(1695-1755)British Commander, French and Indian WarBy coach and six horses purchased from Gov. Horatio Sharpe of Maryland. Braddock traveled this route west in April, 1755. After 10-day meeting in Frederick with Benjamin Franklin and others to arrange for teams, wagons and supplies for the expedition against the French at Fort Duquesne. Braddock was mortally wounded 7 miles from that fort (now Pittsburgh) on July 9, 1755.
|Placed By||The Society of Colonial Wars and the Maryland Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, January 28th, 2019 at 10:02am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 289992 N 4365846|
|Decimal Degrees||39.41658333, -77.43948333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 24.995', W 77° 26.369'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 24' 59.7" N, 77° 26' 22.14" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||240, 301|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1102 W Patrick St, Frederick MD 21703, US|
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