Forbes Road

Forbes Road (HMWDY)

Location: Ligonier, PA 15658 Westmoreland County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 14.462', W 79° 14.086'

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— Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne —

Fort Ligonier
Built by order of General Forbes. Was located 200 yards west of this marker. The road leads south-westward to 12 mile encampment. Eminent service was rendered here by Colonel Henry Bouquet and Colonel John Armstrong and in engagements with the French and Indians. Near this place Colonel George Washington, Colonel James Burd, and Lieutenant Colonel Hugh Mercer distinguished themselves, 50 miles from Fort Bedford.
Series This marker is part of the Forbes Road series
Year Placed1930
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 8:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 650152 N 4456004
Decimal Degrees40.24103333, -79.23476667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 14.462', W 79° 14.086'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 14' 27.72" N, 79° 14' 5.16" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301 E Main St, Ligonier PA 15658, US
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