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Perry Homestead Loan & Trust Company was constructed in the Classical Revival Style. Fraternal lodges and organizations were hosted on the 3rd floor; 1st floor contained a grocery store, meat market, and bicycle shop.
The Smithfield Street Bridge is America's oldest steel truss bridge and an International Engineering Landmark, as well as on the National Register as a Historic Landmark. Gustav Lindenthal, the "Dean of Bridge Engineers," designed the bridge in…
St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church 1895
"An End and a Beginning" Erected by the Pittsburgh Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution To commemorate the Seventy Fifth Anniversary of the Founding of the Chapter November 20, 1891
In Memory of her sons who served in the Army and Navy of the United States during the War with Spain and the campaigns incident thereto, 1898-1902. This monument is erected by the County of Allegheny 1925. Cuba, Porto Rico, China Relief Expeditio…
Diplodocus carnegii lived 150 million years ago, when dinosaurs dominated the land. Carnegie Museum paleontologists first discovered the remains in Wyoming on July 4, 1899. A new species, the dinosaur wa named after Andrew Carnegie, the museums ge…
"Men...with but the thought of gain and gold were dreaming of tracks and trains, of massive walls and wreathing smoke from towering chimneys, while we dreamed of fame and power, of peaceful paths where once was strife, of space and breeze, of…
This restored wall presents a section through a typical masonry rampart of Fort Pitt. Originally built of brick burned at the site and stone quarried in the area. The fort was a five-sided structure with a bastion at each corner and measured a hal…
Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War (1861-1865). As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union troops. This propelled the creat…
The Site of Fort Pitt Built 1758 - 1761 Visited by George Washington 1753 - 1758 - 1770 ———————— This tablet placed by the Daughters of the American Revolution of Allegheny County Pennsyl…
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