Duquesne, was at the Half King's Rock, one mile NE of here. The Rock was named for Washington's friend Tanacharisson, the Iroquois viceroy (half king) of the Ohio Indians. Washington met him here in 1754.
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HM NumberHM2TH
Series This marker is part of the Braddock's Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock series
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Year Placed1952
Placed ByThe Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 8:58pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 614850 N 4411960
Decimal Degrees39.84990000, -79.65746667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.994', W 79° 39.448'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 59.64" N, 79° 39' 26.88" W
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Area Code(s)724, 412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 182 Sr2021, Hopwood PA 15445, US
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