Pittsburgh. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/Pittsburgh
A city of southwest Pennsylvania at the point where the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers forms the Ohio River. Fort Duquesne was built on the site by the French c. 1750 and fell to the British in 1758, when it was renamed Fort Pitt. The village surrounding the fort grew rapidly after the opening of the Northwest Territory. The city today is highly industrialized.x
After the war, in 1947, Jonas Salk was offered his own laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
One is Mrs. William Thaw, of Pittsburgh, whom I have often visited in her home, Lyndhurst.
Among the railways are the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St Louis, the Baltimore & Ohio, the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern, the New York, Chicago & St Louis, the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago & St Louis (Pennsylvania), the Pittsburgh, Ft.
Mellon, a wealthy banker and ironmaster of Pittsburgh, as Secretary of the Treasury, was welcomed by men of business; and though that of Will H.
In Allegheny county, of which Pittsburgh is the county seat and business centre, there were in 1920 1,184,832 persons, 13.6% of the total pop. of Pennsylvania.