From the Adena’s soulful burial mounds to historically pivotal Logstown, to the Harmonist’s world-shaking village of Economy and the company that fabricated the Empire State Building, history and daily life in Ambridge and Pittsburgh will take center stage at The Heinz History Center on Wednesday, August 23rd at 7pm.
Please join me for a reading and discussion of more than 300 years that shaped western Pennsylvania — the movement of natives, waves of immigration, bold visionaries, and the vivid memories that still define our lives. In what I intend to be a light-hearted event, we will talk about regional history and our personal histories — our neighborhoods, schools, food traditions, churches, and of course, bars.
New to the ‘Burgh? Consider what a reviewer of Rust Belt Boy and fellow emigre, Jennifer Graham wrote of the book: “Should be required reading for every new Pittsburgh resident.”
The Senator John Heinz History Center is one of my favorite, most fun and informative institutions in Pittsburgh. I hope you will come. I look forward to seeing you. And admission to the event is free. More details HERE.