Braddock's Military Road 1755 Great Swamp Camp

Braddock's Military Road 1755 Great Swamp Camp (HM19VP)

Location: Mt Pleasant, PA 15666 Fayette County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 6.984', W 79° 31.861'

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This tablet marks the site of General Edward Braddock's fourteenth encampment or bivouac. Here Braddock's army spent the night July 1, 1755 having marched five miles from their camp on the east side of the Youghiogheny near Connellsville. The army halted here a day until a swamp was bridged or corduroyed. The next day they marched only one mile to "Jacob's Cabin Camp" where more bridging of the swamp was necessary.

This Tablet is erected to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Washington
HM NumberHM19VP
Series This marker is part of the Braddock's Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock series
Year Placed1932
Placed ByMrs. D.L. Newell of Mount Pleasant, PA
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 7:33pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 625181 N 4441710
Decimal Degrees40.11640000, -79.53101667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 6.984', W 79° 31.861'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 6' 59.04" N, 79° 31' 51.66" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-319 Mudd School Rd, Mt Pleasant PA 15666, US
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