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Forks of the Ohio

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County of Allegheny.
Point Park
National Register Number: 66000643
Resource type: Site.
Certified Local Government: YES
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: A museum interprets the history of the site..

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 9, 1960):
This is the junction of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers and is the strategic key to the Ohio Valley. The French erected Fort Duquesne here in 1754; the British replaced it with Fort Pitt in 1758. The spot now forms Point Park, and the site of Fort Pitt has been excavated.


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