The Dispatch

Fort Roberdeau. Where History Lives.

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William Steer

People of the Fort William Steir was a German immigrant.  He arrived in the colonies from Rotterdam on the ship Edinburg in 1753. He took the Oath of Allegiance to[…]

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Current Names to Merge

Eleanor. Sp:John Harris Sgt.   Eleanor. Sp:Edward Harris.   Elizabeth. Sp:Wilhelm Steir The Old German.. b. in Germany. d. Abt 1784 in Pennsborough, Pennsylvania, USA. Children: Mary Stear, Elizabeth Stear,[…]

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A Simplified History – Part 3

Families in Western Pennsylvania were oftentimes split in allegiance. Many did not care one way or the other about the war, as long as their way of life continued. Others[…]

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Documenting Our History

This page is being reorganized and will be updated this summer.

Section: Names List

This is a names list comprised of people who’s lives touched the history of Fort Roberdeau and the surrounding area. 

Page: The Leadworks

Fort Roberdeau was the hub of Ranger activity in the region. It also hosted a Lead Works, and Lead mines. 

Page: Lead Mines

Fort Roberdeau was the hub of Ranger activity in the region. It also hosted a Lead Works, and Lead mines.Fort Roberdeau was the hub of Ranger activity in the region. It also hosted a Lead Works, and Lead mines.

Section: Documents

This section is an ever expanding list of documents that have been uncovered over the years in our research about the fort.

18th Century Links

Section: Timeline

This is a timeline we are slowly developing.