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Point State Park
USGS Pittsburgh West
Menasha Ridge Press
- By the early 1950's, the park area had deteriorated into a commercial slum. It has been reclaimed and is now one of the nation's outstanding historical parks and tourist attractions. Point State Park is designated as a National Historic Landmark. Visitors walk along paved promenades on the...
- Pennsylvania generally has a moist climate with cold winters and warm summers. The Point State Park area has cold winter months with temperatures averaging around 24 to 28 degrees Fahrenheit (-4 to -2 degrees Celsius). The area's average summer temperatures range around 68 to 72 degrees...
- Of the five original bastions (projecting parts of a fortification) of Fort Pitt, three have been restored. The Monongahela Bastion is devoted to the frontier period of local history. The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission administers the museum. It is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5...