Adam Holliday

Adam Holliday (HM2I0S)

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N 40° 25.755', W 78° 23.661'

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Adam Holliday and his brother, William, in 1768, traveling west from Lancaster County, stopped on this spot, and Adam, driving a stake into the ground, remarked:

"Whoever is alive one hundred years from now will see a tolerable sized town here and this will be near about the center of it."

Adam Holliday served under Colonel Armstrong and Kittaning 1756, under General Forbes at the capture of Fort Duquesne 1758, under Colonel Bouquet at Fort Pity 1763, built Fort Holliday, assisted in building Fort Fetter, was a member of both the Committee of Safety and of Captain Paxton's Ranging Company of Bedford County 1776.
HM NumberHM2I0S
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1938
Placed ByAdam Holliday Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
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Date Added Friday, June 21st, 2019 at 8:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 721030 N 4478662
Decimal Degrees40.42925000, -78.39435000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 25.755', W 78° 23.661'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 25' 45.3" N, 78° 23' 39.66" W
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