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 Spring 2019 issue of Western Pennsylvania History includes feature articles on:
- Pittsburghers who served in the Vietnam War
- The founding and family legacy of Sestili Nursery in Oakland
- The rise of Pittsburgh’s downtown Greyhound bus terminal and Esther Bubley’s photography
As well as columns about:
- Preserving the Miller Schoolhouse at Meadowcroft
- The Samuel Musgrave industrial photograph collection
- Frederick Osterling’s residential designs in Brighton Heights
- Wayne Cole’s experiences train hopping in the 1960s through the ’80s
- The Hughes family activism and their Vietnam War protest banner
- The Joseph Esposito and Parkway Landscaping collection
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.