Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - Fort Ligonier (PLAQUE). Built by order of General Forbes. Was located 200 yards west of this marker. The road leads south-westward to 12 mile encampment. Eminent service was rendered here by Colonel Henry Bouquet and Colonel John Armstrong and in engagements with the French and Indians. Near this place Colonel George Washington, Colonel James Burd, and Lieutenant Colonel Hugh Mercer distinguished themselves, 50 miles from Fort Bedford.

301 E Main St., half block from public sq., Ligonier, PA
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by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Colour: blue



See also...
Photo of John Adams and George Washington bronze plaque
Wally Gobetz on Flickr
Photo of George Washington blue plaque
Canadian2006 on Wikimedia Commons