The countdown to Black Friday and holiday shopping season has officially begun!
To help both the eager and the more nonchalant shoppers prepare for the upcoming barrage of sales and spending, the Fort Pitt Museum has come up with a list of five unique items that are conveniently available for purchase at the Fort Pitt Museum gift shop this holiday season.
Located within Point State Park, the Fort Pitt Museum it is a convenient spot for workers in the downtown area to check items off their shopping lists while taking a break in nature.
The Fort Pitt Museum gift shop is open during regular museum hours (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) daily and is accessible with or without purchasing museum admission.
“THE WAR THAT MADE AMERICA” BY FRED ANDERSON ($19)
Give the gift of a thorough and comprehensive introduction to the French and Indian War to your favorite historian, or anyone who’s looking to brush up on early Colonial America history.
FORT PITT MUSEUM STEIN ($25.95)
For the coffee lover or person who enjoys a stronger beverage, the Fort Pitt Museum Stein is the perfect vessel.
LOOSE LEAF COLONIAL TEAS (prices range from $10 to $13.50)
Introduce a tea lover to a new favorite blend by gifting one of the many varieties of tea carried in our shop. From a smoky, colonial bohea to Martha Washington’s favorite chocolate tea blend, we have a flavor for everyone.
COLONIAL ORNAMENTS: DRUMMER, FIFER, AND FLAG BEARER ($12)
Add some colonial fanfare to your, or a friend’s, Christmas tree with one, or all three colonial ornaments we carry.
COLONIAL CHRISTMAS CD ($14.95)
Expand your holiday playlist with this festive instrumental CD featuring colonial choral pieces and dance tunes.
Don’t forget to stop by the Fort Pitt Museum gift shop on Sunday, Dec. 1 to celebrate Museum Store Sunday with us!
We will be offering 20% off regular priced merchandise for Heinz History Center members and 15% off purchases of $25 or more for non-members.
Plus, every purchase will come with a Pittsburgh, Virginia exhibit-themed pin!
Mariah Simensky is the event & visitor services coordinator at the Fort Pitt Museum.