History

August 1, 2022
Uniontown’s George C. Marshall
George C Marshall Jr is known for many things: he was an American army officer, a statesman, and a Nobel Peace Prize winner. He was integral […]
July 12, 2022
Pittsburgh’s Starring Roles
It’s been established that Pittsburgh has played a significant part in Hollywood since the beginning (read about that here). Beyond nickelodeons and film distribution, the city […]
July 11, 2022
The Rise and Fall of the Duquesne Incline
Certainly, there are special buildings and places that are undeniably Pittsburgh, like the Block House, the Cathedral of Learning, or The Carnegie. While many cities have […]
July 1, 2022
Pittsburgh: East Coast Hollywood
Long before Hollywood was written in white across the arid façade of Mount Lee in Los Angeles, America’s on-screen entertainment headquarters was on the East Coast.[1] […]
June 13, 2022
How It Started: Tom Pollard Designs
There are those men and women who carefully plan all aspects of a new business down to the design of the business card, the logo, and, […]
June 6, 2022
Indian Trails of Western Pennsylvania
People who live in Western Pennsylvania don’t walk in the footsteps of giants but in the footsteps of Native Americans. Paths the local tribes used to […]
May 30, 2022
Three Rivers Arts Festival
The first Three Rivers Arts Festival was a four-day event at the Point. Many records indicate that this occurred in 1960. There seems to be some […]
April 25, 2022
The Log Houses of Pittsburgh
Here’s a list of log houses in the Pittsburgh area that you didn’t know you wanted until now. Most of the structures mentioned below are over […]
April 4, 2022
What’s in a Name – Indiana County
Indiana County takes its name from the Indians who lived in the region as it was purchased from the Iroquois Six Nations in 1768 under the […]
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