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The Point And Golden Triangle

The Point And Golden Triangle Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
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Stock #: 26908
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Pittsburgh
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Allegheny
Publisher: Minsky Bros. & Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Where the Allegheny and Monongahela form the Ohio River. Pittsburgh's business section between the Allegheny River (left) and the Monongahela River (right), forming the Ohio River in the lower left hand corner of the picture. On the extreme point of land was located the French fort Duquesne which was captured by the British and Colonial forces after being fired by the retreating French. Fort Pitt was constructed at the scene and the location named Pittsburgh in honor of William Pitt.