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May 11, 2016

Bringing History to Life This Summer at the Fort Pitt Museum

The Fort Pitt Museum, located in historic Point State Park, is preparing for an active summer season you won’t want to miss.

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August 6, 2015

A Closer Look: An 18th Century Cannon

Take a closer look at the ornate detailing on an 18th century cannon with Living History Coordinator Justin Meinert.

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June 5, 2015

“I had to take the fife and use it”

In the 18th century military, fifers and drummers played a pivotal role at Fort Pitt. They not only announced daily routines for the military but also indirectly served as a morale booster. A few skilled gentlemen with knowledge of 18th century fifing and drumming have formed a group to teach Fort Pitt Museum visitors about the subject this summer.

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