Mount Washington, Pennsylvania: Stare Down: Washington and Indian Scout

Unveiled in 2006, sculpted by a local land developer, a bronze statue of a giant-size George Washington crouches face to face with Seneca leader Guyasuta, overlooking Pittsburgh below. Guyasuta had once been Washington's scout, and the statue depicts a meeting between the two, many years later, to discuss the future of the region. Guess who came out ahead.

Address:
Grandview Ave., Mount Washington, PA
Directions:
On the north side of Grandview Ave. at the corner of Sweetbriar St.
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Stare Down: Washington and Indian Scout

One of the best views in Pittsburgh! This spot is directly across the street from The Monterey Fish Bay. It is the start of a 2.37 mile walking/hiking trail that goes down and back up Mount Washington. Most of the path is on a narrow hillside, so be sure to wear your walking shoes. As you walk the path you are surrounded by nature but in the heart of the bustling city below your feet.

[Tabitha Pauley, 05/09/2017]

Statue Of George Washington and Guyasuta.

"Point of View" Statue Of George Washington and Guyasuta

Unique statue of George Washington and Seneca leader Guyasuta on Mt. Washington, overlooking Pittsburgh. Based on a face-to-face meeting in October 1770, when the two men met while Washington was in the area examining land for future settlement along the Ohio River. "Point of View" sits on the edge of Mt. Washington (Grandview Avenue at Sweetbriar Street) on the westernmost end of Grand View Scenic Byway Park and the Grand View Scenic Byway, a designated Pennsylvania scenic byway.

[Sumoflam, 06/05/2016]
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