Braddock Expedition

Braddock Expedition (HMG)

Location: Shippensburg, PA 17257 Cumberland County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 2.877', W 77° 31.599'

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In 1755 supplies for Braddock's army were stored here in Edward Shippen's strong stone house "at the back Run." James Burd, the son-in-law of Shippen, opened a road to carry these supplies to the west. After Braddock's defeat the remaining supplies were given to sufferers from Indian attacks.
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Details
HM NumberHMG
Series This marker is part of the Braddock's Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock series
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Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceHome
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed1961
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 10:05am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 284464 N 4436138
Decimal Degrees40.04795000, -77.52665000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 2.877', W 77° 31.599'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 2' 52.6200" N, 77° 31' 35.9400" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 203-225 W King St, Shippensburg PA 17257, US
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