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February 23, 2022

Wait For It: Hamilton in Pittsburgh

The last time Hamilton came to Pittsburgh, he wasn’t quite as popular. In fact, he was arguably one of the most hated men in Western Pennsylvania in the late 1700s, thanks to his liquor tax that sparked the Whiskey Rebellion. As Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” lands in Pittsburgh this January, we’re taking a look at some of the historical connections between Western Pennsylvania and the founding fathers portrayed in this wildly popular musical.

May 25, 2021

Asian American Heritage at the Heinz History Center

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. To mark the occasion, explore artifacts from the Heinz History Center collection that speak to Asian and Asian American heritage in Western Pennsylvania.

May 6, 2021

Celebrating National Nurses Week

In celebration of National Nurses Week, here are a few pieces in the History Center collections that remind us of the legacy of care created by nurses in Western Pennsylvania.