historical walking tours

Katie Blackley / 90.5 WESA

The southern hilltop neighborhood of Allentown is a walkable community with a number of historic buildings and beautiful murals. 

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Katie Blackley / 90.5 WESA

Lawrenceville is one of Pittsburgh’s oldest and largest neighborhoods. Founded in 1814, it was named for Captain James Lawrence, who served in the War of 1812 (of “Don’t Give Up The Ship!” fame). 

 

 

Katie Blackley / 90.5 WESA

Katie Blackley / 90.5 WESA

Going a little stir crazy? Pittsburgh residents can take a break from idle time and work-from-home routines and get to know the city’s history while taking a stroll. Here’s a guide to one of a number of upcoming tours WESA is compiling for history lovers throughout the region.