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November 8, 2017

Top 5 Instagram-Worthy Spots at the History Center

What parts of the museum are most Instagram-worthy? For History Center visitors, it’s a mix of nostalgia, inspiration, and a little bit of quirkiness in our exhibits that creates the perfect photo opp. The Instagram opportunities are endless in the History Center’s six floors of awe-inspiring exhibitions detailing Western Pennsylvania’s rich history.

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July 26, 2017

The Girls of Summer: All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

Just as World War II impacted the political, social, and cultural life of the nation, so too did it impact sport in America. The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League emerged, beginning in 1943 and lasting until 1954. The League changed the face of America’s pastime.

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August 4, 2016

John Woodruff at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin

University of Pittsburgh freshman and Connellsville, Pa., native John Woodruff won the 800-meter gold medal with a time of 1:52.9 in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Adolf Hitler’s Berlin, Germany.

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