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Write 10 pages thesis on the topic destination on pittsburgh, pa. The newspapers found here are the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Tribune Review, which are the two major. It also has 32 radio stations one can tune into and is covered by 5 major television stations. Being on the south Western side of Pennsylvania, this location has 29 colleges and universities. Sporting events are some of the best and always celebrated in this location and thus this city has four major sports teams, Penguins, Steelers, Riverhounds, and Pirates. The Pittsburgh International Airport is cheered as the top five US airports as ranked by Conde Nast Traveler. On average, over 3.9 million people do visit Pittsburgh annually for both business and leisure. It has also been ranked among the top five most livable cities in the editions of Places Rated Almanac.Records show that modern inhabitants of Pittsburgh, PA were many groups of Iroquois and these were later joined by Britons and French traders. Fur traders came to this place in 1700 and this was followed by the building of a post by French soldiers in 1749 since they wanted to secure a route through the waterway from Canada to New Orleans. At some point, Major George Washington travelled to the city as an emissary to give warning to French people to leave and that the British carry out a construction of a fort at the Forks of Ohio where he declared that the site was strategically situated. The French built Fort Duquesne and the British built Fort Prince George, which were both later destroyed. This was later followed by the resurgence of the Britons who later took control of the land in the year 1758, when the French left their fort after the treaty to do so was signed ending the French and Indian War. A state of the art fort was build, Fort Pitt, which was named after the Secretary of State of England, William Pitt. After these events, a small village of Pittsborough started growing around Fort Pitt in 1861 and this was followed by change of name to Pittsburgh.