Outreach Lecture Program

The Fort Pitt Museum offers lectures on various topics related to 18th century Western Pennsylvania and America. The lectures are designed to educate and engage audiences in current Museum exhibits and events.

For more information or to book a lecture, please contact Living History Coordinator, Justin Meinert, at 412-454-6419 or jameinert@heinzhistorycenter.org.

Available Lectures

  • A Long Barreled Rifle by Any Other Name: Are They Rifle Guns, Kentucky Rifles or American Long Rifles?
  • Brass Tacks & Curious Figures: 18th Century American Indian Powder Horns
  • British Soldiers of Fort Pitt
  • Captured by Indians: Warfare and Assimilation on the 18th Century Frontier
  • Marked in Blue: Tattooing in Colonial America
  • Nationality and Ethnicity of British Soldiers at Fort Pitt
  • Point of Empire: A Brief Overview of Fort Pitt History
  • The American Revolution in Western Pennsylvania
  • The Indian Riflemen of Colonial America
  • The 42nd Highlanders at Fort Pitt
  • The 60th Royal Americans at Fort Pitt
  • The 300 Year Fad: A Brief History of Tattooing in America

Program Cost

One hour lectures are provided at a rate of $125 per lecture. The lecture includes the presentation plus a question and answer session.

A 20% discount is offered to all History Center Affiliate Program members.
Payment is due immediately following the scheduled lecture. Please make checks payable to the Fort Pitt Museum.
Payment may also be mailed to the following address:

Fort Pitt Museum
601 Commonwealth Place
Building B
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222
Attn: Justin Meinert