Braddock's Crossing

Braddock's Crossing (HM3LW)

Location: West Mifflin, PA 15122 Allegheny County
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N 40° 23.106', W 79° 51.766'

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Below this hill, about midday on July 9, 1755, a British army of 1300 made its second crossing of the river and advanced to drive the French from Fort Duquesne. A few hours later, with General Braddock mortally wounded and his army routed, survivors recrossed, pursued by the French and Indians.
HM NumberHM3LW
Year Placed1964
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 8:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 596527 N 4471121
Decimal Degrees40.38510000, -79.86276667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 23.106', W 79° 51.766'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 23' 6.36" N, 79° 51' 45.96" W
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Area Code(s)412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4491-4499 PA-837, West Mifflin PA 15122, US
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