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May 23, 2018

Q&A with Living Historian Elizabeth Hobbs

The Fort Pitt Museum works with talented reenactors (also referred to as “interpreters” or “living historians”) to show visitors how men and women lived when Fort Pitt called the Forks of the Ohio home. We caught up with reenactor Elizabeth Hobbs to get her take on bringing the 18th century to life in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh.

April 27, 2018

Have a Historic Summer at the Fort Pitt Museum

The Fort Pitt Museum is gearing up for a summer season jam-packed with living history demonstrations, educational programs, and opportunities to get outside and enjoy the sunshine in Point State Park.

May 12, 2017

Chief Glenna Wallace: First Female Chief of the Eastern Shawnee

At last year’s Women's History Seminar, Chief Glenna Wallace described the struggles of her tribe as well as the obstacles she faced as the first female chief of the Eastern Shawnee.