Take an epic journey to the heart of the early American frontier as the Fort Pitt Museum explores the practice of Indian captivity.
From 1754 to today, Fort Pitt has shaped the course of American and world history as the birthplace of Pittsburgh.
Explore daily life for 18th century residents of the Ohio Country.
Discover the pivotal role of our region in the French & Indian War, American Revolution, and Early Republic.
Experience the sights and sounds of an 18th century frontier fort during Living History events at the Fort Pitt Museum.
Get a close-up look at 18th century battlefield technology.
Experience 18th century military music and how it affected military life at Fort Pitt.
See what artillerists did at Fort Pitt other than firing a cannon.
Join Fort Pitt Museum staff and volunteers as they prepare 18th century foods and learn what early Pittsburghers ate.
Learn how buckskins and powder horns shaped the 18th century frontier.
Visit a reproduction and learn about 18th century blacksmithing.