Pitt, Fort

Pitt, Fort:

see Fort DuquesneFort Duquesne
, at the junction of the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers, on the site of Pittsburgh, SW Pa. Because of its strategic location, it was a major objective in the last of the French and Indian Wars.
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, city (1990 pop. 369,879), seat of Allegheny co., SW Pa., at the confluence of the Allegheny and the Monongahela rivers, which there form the Ohio River; inc. 1816. A major inland port of entry, it is located at the junction of east-west transportation arteries.
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This made Fort Carlton one of the pivotal forts in the region, along with Fort Pitt, Fort Edmonton, Lower Fort Garry, and Fort York.
Fort Pitt, Fort Duquesne, and Bushy Run are of interest as well.
The most recent effort dates back to 1997, when the Fort Pitt, Fort Duquesne and West End bridges were lit in conjunction with the Three Rivers Regatta.