Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Fort Loudon PA

This is the fort featured in the film Allegheny Uprising. Read about James Smith and the fort here
Smith is remembered also these days for his memoir of his captivity with Indians called Scoouwa: James Smith's Indian Captivity. He tells the tale of when he was 18 during Braddock's march he is captured and taken to Fort Duquesne, forced to run the gauntlet and is then adopted under the name Scoouwa.

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