Western Pennsylvania History has presented scholarship for a broad audience since 1918 as the region’s oldest continually-published magazine. History Center members receive a free subscription to this award-winning quarterly publication.
The Summer 2017 issue of Western Pennsylvania History incudes feature articles on:
- Amusement park entrepreneur Frederick Ingersoll’s search for a site to build Luna Park in North Oakland
- Pittsburgh as a musical training ground and education center for African American jazz musicians
- Pioneering female journalist Nellie Bly and her writing adventures
As well as columns about:
- Rehabilitating the Pine Bank Covered Bridge at Meadowcroft
- The Bryce Brothers and Lenox, Inc., glass company records
- Horse power in pre-automobile Pittsburgh
- Miss Edna’s life in the Hill District and work for Hill House
- Jennings Daniel Breedon and coal mine safety
- The conservation of Antonio Pontello’s WWII Auxiliary Military Police uniform
Current issues of Western Pennsylvania History magazine are available for $7.95 in the Museum Shop, online shop, or by phone at 412-454-6300, and are mailed to all History Center members, who may choose between the print version an an e-version. For a sample of the e-mag that members can choose to receive, click here. A selection of back issues are available for $4.95 per magazine.
Exclusive Online Articles & Book Reviews
Read expanded online-only articles from past issues of Western Pennsylvania History Magazine.
- Getting to Know George Washington, by Jeffrey H. Schwartz
- America’s Toughest Golf Course: Oakmont Country Club, 1903-1922, by Steven Scholssman
- County Fair Encounters, by Richard M. Voelker
- Petroleum Pioneers, by Alfred N. Mann
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