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June 12, 2019

Top Spots for Kids at the Heinz History Center

School is over and the kids are home for the summer. There’s no better way to entertain them than by stopping by the Heinz History Center for a day of history-filled fun. Enjoy a day at the History Center with these top spots for kids at the museum.

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March 8, 2019

Inspiring Women in Pittsburgh History

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we asked Heinz History Center curators and archivists about the women in Pittsburgh history they admire most.

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February 13, 2019

Congressman James Fulton: Strong on Space

Pittsburgh doesn’t seem to be an obvious place to be home to one of the most vocal Congressional boosters of American space research. The region was home to Dormont’s long-time congressman James G. Fulton, an ardent advocate for space. Fulton used his position in Congress to bring the space race to Western Pennsylvania, spending the latter half of his 25-year career trying to generate high-tech jobs related to the space program.

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