Braddock's Grave

Braddock's Grave (HM1ED)

Location: Farmington, PA 15437 Fayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 49.945', W 79° 36.069'

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Here lieth the remains of Major General Edward Braddock who, in command of the 44th and 48th regiments of English Regulars, was mortally wounded in an engagement with the French and Indians under the command of Captain M. de Beaujeu at the Battle of Monongahela within ten miles of Fort Duquesne, now Pittsburg, July 9, 1755. He was borne back with the retreating army to the Old Orchard Camp about one fourth of a mile west of this park where he died July 13, 1755. Lieutenant Colonel George Washington read the Burial Service at the grave.

This monument was erected and dedicated to the memory of Major General Edward Braddock by the Braddock Memorial Park Association of Fayette County, Penna., October 15, 1913.

This bronze tablet was erected and dedicated to the memory of Major General Edward Braddock by the Officers of his old regiment, The Coldstream Guards of England. October 15, 1913.

(the fourth face lists the members of the Braddock Memorial Park Association.)
HM NumberHM1ED
Series This marker is part of the Braddock's Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock series
Year Placed1913
Placed ByBraddock Memorial Park Association of Fayette County, Penna
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 10:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 619698 N 4410093
Decimal Degrees39.83241667, -79.60115000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.945', W 79° 36.069'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 56.70" N, 79° 36' 4.14" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3101-3163 National Pike, Farmington PA 15437, US
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