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Remarkable Relics: PA Trolley Museum

Tuesday April 6, 2021
5:00 PM until 6:00 PM

These are a few of my favorite things…

The streetcar, or “trolley,” played a vital role in the growth of 20th century American cities. Let the artifacts do the storytelling as a representative showcases a few remarkable relics from the museum’s rich collection. Through these unique objects, you will learn more about how our thriving suburban communities owe their existence to the streetcar!


The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum came to Washington County in February 1954 with three trolleys and a dream that was born in 1941. Today, the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum owns nearly 50 street and electric railway cars, 20 of which are operational on the museum’s four-mile ride. Each year over 30,000 visitors are treated to a hands-on, moving history lesson.

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, visit https://www.whitehallpubliclibrary.org/books-more-parent/books-more/museum-passes/.

Registration is required; Zoom information will be sent two days before the event. 

PLUS: If you have children, join the PA Trolley Museum on Saturday at 10 am for a special virtual storytime! See our calendar for more details on how to register.

Location: ONLINE
Click here to go to the Whitehall Public Library calendar.

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