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It was fort Dequesne

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Q: What fort was built at the present sites of Pittsburgh?
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What fort did the French build in what is today Pittsburg Pennsylvania?

Fort Duquesne was the Fort that the French built on the site of the former British Fort Prince George in present day Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Fort Duquesne.


Why were george Washington and the militia ordered to build a fort near present day Pittsburgh?

To take over the French, who had already built Fort Duquesne in the same location. Fort Pitt was much larger and eventually Duquesne was destroyed.


Why were George Washington and the militia ordered to build a fort near present-day Pittsburgh?

To take over the French, who had already built Fort Duquesne in the same location. Fort Pitt was much larger and eventually Duquesne was destroyed.


where was fort Duq built?

If you are referring to Fort Duquesne, it was built in 1754 at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, where they form the Ohio River in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.


Built in 1716 at the present site of Natchez?

Fort Rosalie was built in 1716 at the present site of Natchez.


What modern day city stands where Fort Duquesne was first built?

Pittsburgh.


What present day state was the Fort Mose settlement built in?

Florida


What fort did the French build in Pennsylvania?

Fort Prince George in present day Pittsburgh was the incomplete British fortification at the confluence of the Ohio, Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers. It became the French Fort Duquesne.


Who built Fort Maurepas?

Pierre LeMoyne Sieur d'Iberville built Fort Maurepas near the mouth of the Mississippi River near present day Biloxi, Mississippi. The fort has been rebuilt and moved to another nearby.


What is the present-day city that got its name from a british fort that was captured by the French and renamed in honor of the British secretary of state?

Pittsburgh in honor of William Pitt, Secretary of State. The fort they captured was Fort Duquesne.


Pittsburgh was originally the site of what British fort?

Pittsburgh was the site of two British forts -- Fort Prince George and Fort Pitt.


What was so important about the fort Pitt and where it was built?

Started in 1805, Fort Pitt was built on the high ground that over looks the River Medway. From it's high poisition it could protect the flank of Fort Amherst and deny any invading army it's high vantage point. Fort Pitt was a fort in what is now the city of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.