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Cross Creek Cabin Construction

  Two carpenters marking the notches for the next log to be put onto the Meadowcroft cabin. The European settlement of Cross Creek started in the early 1770s as families…

Diseases Affecting 18th-Century Soldiers at Fort Pitt

  The Marquis of Granby giving Alms to a sick Soldier and his Family (Penny, Edward). Courtesy of the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. For any soldier stationed in…

Five Frontier Women

  In honor of Women’s History Month, the Fort Pitt Museum recognizes five women essential to early frontier history. Massy Harbison life-like figure at the Fort Pitt Museum. Massy Harbison…