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By Burton Kummerow This series of occasional articles is presented in conjunction with this year's Ligonier 250 Celebration and follows the Gen. John Forbes Campaign as it marched across Pennsylvania in 1758.
Archaeologists at Point State Park believe they very well might have uncovered long-buried remnants of Fort Duquesne, Pittsburgh's original fort.
By David Venditta and Linda O'Connell, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. Nov. 26--Second of a three-day series "I heard the bullets whistle, and, believe me there is something charming in the sound," 22-year-old Lt. Col. George Washington wrote to his younger brother Jack on May 31, 1754.
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.