Braddock's Twelfth Camp

Braddock's Twelfth Camp (HM1FW9)

Location: Connellsville, PA 15425 Fayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 1.222', W 79° 36.047'

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British Major General Edward Braddock camped here at Stewart's Crossing on the banks of the Youghiogheny River, June 28-30, 1755. His goal was to reach Fort Duquesne (Pittsburgh) and drive the French from the area. He was accompanied by colonial militia and volunteer aide-de-camp George Washington. On July 9, 1755, Braddock's army was defeated by the combined French and Indian forces about 9 miles from Fort Duquesne. Braddock was mortally wounded in the battle.

National Society Daughters of the American Colonists. Project of the 2009-2012 Administration Georgia C. Holder, National President Cynthia Dolinger, Pennsylvania State Regent
HM NumberHM1FW9
Series This marker is part of the Braddock's Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock series
Placed ByNational Society Daughters of the American Colonists
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 2:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 619403 N 4430955
Decimal Degrees40.02036667, -79.60078333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 1.222', W 79° 36.047'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 1' 13.32" N, 79° 36' 2.82" W
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Area Code(s)724
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2505 Great Allegheny Passage (North), Connellsville PA 15425, US
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