Logstown6: Jesus Never Came

Harmonists Farmed Site Of Indian Village for Much of a Century Historical Trajectory Followed to an End We've seen how Logstown, the Indian village site near Pittsburgh,  was visited by the likes of George Washington, Meriwether Lewis, Charles Dickens,  Chief Guyasuta and even batman's namesake. In this final post on Logstown, we'll see how its most anticipated v...
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You Don’t Know Logstown

Jeremy Turner, a member of the Shawnee, center, is among those who help walk us through what Logstown really was.  Do you know Logstown? Probably not. If you heard of it,  it's been in romanticized terms. It's usually said to be an important Indian village downriver from Pittsburgh, in the waning days of the noble red man's preeminence here. Come with me. We'll see what...
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Logstown5: Batman’s Ancestral Connection

PITTSBURGH NATIVE MICHAEL KEATON as descendant of Major General "Mad" Anthony Wayne. . . "I'm Batman" Bruce Wayne Because of this series on Logstown, Batman's true identity will be revealed.     We've reached the point when a guy turns the abandoned Indian town into a large military center to train young men how to fight Indians. He was Major General "Mad Anthony" Wayn...
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Logstown4: Indian Land Grab Increases

Jugs of whiskey added to placid painting of Lewis&Clark boat building in Pittsburgh for more accurate portrayal. George Washington came to Logstown, just downriver from modern-day Pittsburgh,  several times to add to his substantial land holdings. When he died, he was holding more than 52,000 acres. All of it, of course, had at one time been Indian land. Sound like alo...
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Logstown3: Diplomacy on a Sea of Rum

Kindred spirits, these two. Capt. Jack Sparrow checks out painting of Andrew Montour in high school outside Pittsburgh that bears his name. Not likely anyone in the building knows who Montour was. Sparrow doesn't seem too sure, either. His Name Is Everywhere, His Memory Is Not Let's look at a man who stood out in a town of historic lions. After reading the first two parts  ...
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