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A Short History of Pittsburgh by Church

A SHORT HISTORY OF PITTSBURGH 1758-1908

[Illustration: George Washington, the first Pittsburgher]

A SHORT HISTORY OF PITTSBURGH 1758-1908

BY SAMUEL HARDEN CHURCH

AUTHOR OF "OLIVER CROMWELL: A HISTORY," "PENRUDDOCK OF THE WHITE LAMBS," "JOHN MARMADUKE," "BEOWULF: A POEM," ETC.

PRINTED AT THE DE VINNE PRESS NEW YORK 1908

Copyright, 1908, by SAMUEL HARDEN CHURCH

CONTENTS

PAGE HISTORICAL 13

INDUSTRIAL 79

INTELLECTUAL 89

INDEX 127

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

George Washington, the first Pittsburgher _Frontispiece_ PAGE William Pitt, Earl of Chatham 26

Plan of Fort Pitt 31

Henry Bouquet 32

Block House of Fort Pitt. Built in 1764 33

Anthony Wayne 41

Conestoga wagon 44

Stage-coach 46

Over the mountains in 1839; canal boat being hauled over the portage road 47

View of Old Pittsburgh, 1817 50

Pittsburgh, showing the junction of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers 80

The Pittsburgh Country Club 88

Panther Hollow Bridge, Schenley Park 93

Entrance to Highland Park 97

The Carnegie Institute 101

Court-house 104

Zooelogical Garden in Highland Park 107


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