Warbirds and Airshows
By David D Jackson

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Ft. Pitt, Pittsburgh, PA - June 5, 2008

Only one building still stands from the original Ft. Pitt, which is a block house that was used to guard the approach to the east, which is just outside the front door of the very nice museum that describes the history of the era.  All of this is right in downtown Pittsburgh at the three rivers area close to football and baseball stadiums along with a science museum.  To the east of Pittsburgh is the Bushy Run Battlefield, which is a must stop for the history buff, as located there is the battleground and museum where the American Indians were defeated trying to stop a relief column of British Soldiers from reaching Ft. Pitt, which was surrounded and under siege during Tecumseh's Rebellion.  The Indian defeat was the last resistance in the area and helped break the rebellion. 


One can see the gun ports that were carved into the horizontal black timbers.


1764. The blockhouse stands today because it was used for both commercial uses and a a private residence long after the fort had deteriorated and disappeared.


There was considerable construction going on in the Point Park where all of this is located, which when finished will enhance the area and make for first class destination.


Entrance to the Museum with one of the many downtown skyscrapers looming overhead.


Looking north.

Fort Barrancas, FL  Ft. Concho, TX   Ft. Clatsop, OR   Fort Greenville, OH   Ft. Hawkins, GA   Fort Jefferson, FL   Fort Jefferson, OH    Ft. Langley, BC   Ft. Martin Scott, TX   Fort Morgan, AL   Fort Moultrie, SC   Ft. Pitt, PA    Ft. Recovery, OH   Fort Sumter, SC   Ft. Wayne, IN          
 

 


 
Home  Indiana Museums    Indiana Tanks on Outside Display   The Beginning    Revisions   First Flight of P-38F Glacier Girl  
USS Theodore Roosevelt    WWII Aircraft Manufacturing Sites    Gateguards
 2007 Airshows   2008 Airshows  22009 Airshows   2010 Airshows    2011 Airshows    2012 Airshows   2013 Airshows   2014 Airshows    2015 Airshows  2016 Airshows    2017 Airshows 
Aviation Museums of the Pacific Northwest
   Display Helicopter Locations   CAL FIRE   PV-2 Harpoon Photos     F6F Hellcat Photos
   Warbird Sightings   WWII US Air-Air Victories   Guest Photos    Indiana Warbirds   Featured Photos  Other Items   Links

Historic Sites   Historic Forts   Historic Texas Independence Sites   Pre-Historic Sites   Historic Manhattan Project Sites   GM Heritage Center


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