REMARKABLE RELICS: FORT PITT MUSEUMTuesday March 2, 2021
Step back in time with the Fort Pitt Museum! First opened in 1969 in a reconstructed bastion, the Fort Pitt Museum provides visitors with a rich understanding of the world-changing events that occurred right here in Western Pennsylvania. Let the artifacts do the storytelling as a representative from the museum showcases a few remarkable relics from their rich collection.
ABOUT FORT PITT MUSEUM:
The Fort Pitt Museum, located in historic Point State Park in downtown Pittsburgh, is a two-floor, 12,000-squarefoot museum that tells the story of Western Pennsylvania’s pivotal role during the French & Indian War, the American Revolution, and as the birthplace of Pittsburgh. Through interactive exhibitions, life-like historical figures, and recently added artifacts, visitors will learn the important role our region played in shaping the United States.
This virtual program is part of a series promoting the Experience Kits initiative at select Allegheny & Washington County Libraries. With your library card, receive free admission passes for up to four people to several local museums and historical sites. For more information, call the library at 412-882-5694 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming Museum Lectures:
• Tuesday, March 9, 2021: Lincoln Highway Experience
• Tuesday, March 16, 2021: Meadowcroft Rock Shelter & Historic Village
• Tuesday, March 23, 2021: McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center
• Tuesday, April 6, 2021: Pennsylvania Trolley Museum
Registration is required; Zoom information will be sent two days before the event.
To register, go to: https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=WHITEHALL&curID=488371
Please note: this link will take you to Whitehall Public Library’s registration page, as this is a co-hosted program.
PLUS: If you have children, join the Fort Pitt Museum on Saturday at 10 am for a special virtual storytime! See our calendar for more details on how to register.
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