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Featured Marker:
Steamboat "New Orleans"
Dedicated: Saturday, October 15, 2011
County: Allegheny
Marker Type: City
GIS Coordinates: 40.43555-79.99623

Location: First Ave. at Try St., Pittsburgh

Marker Text: The first steamboat built west of the Alleghenies, the "New Orleans" was launched Oct. 15, 1811, near this site at Suke's Run. Pittsburgh became a center for steamboat construction & a gateway for 19th-century westward expansion.
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