May 19, 2021
Bushy Run Battlefield
History Speaks: The Braddock and Forbes Campaigns to Take Fort Duquesne
Wednesday, May 19
Join Bushy Run from the comfort of home for the first of four entertaining and informative programs covering historical and cultural aspects of early life in Western Pennsylvania.
Presented by Matt Gault, the Director of Education at Fort Ligonier, this first presentation in our 2021 History Speaks Series provides an overview of the 1755 Braddock and 1758 Forbes Campaigns to take the French stronghold at Fort Duquesne, while also exploring important connections between the two campaigns and the making of Pittsburgh.