Forbes Road

Forbes Road (HMK91)

Location: Carlisle, PA 17013 Cumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 12.086', W 77° 12.737'

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Raystown Path

To capture Fort Duquesne, General Forbes marched an army, in 1758, from his main base at Carlisle to the forks of the Ohio. He followed as closely as he could with army wagons, the Raystown Indian and traders Path, widened by axemen under Colonel Henry Bouquet.
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HM NumberHMK91
Series This marker is part of the Forbes Road series
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Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 5:08pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 311708 N 4452461
Decimal Degrees40.20143333, -77.21228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 12.086', W 77° 12.737'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 12' 5.16" N, 77° 12' 44.22" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1225 Ritner Hwy, Carlisle PA 17013, US
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