For a century, the Great Fire stood as the event by which Pittsburgh’s history was measured: the “before” and “after” point. Burned streets were rebuilt and businesses resumed, but memories lingered.
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February 3, 2016
One of the most distinctive features of Western Pennsylvania is the widespread use of a dialect that we have come to call Pittsburghese. The History Center has the complete guide to Pittsburghese available now.