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September 4, 2015

A Short History of Five Paintings: The Forbes Expedition by Nat Youngblood

The Fort Pitt Museum takes a look at five paintings by local Pittsburgh artist Nat Youngblood and how the museum acquired them.

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.

July 17, 2015

No Giant Eagle for Fort Pitt!

In Dec. 1759, Col. Henry Bouquet recorded the provisions available at Fort Pitt: “146,740 pounds (667 barrels) of flour, 212 beef cattle, 66,415 pounds of salted beef, 22 barrels of pork, 64 barrels of salt, 5,800 pounds of butter, 3,285 pounds of cheese, and 525 pounds of tobacco.”