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Fort Duquesne

 
 
Fort Duquesne (site) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2011
1. Fort Duquesne (site) Marker
Inscription. This marks the exact site of Fort Duquesne, built by the French in 1754

The Fort was destroyed by the French on the approach of the English Army in 1758
 
Location. 40° 26.497′ N, 80° 0.656′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Three Rivers Heritage Trail. Touch for map. Located in Point State Park, the outline of the fort can be seen marked in the ground, with the plaque in the center. 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. The Venango Path (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Forks of the Ohio (about 300 feet away); David L. Lawrence (about 300 feet away); The Site of Fort Pitt (about 300 feet away); Edith Darlington Ammon (about 300 feet away); Forks of the Ohio Fort Pitt Blockhouse (about 400 feet away); Forbes Road (about 400 feet away); Wall Section Through Rampart of Fort Pitt (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, French and Indian

 
Fort Duquesne (site) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2011
2. Fort Duquesne (site) Marker
Fort Duquesne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 15, 2016
3. Fort Duquesne Marker
The fountain markes the confluence of the Monongahela and the Allegheny Rivers.
The Outline of Fort Duquesne image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 15, 2016
4. The Outline of Fort Duquesne
Fort Duquesne image. Click for full size.
By Alfred Waud (artist)
5. Fort Duquesne
Source: The New York Public Library
Fort Duquesne Plan Map image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
6. Fort Duquesne Plan Map
Map of Fort Duquesne image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 15, 2016
7. Map of Fort Duquesne
From the contemporary military drawing in the Biblioteque Nationale, Paris.
Close-up of image on marker
Fort Duquesne Battle Plan image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
8. Fort Duquesne Battle Plan
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 917 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on December 17, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5, 6. submitted on June 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   7. submitted on December 17, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   8. submitted on June 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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