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June 25, 2019

The Fort Pitt Museum Celebrates 50 Years (Part 1)

Fifty years ago, on June 30, 1969, the Fort Pitt Museum was formally dedicated and opened to the public, but the idea to honor the historic Forks of the Ohio River goes back much further.

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May 8, 2019

Diseases Affecting 18th-Century Soldiers at Fort Pitt

For any soldier stationed in or around Fort Pitt during the 18th-century, sickness was often inevitable during his enlistment. Communicable illnesses affecting the soldiers were common occurrences. The following are some of the most common ailments suffered by Fort Pitt soldiers.

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March 29, 2019

Five Frontier Women

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Fort Pitt Museum recognizes five women essential to early frontier history.

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