Senator John Heinz History Center
President’s Day has historically been about patriotism and celebratory eating. Originally a day to mark the birthday of America’s first President, George Washington, this holiday was changed in 1968 to include all great American Presidents and combine Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson who had their own days. Since the culmination of this significant holiday, President’s Day has been associated in celebration with other patriotic holidays such as Memorial Day, Labor Day and Veteran’s Day. It is a day typically set aside to enjoy American activities. Here are a list of five ways to do just that in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte spoke with Western Pennsylvania documentary director Michael DiLauro about his new film “La Mia Strada.”
Heads were rolling at Heinz History Center Monday morning as carts bearing bronze busts of Steelers Hall of Famers were pushed into a new display area. Packed in boxes, fresh from Canton, Ohio, busts of 22 Steelers are making a whistle stop at the Pro Football Hall of Fame exhibit: “Gridiron Glory.”
A trip to the museum is far from a stodgy affair in Pittsburgh. Check out some of the most unusual museum exhibits this fall in the old Steel City for history with a side of some serious fun. The choices range from Dracula to steel mills and from World’s Fairs to inflatable tunnels.
Andy Warhol once said, “art is what you can get away with.” Pittsburgh’s art curators are custodians of some of the most diverse collections in the world. See the best in the area by referring to this list.
Ever wonder if an old toy or painting that’s been gathering dust in your attic might actually be a valuable antique? Or if your collection of sports memorabilia might be worth a big payday someday? Now’s your chance to find out what those hidden treasures in your house are really worth!
From Grandview Avenue to PNC Park to the South Side, visitors to Pittsburgh will find lots of attractions in the city of black and gold.
Sports fans visiting Pittsburgh won’t want to miss a trip to the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at the Heinz History Center in the city’s Strip District.
The museums of Pittsburgh offer something for everyone’s interests! Whether you’re 9 or 99, like art or airplanes, there’s a museum around Pittsburgh for you.
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