Alleghany (Geographic Keyword)
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CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF A SAMPLE FROM FORT LIGONIER, 36WM71, WESTMORELAND COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA (2018)
Fort Ligonier (36WM71), an 18th Century fortified supply outpost, is tied to the British military’s Forbes Expedition. The fort is located in the Laurel Highlands section of the Allegheny Plateau on a hilltop in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. A wood sample suspected to be from part of the main gate’s artillery battery defense was submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon dating.