Washington-Braddock Road 1754-1756

Washington-Braddock Road 1754-1756 (HM2T8)

Location: Hopwood, PA 15445 Fayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 51.626', W 79° 38.659'

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Remnant of the Great Rock or the Half King's Rock mentioned by early cartographers.

The famous Washington-Braddock Road emerging from Laurel Hill Mountain one hundred yards eastward turned northward at this point.

Rock Fort Camp, where Braddock's army encamped June 28, 1755, was situated one hundred fifty yards to the northward. Two miles beyond are Washington's first battlefield, 1754, Jumonville's grave and Dunbar's camp 1765.
HM NumberHM2T8
Series This marker is part of the Braddock's Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock series
Placed ByThe Phalanx Fraternity Y.M.O.A., Connellsville, Penna
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 4:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 615957 N 4413146
Decimal Degrees39.86043333, -79.64431667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 51.626', W 79° 38.659'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 51' 37.56" N, 79° 38' 39.54" W
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Area Code(s)724, 412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 277-403 State Rte 2021, Hopwood PA 15445, US
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