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The street's most western point marks the end of what was once Forbes Road, one of the most famous military roadways built during the French & Indian War...John Forbes, the road once spanned more than 200 miles from Carlisle to the forks of the Ohio.
In 1755, Franklin obtained nearly 150 wagons from farmers throughout Pennsylvania that were used during Gen. Edward Braddock's failed attempt to capture Fort Duquesne from the French. The incident was later referred to by Franklin in his
30 a.m. outside the history center on Smallman Street with a kite-flying demonstration and an appearance by a Franklin re-enactor...Visitors will learn some "shocking" things about Franklin, history center President Andrew Masich said, unable to
To discourage further settlement, Indian raiders roamed the region, usually in groups of six, along the Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia frontiers. This weekend at Fort Necessity National Battlefield's annual Indian War Party encampment in
Whether it's how he stretches before games or how he conducts himself on the mound, the Sounds pitcher likes order. Considering his success this season, there's no reason to change it up soon. Braddock, 22, is the youngest player on Nashville's
If you go down to Colonial Williamsburg, and I would strongly recommend it, you get a strong sense of what life was like at that time. The scene is antique picture-perfect, with the simple elegant buildings, wide streets, men in three-cornered hats,
In the course of an undistinguished 45-year military career, he managed to alienate and appall his fellow officers, Colonial politicians and potential Indian allies alike. "In short, Brad[dock's] behavior is so excessively bad that everybody shuns