Re: The West


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Mike Brock observed:
Indeed, the professor thought that Pittsburgh...or Fort Pitt to him...was
the gateway to the West.
That was indeed Pittsburgh's title--circa 1840. Doubt it was used since.
It's now used to get a laugh in Pittsburgh.

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