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  Fort Duquesne
Fort Duquesne was a fort located in what is now Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
This fort was never completed because when the French, who controlled the Ohio at the time, got word of the construction they sent in a large force to capture the fort.
The Fort was located at the junction of the two rivers that form the Ohio River, on about the site of today's Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh.
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 Fort Loudoun State Historic Area
Fort Loudoun was conceived by Gov. James Glen of South Carolina, who saw the need for a fort among the Cherokees as early as 1746.
A breakdown in relations between the British and the Cherokee, which began in the Spring of 1758 on the Virginia frontier and eventually led to the execution of 23 Cherokees at Fort Prince George in South carolina in late 1759.
Fort Loudoun is in the stages of being restored.
www.telliquah.com /History4.htm   (316 words)

  
 Fort Prince George
Fort Prince George was an uncompleted fort in what is now Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
It was started by 41 Virginians in 1754 before being captured by the French.
It became Fort Duquesne and later Fort Pitt.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/fo/Fort_Prince_George.html   (36 words)

  
 Fort Pitt Museum - History and Story
The Fort Pitt Museum is located in a re-created 18th century bastion of the fort that Great Britain built in 1759, after it captured the Point from the French; the outline of the French Fort Duquesne, built in 1754, is nearby.
Troops and supplies were gathered at Fort Pitt for the defense of the new nation's western frontier, and a series of military campaigns would venture west from the fort at the Forks of the Ohio.
Fort Pitt would continue as a supply depot and base of operations until 1792, when its condition had deteriorated so much that a new fort, called Fort Fayette, was built to replace it.
www.fortpittmuseum.com /History.html   (1938 words)

  
 Fort Tours | Fort Loudoun
Fort Loudoun played a significant role in helping Great Britain secure the trans-Appalachian region from France during the Seven Years War, or as it is known in America, the French and Indian War.
Under the direction of William Gerald DeBrahm as engineer-in-charge, Fort Loudoun was painstakingly built in the wilderness during the winter of 1756-57.
A breakdown in relations between the British and the Cherokee, which began in the spring of 1758 on the Virginia frontier and eventually led to the execution of 23 Cherokee at Fort Prince George in South Carolina in late 1759, contributed to the surrender of Fort Loudoun.
www.forttours.com /pages/fortloudoun.asp   (795 words)

  
 Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
The area around Prince George is the traditional territory of the Carrier Sekani First Nations people, who made their livelihood off the bountiful rivers, lakes and forests of the region.
Prince George is the first stop on VIA Rail's spectacular Skeena route that takes visitors from Prince Rupert on the west coast through the middle of BCs backyard to Jasper in the Canadian Rockies, with connections to VIA's national network of routes.
Location: Prince George is located at the junction of Highway 97 and the Yellowhead Highway 16, 76 miles (123 km) north of Quesnel, 200 km (120 miles) south of Mackenzie, 451 miles (722 km) east of Prince Rupert, and 487 miles (780 km) north of Vancouver.
www.princegeorgebritishcolumbia.com   (1839 words)

  
 FRONTIER OUTPOSTS
Fort Prince George (1753-1768) was named for the Prince of Wales (later to become King George III of England) and served as the principal Carolina outpost in the Cherokee Lower Towns.
Fort Prince George (left and top of page) was approximately 100 feet square, surrounded by a five-foot deep ditch, having earthen walls topped by a palisade of yellow pine logs.
The fort’s armament included 12 light cannon, or swivel guns, which were mounted in the bastions.
www.state.sc.us /scdah/exhibits/cherokee/5a-FRONTIEROUTPOSTS.htm   (409 words)

  
 The Fall of Fort Loudon
Once at the Fort Lyttelton demanded that twenty-four of the braves that had participated in the raids of reprisal be turned over to him to stand trial for murder.
The soldiers of Fort Prince George vowed to exact revenge upon the twenty-four hostages.
The Fort that was relieved (Fort Prince George) was on the frontier at that time, but they were on the East side of the mountains...
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/early_frontier_history/37822/2   (514 words)

  
 South Carolina Forts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A SC colonial militia fort at Givhans Ferry on the Edisto River, guarding the backdoor to Charleston during the Yamassee War.
Fort Welles (1862 - 1865) originally CSA Fort Walker (1861), a 23-gun earthwork which was renamed after it was captured in 1861 and then enlarged in 1862.
The fort was destroyed in 1734 after the garrison transfered to Fort Prince George (1).
www.geocities.com /naforts/sc.html   (1475 words)

  
 Fort Tours | Fort Duquesne/Fort Pitt
General Edward Braddock led the first direct attack on Fort Duquesne; the attack ended at the Battle of the Monongahela where two thirds of Braddock’s 1,500 troops were killed or wounded in a devastating defeat.
Fort Pitt, as it was named, became one of the largest English strongholds in North America.
Fort Pitt Museum is located inside Point State Park on Commonwealth Place in the city of Pittsburgh.
www.forttours.com /pages/fortduquesne.asp   (747 words)

  
 Golf in Prince George's County, Maryland
Prince George's County offers 12 beautiful golf courses that are available for public use.
The course is built on land deeded by Prince George of England.
This is one of the newest courses in Prince George's County.
www.goprincegeorgescounty.com /SubSites/Visitors/att_golf.htm   (383 words)

  
 About Prince George
Prince George is located in the heart of Virginia, 25 miles southeast of Richmond.
Prince George has immediate access to the major industrial centers by way of its excellent location along the State's major interstate highways.
Prince George County, Virginia, is a growing County and offers a plentiful work force to new business and industry.
www.princegeorgeva.org /about.htm   (275 words)

  
 Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Prince George offers outdoor recreation and adventure combined with all the amenities a city of around 75,000 can offer.
Although Prince George has a rich and interesting history, it has since developed into a large cosmopolitan city and offers visitors a large selection of top quality hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts and several full service campgrounds for their accommodation needs.
Prince George is recent winner of the Communities in Bloom contest and during the winters we enjoy brightening our city as part of the WinterLights Celebration.
bccommunities.ca /princegeorge/index.php   (488 words)

  
 Prince George BC bed and breakfast accommodation lodging   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Prince George is the only city in northern British Columbia perfectly situated at the crossroads of two major highways and two railways.
Prince George is a modern city that thrives on the abundance of natural resources surrounding the area.
Prince George offers excellent accommodations such as, what is sure to be an exceptional bed and breakfast experience.
www.bedandbreakfastprincegeorge.ca   (551 words)

  
 Fort Pitt
Fort Pitt was noted as the most elaborate British for in America at the time.
Outside of the true fort was another defensive wall with ditched entrenchments that ran across the peninsula.
Fort Pitt was practically a great five-sided ditch, with the earth of the ditch thrown up to form a rampart over twenty feet high and sixty feet wide.
www.spaceports.com /~meggie/psu/history/fortpitt.htm   (381 words)

  
 Prince George, British Columbia. Hotels & Motels. Book accommodations and reservations
Prince George is the largest service centre for the northern part of British Columbia; perfectly situated at the crossroads of two major highways and two railways.
Once a fur trading fort, Prince George now has all the modern amenities amidst a sea of natural attractions that entice visitors from around the world.
The Ramada Hotel Downtown Prince George is conveniently situated in the downtown core, adjacent to the Provincial Government Complex.
www.bctravelbuys.com /hotels/ca-bc-prince-george.html   (395 words)

  
 LOST Magazine - History's Mornings
The fort was about 200 feet from "salient angle to salient angle," and was crammed full of buildings, with a well in the center.
The rock, the proof that this was indeed long-buried Fort Prince George was, of course, taken to the archaeological collections at the University of South Carolina, and I have never seen it again, though I have a spectacular photograph of it taken that morning by my father.
Although, as my father notes, "the appearance of the fort was constantly changing during the 15 years of its existence," the model presents the probable appearance of the fort in the autumn of 1761.
www.lostmag.com /issue3/mornings.php   (3213 words)

  
 Fort Pitt Museum - Educational Tours and Events
On this point, the French and the British erected the fortifications--Fort Prince George, Fort Duquesne, Mercer's Fort, and finally Fort Pitt--that protected their claims to the early West and enabled them to trade with the Native Americans.
After the contest between the two powers was settled, in 1763, Fort Pitt (and PIttsburgh, which grew up around it) was crucial to the defense and settlement of the Ohio River Valley.
Fort Pitt Museum, in conjunction with Soldiers and Sailors National Military Museum Memorial offer a special Comprehensive Tour which features a complete history of American conflicts, from the French and Indian War through the War on Terrorism, with a Pittsburgh perspective.
www.fortpittmuseum.com /Educators.html   (547 words)

  
 George, Fort - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
George, Fort see Prince George, British Columbia, Canada.
To Fort Benton and return, 1873: diary of the Rev. George McDougall.(excerpt from "To Benton and Back Again")(Excerpt)
Life in the past can be seen at Kingsley Plantation on Fort George Island, Florida.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-x-georgft.html   (183 words)

  
 Fort Duquesne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was destroyed and replaced by Fort Pitt in 1758; over two centuries later, the site formerly occupied by Fort Duquesne is now Point State Park.
Lieutenant Governor of the Virginia Colony, Robert Dinwiddie, saw this as threatening to the extensive claims to land in the area by Virginians (including himself).
At Point State Park, bricks mark the outline of where Fort Duquesne was located.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fort_Duquesne   (665 words)

  
 Prince George, BC. City of Prince George, British Columbia
Prince George, BC Part of the BC Adventure Network.
As well as serving the north as an economic centre, Prince George is also home to Canada's newest university, the University of Norther British Columbia, providing students from northern BC with more educational opportunities.
Access: Prince George is conveniently located at the crossroads of Highways 16 and 97.
www.bcadventure.com /adventure/explore/north/cities/prince_george.htm   (400 words)

  
 hist0811
August 11, 1760: In retaliation for the murder of seventeen Cherokee chiefs held hostage in Fort Prince George, Cherokee warriors killed 30 of the prisoners they took when Fort Loudon fell a few days before.
This "Fort Loudon Massacre" led to retaliation by the English.
Tensions further increased when Lt. Coytmore and two other officers from Fort Prince George went into one of the Lower Towns and raped some of the women whose husbands were out fighting.
nativenewsonline.org /history/hist0811.html   (1138 words)

  
 Fort History
Fort Loudoun played a significant role in helping Great Britain secure the trans-Appalachian region from France during the Seven Years War, otherwise known as the French and Indian War.
As the first planned British fort, Fort Loudoun helped ally the powerful Cherokee Nation to the English cause and block further French penetration of the area from the west.
A breakdown in relations between the British and the Cherokee contributed to the surrender of Fort Loudoun.
www.vic.com /tnchron/RESOURCE/FORTHIST.htm   (281 words)

  
 Prince George County, Virginia Business and Economic Development
Prince George County, Virginia, has been open for business for almost 400 years and business development is thriving today.
Known for its prime location in central Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, Prince George is easily accessible to the global marketplace.
Fort Lee to increase military and civilian staff by 90% from current levels.
www.yesprincegeorge.com   (287 words)

  
 Fort Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The new fort was built in 1824 and stands directly across the river from Mount Vernon, Va., the home of George Washington.
Washington was known to dine often at Warburton Manor, the plantation belonging to the Diggs family where the fort was erected.
Within a few miles of the fort, the oldest known archeological site in Prince George's County was recently discovered at Harmony Hall, Silesia.
pages.princegeorges.com /fortwashington.htm   (159 words)

  
 Georgia's Forts
During the American Revolution the fort was one last to fall to the British.
Earthen fort built from the remains of Fort Morris for the War of 1812.
One of several forts erected on the western frontier for the protection of settlers.
ourgeorgiahistory.com /lists/georgia_forts.html   (1334 words)

  
 INTERPRETING THE FRONTIER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Concentrating efforts at the Fort Prince George site, the project had grown to be one of the largest archaeological operations in the country by the following year; sixty-five students worked under five archaeologists, including scholars from Tulane University and the University of South Florida.
Structures within the fort were identified and thousands of specimens were cleaned and catalogued.
February 1760), commandant of Fort Prince George, discovered at the entrance to the southwest bastion.
www.state.sc.us /scdah/exhibits/cherokee/6a-ANOUTPOSTREVISITED.htm   (252 words)

  
 Discover Lake Keowee - History of  Lake Keowee
In 1753 the South Carolina governor, James Glen, began the construction of Fort Prince George to protect the Cherokees from the French.
It was discovered the fort included numerous buildings, a palisade, earthen walls and a dried out mote.
The entire fort was excavated except for the mote area which only had some sampling.
www.discoverkeowee.com /lake_keowee_history.html   (306 words)

  
 The Rise of Fort Loudon
Upon reaching Fort Prince George, on the edge of the frontier, Glen found out that he was being replaced as Governor.
An agreement was reached to locate the fort on a hillside near the junction of the Tellico and Little Tennessee rivers.
In fact the fort was far from finished, and he did not have the authority to release the men.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/early_frontier_history/35953/2   (495 words)

  
 Fort Loudoun State Historic Area
The remainder were taken as slaves, and most were eventually ransomed by South Carolina and Virginia.
Located at the confluence of Nine Mile Creek and the Little Tennessee River across from Fort Loudoun, Tellico Blockhouse built in 1794, marked a significant turning point in United States-Indian policy.
What official policy existed was based upon an "eye for an eye." With the creation of the Territory South of the Ohio River in 1790, and under the humane direction os Secretary of War Henry Knox, the Federal weddings pursued a policy of civilizing the Indian population.
thesmokies.com /features/places/fort_loudon/index.htm   (693 words)

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