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Treaty of Fort Pitt: 240th Anniversary Commemoration

Presented by Heinz History Center at Fort Pitt Museum, Pittsburgh PA

Sep 29 2018
Treaty of Fort Pitt: 240th Anniversary Commemoration

Commemorate the 240th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Fort Pitt with living historians that will include members of the Delaware Tribe of Indians.

Fort Pitt, a strategic military outpost built in 1759, hosted many treaties between the colonial government and native people living in what was then known as the Ohio Country in the 18th century. One of these treaties, the 1778 Treaty of Fort Pitt, was the first official treaty between the newly-formed United States of America and any American Indian nation.

Daytime programming will include reenactments of treaty negotiations and opportunities to interact with historical interpreters to learn

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ADMISSION INFO

With the exception of Dr. Preston’s lecture, all Treaty of Fort Pitt programming is free and open to the public.

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LOCATION

Fort Pitt Museum

601 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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