Forbes Road - Raystown Path

Forbes Road - Raystown Path (HM1KW4)

Location: Shippensburg, PA 17257 Cumberland County
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N 40° 4.263', W 77° 29.408'

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At Shippensburg, the Raystown Path forked; one branch led directly west over three steep mts. to Burnt Cabins; the other, taken by General Forbes to avoid heavy grades, went south round Parnells Knob to Fort Loudon, crossing the Tuscarora Mountain at Cowan Gap.
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HM NumberHM1KW4
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Year Placed1952
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 287651 N 4438614
Decimal Degrees40.07105000, -77.49013333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 4.263', W 77° 29.408'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 4' 15.78" N, 77° 29' 24.48" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1142 Ritner Hwy, Shippensburg PA 17257, US
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