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 Winter 2018-19 issue of Western Pennsylvania History includes feature articles on:
- The Coffey Club regional Jewish basketball team
- Influenza’s devastating impact in Western Pennsylvania in 1918
- Ohio Country Freemasonry and American Exceptionalism
As well as columns about:
- The harsh winter of 1761-62 at Fort Pitt
- Olympian Dan McCoy and the Mighty Penguins sled hockey team
- The Detre Library & Archives’ cookbook project
- Western State Penitentiary and the architecture of incarceration (part 2)
- St. Clair’s Hilltop Urban Farm: growing organic food and teaching farming to new generations
- Alcoa aluminum’s expansion into the fashion world in the 1950s and ’60s
- Bernice Saka’s learning experiences at the History Center as the recipient of the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s Robert F. Smith Fund internship
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
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