Shannopin's Town

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<p>Shannopin's Town was a Lenape (Delaware native ) village. It was located near the site of modern-day Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The village was along the Allegheny River, approximately two miles away from this river's junction with the Monongahela River. During the 1700s, western Pennsylvania was the site of a number of Lenape (Delaware ) villages. The Delaware natives Lenape had fled westward to avoid the Iroquois natives and British colonists, but settlers soon began to migrate to western Pennsylvania as well. First came the fur traders, but farmers soon also joined in the migration. The Delaware Under the pressure of these intrusions, Lenape and other Native American Indian tribes moved further west, settling in the Ohio Country.</p>
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