in Pittsburg, PA ?
is where the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers meet to form
the Ohio River. Since 1794, Pittsburgh has expanded in all
directions outward from the meeting of these rivers. There
are now with hundreds of bridges linking the valleys between
Pittrsburgh's neighborhoods. The Point where the rivers meet
is the site of Fort Duquesne, which was the center of conflict
in the French and Indian War and which became Fort Pitt after
the British victory.
was the original “Gateway to the West” and not so oddly it
was a a shipbuilding center. The first steamboat ever was
built here in 1811. Later glass and iron industries production
emerged. Now there are many universities and private enterprises.
The University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University,
Point Park University, Duquesne University, Chatham University,
and Carlow University are all located in Pittsburgh.
as the City of Champions since the 1970s, when the Pirates
won 2 World Series titles and the Steelers won their first
4 Super Bowl victories. Concerts by the world-renowned Pittsburgh
Symphony Orchestra along with many musical, theatrical, opera,
and dance performances are offered in the Cultural District.
The city hosts The Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History,
Frick Art & Historical Center, Carnegie Science Center, Heinz
History Center, The Andy Warhol Museum, Mattress Factory,
and Society for Contemporary Craft
Rivers Arts Festival, First Night Pittsburgh, and Three Rivers
Regatta are some annual events. Pittsburgh’s natural beauty
attracts new residents and visitors.