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Fort Pitt Speaker Series: 1779 Bucktooth Run Battlefield

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Presented by Fort Pitt Museum at Fort Pitt Museum, Pittsburgh PA

Mar 09 2019
Fort Pitt Speaker Series: 1779 Bucktooth Run Battlefield

Join the Fort Pitt Museum for a program that will help us better understand the impact of Colonel Daniel Brodhead’s 1779 expedition up the Allegheny River into Seneca country.

Over the years, there have been hints that an unrecorded skirmish occurred on Seneca lands along the Allegheny River – the only battle on Seneca Nation territory. During the 1779 Sullivan-Clinton campaign, Washington ordered Brodhead to subdue British Native allies, the Munsee and Seneca, and possibly meet up with the westward marching American campaign.

Dr. Joe Stahlman will discuss a recent project in which he and Dr. Douglas Perrelli from the University of Buffalo, in collaboration with

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Admission to this Fort Pitt Speaker Series program is $5 for adults and students and is free for History Center members.

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