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When George Washington Defeated Death...Again

Presented by DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh at Online/Virtual Space

Oct 18 2021
When George Washington Defeated Death...Again

Learn about Washington’s actions and enjoy a virtual tour of the Braddock battlefield with your guide, Len Barcousky .

George Washington played a critical role in what turned out to be the worst British-American defeat during the French and Indian War. That disaster–Braddock’s Defeat–took place less than 10 miles from Pittsburgh’s Point.

In July 1754, young George Washington surrendered the fort he had built near what is now Uniontown to French and Indian forces.

He wrote a description of the battle of Fort Necessity to his brother that suggests more bravado than strategic thinking: “The right wing,

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