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The Site of Fort Pitt

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, October 15, 2016
1. The Site of Fort Pitt Marker
Inscription.
The Site of
Fort Pitt
Built
1758 - 1761
Visited by
George Washington
1753 - 1758 - 1770
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This tablet placed by the
Daughters of the
American Revolution
of Allegheny County
Pennsylvania
1908

 
Erected 1908 by The Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 26.468′ N, 80° 0.597′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Three Rivers Heritage Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in Point State Park near the Fort Pitt Blockhouse. 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. Edith Darlington Ammon (here, next to this marker); The Venango Path (a few steps from this marker); Forks of the Ohio Fort Pitt Blockhouse (a few steps from this marker); Forbes Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Wall Section Through Rampart of Fort Pitt
The Site of Fort Pitt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 15, 2016
2. The Site of Fort Pitt Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Forks of the Ohio (within shouting distance of this marker); David L. Lawrence (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Duquesne (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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