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Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Forks of the Ohio

 

—National Historic Landmark —

 
The Forks of the Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2011
1. The Forks of the Ohio Marker
Inscription. Has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark

Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States.
 
Erected 1963 by United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 40° 26.509′ N, 80° 0.592′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Three Rivers Heritage Trail. Click for map. Located in Point State Park to the left of David L. Lawrence plaque on same walkway. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David L. Lawrence (a few steps from this marker); The Site of Fort Pitt (within shouting distance of this marker); Forks of the Ohio Fort Pitt Blockhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Venango Path (within shouting distance of this marker); Edith Darlington Ammon (within

The Forks of the Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2011
2. The Forks of the Ohio Marker
Looking west in Point State Park
shouting distance of this marker); Forbes Road (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Duquesne (about 300 feet away); Wall Section Through Rampart of Fort Pitt (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .  Forks of The Ohio. National Historic Landmarks website (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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