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Fort Pitt Block House

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Fort Pitt Block House

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601 Commonwealth Pl Building C, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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CPA Dave wrote a review Nov 2020
15 contributions1 helpful vote
This isn't worth a special trip, but if you're going to Fort Point anyway, spend a few minutes looking at this structure.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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hduck wrote a review Feb 2020
Hancock, New York691 contributions42 helpful votes
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This happened to be open as we was there. Oldest building in Pittsburgh. It was astonishing to be inside.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Hank956 wrote a review Feb 2020
Brownsville, Texas1,039 contributions197 helpful votes
What a great place to visit There is a museum but it was closed early in the morning when I went there. Love the history of the fort and the layout of the fort is highlighted in white. The blockhouse is supposed to be the oldest building in the city. Mindblowing. A great place for history buffs. Make time to visit.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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davisellu wrote a review Jan 2020
Baltimore, Maryland557 contributions147 helpful votes
We stopped to go to the museum and see what was left of Ft. Pitt-- the museum was closed (for all of January 2020) and the building was locked, so it ended up just being a chance to stretch our legs. There's a parking lot ($7) on the other side of the freeway and good signage for and up and down stairs circuitous route over to the park, museum, and building. I'm glad there's at least one old building left, it's hard to think of Pittsburgh as a frontier town, but at least you can see a remnant.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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j0hnnyd1969 wrote a review Jan 2020
Bridgeville, Pennsylvania110 contributions36 helpful votes
Visit the Fort Pitt Museum in this park and you will learn the history of the establishment of Pittsburgh - very interesting and filled with artifacts!
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Date of experience: July 2019
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