Western Pennsylvania History has presented scholarship for a broad audience since 1918 as the region’s oldest continually-published magazine. History Center members receive a free subscription to this award-winning quarterly publication.
The Summer 2018 issue of Western Pennsylvania History includes feature articles on:
- Pittsburgh Police women’s fight for equal employment opportunities and their experiences while working on the force
- The rise and fall of evangelist John Sproul and his Glory Barn churches
- The paper trail and travels of WWI soldier Lloyd Gibson from Washington County
As well as columns about:
- The 1778 Treaty with the Delaware Nation at Fort Pitt
- The art of pysanky and a Penguins fan’s special dedication to the team
- Bet Tikvah Congregation Records
- Restoring the Century Inn of Washington County
- Historic Deutschtown neighborhood and Interstate 279
- Officer Clemmons, the helpful police officer of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood”
- The legacy of the Craft family revealed through a love story in the book “Heart and Soul”
Current issues of Western Pennsylvania History magazine are available for $7.95 in the Museum Shop, online shop, or by phone at 412-454-6300, and are mailed to all History Center members, who may choose between the print version an an e-version. For a sample of the e-mag that members can choose to receive, click here. A selection of back issues are available for $4.95 per magazine.
Exclusive Online Articles & Book Reviews
Read expanded online-only articles from past issues of Western Pennsylvania History Magazine.
- Getting to Know George Washington, by Jeffrey H. Schwartz
- America’s Toughest Golf Course: Oakmont Country Club, 1903-1922, by Steven Scholssman
- County Fair Encounters, by Richard M. Voelker
- Petroleum Pioneers, by Alfred N. Mann
Be the first to know about Pittsburgh-related books with the History Center’s online reviews.