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December 16, 2016

Clothing the Royal Americans: Part Three

In part three of a three part series, Fort Pitt Museum Living History Program Coordinator Justin Meinert finished his general overview for constructing your own Royal American coat.

September 23, 2016

Bound by Tradition: Prisoner Restraints in the Captive Experience

Take a closer look at the experience of Indian captives in the 18th century in the Ohio River valley, in particular with how captives were restrained.

July 8, 2016

The Sole Surviving Colonel – Thomas Dunbar

Col. Thomas Dunbar was a career soldier who rose through the ranks and was appointed commander of the 48th Regiment of Foot in 1748. On Jan. 13, 1755, he boarded one of six Royal Navy warships escorting Gen. Braddock to North America to remove the French from the Ohio River Valley.