List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Allegheny County

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Location of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania

This is a list of the Pennsylvania state historical markers in Allegheny County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). The locations of the historical markers, as well as the latitude and longitude coordinates as provided by the PHMC's database, are included below when available. There are 142 historical markers located in Allegheny County.[1]


Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
1909 McKee's Rocks Strike McKees-constables-1909.jpg Saturday, October 14, 2000 812 Island Ave. at McKees Rocks Bridge, Stowe Twp.
40°28′25″N 80°03′45″W / 40.47372°N 80.06258°W / 40.47372; -80.06258 (1909 McKee's Rocks Strike)
Roadside Labor
1st Drive-In Filling Station Whitehill-Gleason Motors.jpg Tuesday, July 11, 2000 Near intersection of Baum & St. Clair Sts., at Spnning Plate Lofts lot, E Liberty/Friendship (Pittsburgh)
40°27′34″N 79°55′50″W / 40.45934°N 79.93066°W / 40.45934; -79.93066 (1st Drive-In Filling Station)
City Business & Industry, Oil & Gas, Transportation
Allegheny Arsenal AlleghenyArsenal.jpg n/a 40th St. near Davidson at Arsenal Park, opposite #257, Lawrenceville
40°28′02″N 79°57′38″W / 40.46719°N 79.9605°W / 40.46719; -79.9605 (Allegheny Arsenal)
City Civil War, French & Indian War, Military
Allegheny Cotton Mill Strikes TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, October 01, 2007 Allegheny Landing, north side, near river at 6th St. Bridge, Pittsburgh
40°26′49″N 80°00′09″W / 40.44706°N 80.00258°W / 40.44706; -80.00258 (Allegheny Cotton Mill Strikes)
City Government & Politics 19th Century, Labor, Mills
Allegheny County AlleghenyCountyCourthouse.jpg Thursday, December 30, 1982 County Courthouse, Grant St. between 5th & Forbes Aves., Pittsburgh
40°26′17″N 79°59′45″W / 40.43812°N 79.99575°W / 40.43812; -79.99575 (Allegheny County)
City Business & Industry, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Iron, Steel
Allegheny Observatory Allegheny Observatory 2007b.jpg Friday, November 02, 1979 Riverview Ave. in Riverview Park (off US 19) near Observatory, Observatory Hill, Pittsburgh
40°28′58″N 80°01′06″W / 40.48274°N 80.01831°W / 40.48274; -80.01831 (Allegheny Observatory)
City Education, Medicine & Science, Transportation
Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) Andrew Carnegie, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly left, 1913-crop.jpg Thursday, April 18, 1996 Carnegie Library, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland (Pittsburgh)
40°26′34″N 79°57′06″W / 40.44277°N 79.95168°W / 40.44277; -79.95168 (Andrew Carnegie)
City Business & Industry, Education, Ethnic & Immigration, Professions & Vocations, Steel
Art Blakey (1919-1990) Art Blakey08.JPG Sunday, August 26, 2007 28 Chauncey St. (altho. appears to be in 600 block of Carmel Way), Hill District (Pittsburgh)
40°26′52″N 79°58′25″W / 40.4479°N 79.97358°W / 40.4479; -79.97358 (Art Blakey)
City African American, Music & Theater, Performers
Arthur J. Rooney TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, June 03, 2005 TBD - marker dedicated, but not installed
Roadside Ethnic & Immigration, Football, Sports
August Wilson (1945-2005) PittsburghPaAWH2.jpg Wednesday, May 30, 2007 1727 Bedford Ave., Pittsburgh
40°26′43″N 79°59′08″W / 40.44521°N 79.98542°W / 40.44521; -79.98542 (August Wilson)
Roadside African American, Music & Theater, Writers
Avery College TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, January 01, 1968 619 Ohio St., North Side, Pittsburgh
40°27′14″N 79°59′55″W / 40.45389°N 79.9986°W / 40.45389; -79.9986 (Avery College)
City African American, Education, Religion
Barney Dreyfuss (1865-1932) Barney dreyfuss.jpg Thursday, June 30, 2005 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Oakland section
40°26′30″N 79°57′11″W / 40.4416°N 79.95296°W / 40.4416; -79.95296 (Barney Dreyfuss)
City Baseball, Entrepreneurs, Sports
Bethel A.M.E. Church TransparentPlaceholder.png Sunday, September 24, 1995 405 1st Ave., at Smithfield St., Pittsburgh
40°26′14″N 80°00′02″W / 40.43716°N 80.0005°W / 40.43716; -80.0005 (Bethel A.M.E. Church)
City African American, Civil Rights, Education, Religion
Bethel Presbyterian Church John McMillan portrait 1820s.jpg Tuesday, August 21, 1951 2977 Bethel Church Rd. (county highway) between PA 88 & US 19, Bethel Park
40°20′12″N 80°02′53″W / 40.33658°N 80.04797°W / 40.33658; -80.04797 (Bethel Presbyterian Church)
Roadside Buildings, Education, Religion
Billy Eckstein (1914-1993) TransparentPlaceholder.png Sunday, July 31, 1994 5913 Bryant St., Highland Park (Pittsburgh)
40°28′33″N 79°55′09″W / 40.47584°N 79.91912°W / 40.47584; -79.91912 (Billy Eckstein)
City African American, Performers
Bost Building Bost Building.jpg Tuesday, July 07, 1992 617-623 E 8th Ave. near Heisel St., Homestead
40°27′33″N 79°54′16″W / 40.45905°N 79.90451°W / 40.45905; -79.90451 (Bost Building)
City Buildings, Iron, Labor, Publishing, Steel
Bouquet Camp TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, December 21, 1946 Saltsburg Rd. (PA 380) & Frankstown Ave. (Petermans Corner), Penn Hills Twp.
40°29′03″N 79°49′09″W / 40.48414°N 79.81905°W / 40.48414; -79.81905 (Bouquet Camp)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Roads
Bower Hill Friday, August 23, 1996 292 Kane Blvd., Scott Twp., NE of Bridgeville
40°22′28″N 80°05′10″W / 40.37434°N 80.08614°W / 40.37434; -80.08614 (Bower Hill)
Roadside African American, American Revolution, George Washington, Mansions & Manors, Military, Whiskey Rebellion
Braddock's Crossing TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, August 24, 1964 Hoffman & Kennywood (PA 837) Blvds. at Kennywood Park, West Mifflin
40°23′07″N 79°51′47″W / 40.38524°N 79.86292°W / 40.38524; -79.86292 (Braddock's Crossing)
Roadside French & Indian War, Military, Native American
Braddock's Defeat Braddock's death at the Battle of Monongahela 9-July-1755.jpg Saturday, February 28, 1948 562 Jones Ave., east side, near Braddock Lib., Braddock
40°24′11″N 79°51′48″W / 40.40296°N 79.86343°W / 40.40296; -79.86343 (Braddock's Defeat)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American
Braddock's Defeat Braddock's death at the Battle of Monongahela 9-July-1755.jpg Saturday, February 28, 1948 US 30, north side, S of I-376 exit 10, Forest Hills (Missing)
Roadside French & Indian War, Military, Native American
Braddock's Field TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, September 12, 1994 549 Jones Ave., Washington Statue Park, Braddock
40°24′11″N 79°51′48″W / 40.40305°N 79.86337°W / 40.40305; -79.86337 (Braddock's Field)
Roadside Government & Politics, Military, Whiskey Rebellion
Carnegie Hero Fund Commission TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a 301 Pittsburgh St. (SR 1001, old PA 28), Springdale
40°32′28″N 79°47′26″W / 40.54106°N 79.79061°W / 40.54106; -79.79061 (Carnegie Hero Fund Commission)
Roadside Business & Industry
Carnegie Library of Homestead Swim Team Homestead Library pool.gif Saturday, August 14, 2004 Homestead Library, 536 10th Avenue, Munhall
40°24′26″N 79°54′11″W / 40.40733°N 79.90314°W / 40.40733; -79.90314 (Carnegie Library of Homestead Swim Team)
City Sports, Women
Charles Martin Hall CharlesMartinHall.jpg Sunday, March 01, 1998 3200 Smallman St., Pittsburgh (MISSING)
City Business & Industry, Electricity, Entrepreneurs, Invention
Charles Taze Russell (1852-1916) Charles Taze Russell sharp.jpg Monday, May 08, 2000 Allegheny Center, E Commons, at New Hazlett Theater (formerly Carnegie Hall), Pittsburgh
40°27′10″N 80°00′18″W / 40.45274°N 80.00488°W / 40.45274; -80.00488 (Charles Taze Russell)
City Buildings, Houses & Homesteads, Religion
Chartier's Town TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, December 19, 1946 PA 28 at Tarentum (Missing)
City Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Native American
Clinton Furnace Station Square fountain.jpg Thursday, September 02, 2004 Bessemer Ct. at Station Sq., Pittsburgh
40°26′02″N 80°00′17″W / 40.43398°N 80.00469°W / 40.43398; -80.00469 (Clinton Furnace)
Roadside Business & Industry, Furnaces, Iron
Crawford Grill CrawG013 Fix.jpg Saturday, April 07, 2001 Wylie Ave. at Elmore St., Pittsburgh
40°28′10″N 79°57′49″W / 40.46953°N 79.96358°W / 40.46953; -79.96358 (Crawford Grill)
City African American, Music & Theater
Daisy E. Lampkin TransparentPlaceholder.png Sunday, August 08, 1993 2519 Webster Ave. at Watt Ln., Hill District (Pittsburgh)
40°27′00″N 79°58′19″W / 40.44991°N 79.97201°W / 40.44991; -79.97201 (Daisy E. Lampkin)
City African American, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 20th Century, Women
David L. Lawrence TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, February 28, 1985 Point State Park, Pittsburgh
40°26′31″N 80°00′36″W / 40.44199°N 80.00989°W / 40.44199; -80.00989 (David L. Lawrence)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Governors
Davis Island Lock & Dam Davis Island Dam & Lock No. 1.jpg Saturday, July 04, 1987 1050 Ohio River Blvd. (PA 65) at E borough line, at Eat 'n' Park, Avalon
40°29′38″N 80°03′51″W / 40.494°N 80.06416°W / 40.494; -80.06416 (Davis Island Rock & Dam)
Roadside Environment
Dravo Corporation Shipyard NevilleTownshipMemorial.jpg Friday, August 18, 1995 Neville Island Blvd. & Grand Ave., at Twp. Park, beside fire station, Neville Twp.
40°30′43″N 80°07′47″W / 40.51182°N 80.12971°W / 40.51182; -80.12971 (Dravo Corporation Shipyard)
Roadside Business & Industry, Entrepreneurs
Duquesne Steel Works TransparentPlaceholder.png Sunday, October 12, 1997 E Grant Ave. & Linden St. (PA 837), Duquesne
40°22′27″N 79°50′33″W / 40.37407°N 79.84241°W / 40.37407; -79.84241 (Duquesne Steel Works)
City Business & Industry, Entrepreneurs
Duquesne University Duquesneoldcampus.png Thursday, October 05, 1978 Bluff St. at Univ. Administration Bldg., Pittsburgh
40°26′08″N 79°59′34″W / 40.4355°N 79.99285°W / 40.4355; -79.99285 (Duquesne University)
City Education, Ethnic & Immigration, Religion
Elizabeth Elizabeth and west elizabeth.jpg Friday, December 20, 1946 Between exit ramp of PA 51 and Elizabeth Bridge, Elizabeth
40°16′21″N 79°53′06″W / 40.2724°N 79.88489°W / 40.2724; -79.88489 (Elizabeth)
Roadside Business & Industry, Transportation
Ethelbert Nevin Ethelbert Nevin in high collar.jpg Friday, May 07, 1948 PA 65 at Edgeworth Ln., east side, Edgeworth
40°32′57″N 80°11′48″W / 40.54917°N 80.19664°W / 40.54917; -80.19664 (Ethelbert Nevin)
Roadside Music & Theater, Writers
Ethelbert Nevin 1940NevinStamp.jpg Friday, May 07, 1948 Pa. 65, west side, at Edgeworth (MISSING)
Roadside Music & Theater
Ferris Wheel Inventor GWFerris.jpg 1967 West Commons, Arch St. near S Diamond (MARKER NOT YET REINSTALLED)
City George Washington, Invention, Professions & Vocations, Sports
First Aluminum Observatory Dome TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, June 27, 1998 West View Ave. near McKnight Rd. (Truck U.S. 19), Ross Township
Roadside Education, Environment, Invention, Medicine & Science
First Mining of Pittsburgh Coal MtWashingtonPittsburgh.jpg Thursday, April 18, 1985 Grandview Ave. between Ulysses & Bertha Sts., Mt. Washington (Pittsburgh)
40°26′04″N 80°00′41″W / 40.43438°N 80.01127°W / 40.43438; -80.01127 (First Mining of Pittsburgh Coal)
City Business & Industry, Coal
First Professional Football Game Pudge heffelfinger.jpg Tuesday, November 03, 1992 Near Heinz Field, North Shore (Pittsburgh)
40°26′44″N 80°00′49″W / 40.44546°N 80.0137°W / 40.44546; -80.0137 (First Professional Football Game)
Roadside Football, Sports
First World Series Exposition Park Pittsburgh 1903.jpg Friday, September 18, 1998 Riverwalk near PNC Park and the water wall, North Shore (Pittsburgh)
40°26′44″N 80°00′31″W / 40.44543°N 80.00861°W / 40.44543; -80.00861 (First World Series)
Roadside Baseball, Sports
Forbes Field Forbes Field exterior.jpg Friday, July 07, 2006 Roberto Clemente Dr. near S Bouquet St., by remaining Forbes Field wall, Pitt campus, Oakland (Pittsburgh)
40°26′29″N 79°57′10″W / 40.44146°N 79.95282°W / 40.44146; -79.95282 (Forbes Field)
Roadside Baseball, Football, Sports
Forbes Road (Bouquet's Breastworks) TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, July 09, 1952 SR 2066 (Old Frankstown Rd.), at Boyce Park Admin. Bldg., Monroeville
40°27′36″N 79°45′10″W / 40.45997°N 79.7528°W / 40.45997; -79.7528 (Forbes Road Bouquet's Breastworks)
Roadside French & Indian War, Military
Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - Fort Duquesne End (PLAQUE) FortDuquesne.jpg n/a Point State Park, between Fort Pitt Museum & Blockhouse, Pittsburgh
40°26′28″N 80°00′35″W / 40.44109°N 80.00967°W / 40.44109; -80.00967 (Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - Fort Duquesne End)
Plaque Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Roads
Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - The Bouquet Encampment (PLAQUE) TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a PA 380 (Saltsburg & Frankstown Rds.), Petermans Corner, Penn Hills Twp.
40°29′03″N 79°49′09″W / 40.4842°N 79.81918°W / 40.4842; -79.81918 (Forbes Road, 1758, Fort Bedford to Fort Duquesne - The Bouquet Encampment)
Plaque French & Indian War, Military, Roads
Fort Duquesne Duquesne outline.JPG Friday, May 08, 1959 Point State Park, main entrance at Commonwealth Pl., Pittsburgh
City Forts, French & Indian War, Military
Fort Lafayette Ft Lafayette marker Pittsb jeh.jpg Monday, December 01, 1958 9th St. just N of Penn Ave., Pittsburgh
40°26′37″N 79°59′54″W / 40.4437°N 79.99834°W / 40.4437; -79.99834 (Fort Lafayette)
City Forts, Military, Native American, War of 1812
Fort Pitt Fort Pitt in 1776.jpg Friday, May 08, 1959 Point State Park, main entrance Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh
City Forts, French & Indian War, Military
Fort Pitt Blockhouse Bouquet blockhouse.JPG Friday, May 08, 1959 Point State Park, main entrance Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh
City Forts, French & Indian War, Military
Fort Prince George TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, May 08, 1959 Point State Park, main entrance Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh
City Forts, French & Indian War, George Washington, Military
Founding Convention of the AFL MellonSquarePittsburgh.jpg Wednesday, September 24, 1997 NW corner of Mellon Park, between 5th & 6th, opposite Wm Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh
40°26′27″N 79°59′51″W / 40.4409°N 79.9975°W / 40.4409; -79.9975 (Founding Convention of the AFL)
City Labor
Founding Convention of the CIO TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, September 23, 1997 North Commons Drive, at MLK Elementary, near Allegheny Center, Pittsburgh
40°27′16″N 80°00′16″W / 40.45433°N 80.00448°W / 40.45433; -80.00448 (Founding Convention of the CIO)
City Labor
Founding of Ironworkers Union TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, May 22, 1999 Grant St., betw. Blvd. of the Allies and 1st Ave., Pittsburgh
40°26′12″N 79°59′55″W / 40.43665°N 79.99854°W / 40.43665; -79.99854 (Founding of Ironworkers Union)
City Iron, Labor
Frances Perkins Fcperkins.jpg Saturday, October 04, 2003 SW corner of 9th Ave. & Amity St., at police station, Homestead
40°24′23″N 79°54′37″W / 40.40628°N 79.91019°W / 40.40628; -79.91019 (Frances Perkins)
City Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor, Steel, Women
Frank Conrad Frankconrad.jpg Saturday, December 01, 1990 Pa. 8 (Penn Ave.) & Peebles St., W end Wilkinsburg
City Business & Industry, Entrepreneurs
Frank E. Bolden (1912-2003) TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, September 30, 2004 2621 Centre Ave., across from YMCA, Hill District (Pittsburgh)
40°26′48″N 79°58′04″W / 40.4468°N 79.96774°W / 40.4468; -79.96774 (Frank E. Bolden)
City African American, Military Post-Civil War, Publishing, Writers
Frank Vittor (1888-1968) Christopher Columbus monument in Schenley Park 2.JPG Sunday, October 12, 2008 At Columbus statue in Schenley Park, One Schenley Dr., Oakland, Pittsburgh
Roadside Artists, Ethnic & Immigration
Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway (1895-1993) Matthew Ridgway.jpg Saturday, November 06, 1999 611 Field Club Rd., at high school, Fox Chapel
40°31′04″N 79°52′03″W / 40.51775°N 79.86756°W / 40.51775; -79.86756 (Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway)
Roadside Military, Military Post-Civil War
George Westinghouse Westinghousebridge.jpg Friday, May 07, 1948 US 30 at W end of George Westinghouse Bridge over Turtle Creek, Turtle Creek
40°23′42″N 79°50′20″W / 40.39487°N 79.83875°W / 40.39487; -79.83875 (George Westinghouse)
Roadside Business & Industry, Electricity, Entrepreneurs, Invention
George Westinghouse George Westinghouse.jpg Monday, December 23, 1946 US 30 at E end of George Westinghouse Bridge over Turtle Creek, Turtle Creek (MISSING)
Roadside Business & Industry, Electricity, Entrepreneurs, Invention
Great Steel Strike of 1919, The Coming out of the smoke.jpg Friday, September 23, 1994 Braddock Ave. at 14th St., across from Edgar Thompson Works, Braddock
40°23′55″N 79°51′44″W / 40.39852°N 79.8622°W / 40.39852; -79.8622 (Great Steel Strike of 1919, The)
City Government & Politics, Labor, Steel
Greenlee Field TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, July 17, 2009 Bedford Ave. & Junilla St., Hill Dist., Pittsburgh
40°27′02″N 79°58′23″W / 40.4506°N 79.973°W / 40.4506; -79.973 (Greenlee Field)
City African American, Football, Sports
Hand's Hospital TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, December 24, 1946 PA 60 (Steuben St.) at Linden St., across from Crafton Park, Crafton
40°26′21″N 80°04′24″W / 40.43913°N 80.07339°W / 40.43913; -80.07339 (Hand's Hospital)
Roadside French & Indian War, Military
Helen Richey (1909-1947) Helen Richey 1929.jpg Tuesday, October 01, 2002 Renzie Park, Eden Park Blvd. & Tulip Dr., McKeesport
40°20′26″N 79°49′38″W / 40.34063°N 79.82724°W / 40.34063; -79.82724 (Helen Richey)
Roadside Education, Military, Military Post-Civil War, Professions & Vocations, Transportation, Women
Henry Clay Frick (1848-1919) Henry Clay Frick.jpg Tuesday, December 10, 1946 Grant St. near 5th Ave., in median at Frick Bldg., Pittsburgh
40°26′24″N 79°59′44″W / 40.43987°N 79.99564°W / 40.43987; -79.99564 (Henry Clay Frick)
City Business & Industry, Coal
Henry J. Heinz (1844-1919) HenryJHeinz.jpeg Wednesday, September 14, 1994 16th St. Bridge, North Side, Pittsburgh
40°27′12″N 79°59′34″W / 40.45329°N 79.99268°W / 40.45329; -79.99268 (Henry J. Heinz)
City Business & Industry, Entrepreneurs
Homestead Grays HomesteadGrays CapLogo.svg Wednesday, September 27, 2000 Amity St. at The Waterfront, at Filene's Basement lot and RR tracks, Homestead
40°24′33″N 79°54′44″W / 40.40919°N 79.91212°W / 40.40919; -79.91212 (Homestead Grays)
Roadside African American, Baseball, Sports
Homestead Strike Homestead riot harpers 3c26046v.png Wednesday, July 01, 1992 880 E Waterfront Dr., Munhall
40°24′46″N 79°53′50″W / 40.41285°N 79.89711°W / 40.41285; -79.89711 (Homestead Strike)
City Government & Politics, Labor
Homestead Strike Victims TransparentPlaceholder.png Sunday, July 11, 1993 102 E 22nd St., near Main St., Munhall
40°23′51″N 79°54′07″W / 40.39762°N 79.9019°W / 40.39762; -79.9019 (Homestead Strike Victims)
Roadside Labor
Honus Wagner (1874-1955) Honus Wagner (crop).JPG Saturday, August 29, 1998 Mansfield Blvd. & Chartiers St., Carnegie
40°24′27″N 80°05′20″W / 40.40747°N 80.08895°W / 40.40747; -80.08895 (Honus Wagner)
Roadside Baseball, Ethnic & Immigration, Sports
James Hay Reed TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, December 01, 1958 Carnegie Science Center (1 Allegheny Ave., S of North Commons), North Side (Pittsburgh)
40°27′12″N 80°00′21″W / 40.45321°N 80.00587°W / 40.45321; -80.00587 (James Hay Reed)
City Business & Industry, Professions & Vocations
Jane Grey Swisshelm Jane Swisshelm.jpg Monday, September 14, 1959 Braddock & Greendale Aves., Edgewood, just N of I-376 exit 9
40°25′43″N 79°53′29″W / 40.42867°N 79.89134°W / 40.42867; -79.89134 (Jane Grey Swisshelm)
Roadside Civil Rights, Civil War, Medicine & Science, Women, Writers
Jane Holmes (1805-1885) TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, May 29, 2007 W PA School for Blind Children, Bayard St. at N Bellefield Ave., Schenley Farms (Pittsburgh)
40°26′54″N 79°57′11″W / 40.44823°N 79.95295°W / 40.44823; -79.95295 (Jane Holmes)
City Women
John A. Roebling (1806-1869) Smithfield Street Bridge.jpg n/a Smithfield St. Bridge at West Carson St., Pittsburgh
40°26′00″N 80°00′12″W / 40.43335°N 80.00328°W / 40.43335; -80.00328 (John A. Roebling)
City Bridges, Transportation
John M. Phillips (1861-1953) TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, October 31, 2009 St. Pius X Byzantine Catholic Church, 2336 Brownsville Rd., Pittsburgh
40°23′18″N 79°59′07″W / 40.3884°N 79.9852°W / 40.3884; -79.9852 (John M. Phillips)
City Government & Politics 19th Century, Government & Politics 20th Century, Professions & Vocations
John Scull (1765-1828) TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, December 01, 1958 Blvd. of the Allies, just W of Market St., Pittsburgh
40°26′20″N 80°00′14″W / 40.43902°N 80.00376°W / 40.43902; -80.00376 (John Scull)
City Business & Industry, Professions & Vocations, Publishing
Johnny Unitas (1933-2002) JohnnyUnitasSignAutograph1964.jpg Saturday, September 04, 2004 Arsenal Middle School Field, 40th and Butler Sts., Lawrenceville section, Pittsburgh
40°28′06″N 79°57′46″W / 40.46827°N 79.96268°W / 40.46827; -79.96268 (Johnny Unitas)
City Football, Sports
Joshua (Josh) Gibson (1911-1947) TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, September 23, 1996 2217 Bedford Ave., Hill District (Pittsburgh)
40°26′55″N 79°58′39″W / 40.44861°N 79.97754°W / 40.44861; -79.97754 (Joshua "Josh" Gibson)
City African American, Baseball, Sports
Joshua Meeks (1731-1818) ForestGlenCondosSign.jpg Wednesday, May 07, 2008 along Beaver Grade Rd. at entrance to Forest Glen Condos, Moon Twp.
40°30′35″N 80°12′44″W / 40.509622°N 80.212178°W / 40.509622; -80.212178 (Joshua Meeks)
Roadside American Revolution, Early Settlement, Education, Government & Politics 18th Century, Military
K. Leroy Irvis (1916-2006) TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, April 03, 2008 2170 Centre Ave., Hill Dist., Pittsburgh
Roadside African American, Civil Rights, Education, Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor
Kennywood Park NewGates.jpg Wednesday, August 05, 1992 4800 Kennywood Boulevard behind park office, West Mifflin
40°23′09″N 79°51′56″W / 40.3857°N 79.86564°W / 40.3857; -79.86564 (Kennywood Park)
Roadside Sports
Kier Refinery TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, March 16, 1959 small park near Chatham/Bigelow Sq., betw. Bigelow Blvd. & 7th Ave., Pittsburgh
40°26′29″N 79°59′39″W / 40.44145°N 79.99405°W / 40.44145; -79.99405 (Kier Refinery)
City Business & Industry, Entrepreneurs
Kuskusky Path TrinityGermanEvangelicalLutheranChurch.jpg Sunday, August 24, 2008 2500 Brandt School Rd., at Trinity Luth. Church, Wexford (Franklin Park)
Roadside Early Settlement, Military, Native American, Paths & Trails, Transportation
Lewis and Clark Expedition Lewis and Clark 1954 Issue-3c.jpg Thursday, August 28, 2008 1 block N of 10th St. Bypass & Waterfront Dr. intersection, Pittsburgh
40°26′49″N 79°59′43″W / 40.447°N 79.9952°W / 40.447; -79.9952 (Lewis and Clark Expedition)
City Exploration
Martha Graham (1894-1991) Martha Graham 1948.jpg June 7, 2008 California Ave. & Brighton Rd., North Side, (Pittsburgh)
City Education, Music & Theater, Performers, Women
Martin R. Delany (1812-1885) Delany.jpg May 11, 1991 5 PPG Place, 3rd Ave. & Market St., Pittsburgh
40°26′22″N 80°00′12″W / 40.43948°N 80.00325°W / 40.43948; -80.00325 (Martin R. Delany)
City African American, Civil War, Military, Professions & Vocations, Publishing
Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) Mary Cassatt-Selfportrait.jpg May 22, 2004 Allegheny and Ridge Aves., in park betw. Rt. 65 on and off ramps, McKees Rocks (Pittsburgh)
40°26′58″N 80°01′05″W / 40.44937°N 80.01809°W / 40.44937; -80.01809 (Mary Cassatt)
City Artists, Women
Mary Harris "Mother" Jones Mother Jones 1902-11-04.jpg October 4, 2003 NE corner of 9th and Amity Sts., (at former municipal bldg.), Homestead
40°24′24″N 79°54′37″W / 40.40654°N 79.91016°W / 40.40654; -79.91016 (Mary Harris "Mother" Jones)
City Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor, Steel, Women
Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981) LincolnElementarySchool.jpg November 30, 1996 328 Lincoln Ave., Lincoln Elementary School, Larimer (Pittsburgh)
40°27′36″N 79°54′44″W / 40.46°N 79.91209°W / 40.46; -79.91209 (Mary Lou Williams)
City African American, Music & Theater, Performers, Women
McClurg Iron Foundry TransparentPlaceholder.png May 11, 1955 Boulevard of the Allies, just W of Market St. (MISSING)
City Buildings, Business & Industry, Military, War of 1812
McKees Rocks Mound TheRocksofMckeesRocksPA.jpg May 18, 2002 Rangers Field, Shingiss & Sproul Streets. The Bottoms, McKees Rocks
40°28′23″N 80°03′06″W / 40.47301°N 80.05156°W / 40.47301; -80.05156 (McKees Rocks Mound)
City Native American
Mercy Hospital UPMC Mercy.JPG May 27, 1994 1400 Locust St., Pittsburgh
40°26′12″N 79°59′06″W / 40.43665°N 79.98489°W / 40.43665; -79.98489 (Mercy Hospital)
City Education, Professions & Vocations, Religion, Women
Michael A. Musmanno (1897-1968) TransparentPlaceholder.png October 11, 1993 1321 Island Ave. (Pa. 51), Stowe Twp.
40°28′57″N 80°04′12″W / 40.48241°N 80.06998°W / 40.48241; -80.06998 (Michael A. Musmanno)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 20th Century, Writers
Mooncrest MooncrestPA.jpg April 15, 2004 Mooncrest Dr. at Old Thorn Run Rd., Moon Twp.
40°31′18″N 80°11′28″W / 40.521625°N 80.191103°W / 40.521625; -80.191103 (Mooncrest)
City Business & Industry, Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor, Military, Military Post-Civil War
National Negro Opera Company NationalNegroOperaCompanyHouse.jpg September 25, 1994 7101 Apple St., Homewood (Pittsburgh)
40°27′51″N 79°53′45″W / 40.4642°N 79.89571°W / 40.4642; -79.89571 (National Negro Opera Company)
City African American, Music & Theater
National Tube Works TransparentPlaceholder.png January 15, 1991 575 Lysle Blvd. (PA 148), at subway entrance to plant, McKeesport
40°21′08″N 79°51′37″W / 40.35215°N 79.8604°W / 40.35215; -79.8604 (National Tube Works)
City Business & Industry, Oil & Gas
Neville House Woodville plantation house, Heidelberg, PA.jpg August 12, 1947 Pa. 50 just S of Woodville, Pittsburgh
40°22′46″N 80°05′46″W / 40.37939°N 80.09621°W / 40.37939; -80.09621 (Neville House)
Roadside American Revolution, Houses & Homesteads, Military, Whiskey Rebellion
Old St. Luke's Church OldSt.LukesEpiscopalChurch.jpg July 14, 2001 330 Old Washington Pike, Scott Twp.
40°23′04″N 80°05′26″W / 40.38449°N 80.09067°W / 40.38449; -80.09067 (Old St. Luke's Church)
Roadside Buildings, Early Settlement, French & Indian War, Military, Religion, Whiskey Rebellion
Pennsylvania Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png December 1, 1958 Liberty Ave. /Grant St. at 10th St. (at the Pennsylvanian), Pittsburgh
40°26′38″N 79°59′34″W / 40.44398°N 79.99289°W / 40.44398; -79.99289 (Pennsylvania Canal)
City Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Pioneer Short-Wave Station TransparentPlaceholder.png November 2, 1997 Barclay Ave., off Greensburg Pike, Forest Hills
40°25′06″N 79°50′29″W / 40.41831°N 79.84138°W / 40.41831; -79.84138 (Pioneer Short-Wave Station)
City Business & Industry
Pittsburgh Flag of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.png December 21, 1946 Pa. 51 at S city line, near Stewart Ave. (MISSING)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Forts, Government & Politics, Steel
Pittsburgh Pittsburgh 1856.jpg December 18, 1946 4675 Steubenville Pike (PA 60) at W Steuben St., at bridge and Sharp Edge Creekhouse restaurant, Thornburg
40°26′25″N 80°04′50″W / 40.44041°N 80.08066°W / 40.44041; -80.08066 (Pittsburgh)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Forts, Government & Politics, Steel
Pittsburgh Pittsburgh 1874 Otto Krebs.jpg December 23, 1946 Pa. 65 (Ohio River Blvd.), N city line (MISSING)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Forts, Government & Politics, Steel
Pittsburgh Pittsburgh in 1902.JPG December 18, 1946 US 30 westbound, at W end of Forest Hills (MISSING)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Forts, Government & Politics, Steel
Pittsburgh Pittsburgh WEO Night 1.jpg December 18, 1946 PA 8 & PA 28, Millvale (MISSING)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Forts, Government & Politics, Steel
Pittsburgh Allegheny Monongahela Ohio.jpg December 21, 1946 Perrysville Rd. (US 19), near St. Benedict's Academy, N of city line (MISSING)
Roadside Cities & Towns
Pittsburgh Duquesne Incline from top.jpg December 18, 1946 PA 65 at north city line (MISSING)
Roadside Cities & Towns
Pittsburgh PittSkyline082904.jpg December 18, 1946 US 19 north of city line (MISSING)
Roadside Cities & Towns
Pittsburgh Agreement (The) TransparentPlaceholder.png May 31, 2001 Penn Avenue & 7th Street, Pittsburgh
40°26′34″N 80°00′01″W / 40.4429°N 80.00034°W / 40.4429; -80.00034 (Pittsburgh Agreement, The)
City Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics 20th Century
Pittsburgh Glass Works TransparentPlaceholder.png October 2, 1997 Foot of Duquesne Incline, West Carson St., Pittsburgh
40°26′23″N 80°01′03″W / 40.43986°N 80.0174°W / 40.43986; -80.0174 (Pittsburgh Glass Works)
City Business & Industry, Glass
Pittsburgh Grease Plant TransparentPlaceholder.png September 18, 2000 33rd St. & Smallman St., Strip Dist. (Pittsburgh)
40°27′45″N 79°58′09″W / 40.46258°N 79.96909°W / 40.46258; -79.96909 (Pittsburgh Grease Plant)
City Business & Industry, Military, Military Post-Civil War, Oil & Gas, Transportation
Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company PPGPlaceIceRink.jpg October 19, 1983 Plaza of PPG Place, between 4th Ave. & Market Sq., Pittsburgh
40°26′25″N 80°00′10″W / 40.44017°N 80.00288°W / 40.44017; -80.00288 (Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company)
City Business & Industry, Glass
Pittsburgh Platform TransparentPlaceholder.png October 10, 2007 Stockton Ave. at Concordia Club, East Park (north side), Pittsburgh
40°27′03″N 80°00′07″W / 40.4509°N 80.0019°W / 40.4509; -80.0019 (Pittsburgh Platform)
City Religion
Polish Army PolishFalconsBuildingPittsburgh.jpg April 3, 1960 97 S. 18th St., South Side Flats, Pittsburgh
40°25′41″N 79°58′49″W / 40.428158°N 79.980289°W / 40.428158; -79.980289 (Polish Army)
City Ethnic & Immigration, Military, Military Post-Civil War
Presston TransparentPlaceholder.png August 22, 2009 Ohio & Nichols Sts., Presston, Stowe Twp.
40°28′59″N 80°03′46″W / 40.4831°N 80.0628°W / 40.4831; -80.0628 (Presston)
Roadside Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor, Steel
Queen Aliquippa TransparentPlaceholder.png October 26, 2003 2928 Highland Ave., Highland Grove Park, near 2918 Bowman Ave., McKeesport
40°21′35″N 79°50′00″W / 40.35983°N 79.83326°W / 40.35983; -79.83326 (Queen Aliquippa)
Roadside French & Indian War, George Washington, Government & Politics 18th Century, Military, Native American, Women
Rachel Carson Rachel-Carson.jpg May 20, 1988 Pittsburgh St. (SR 1001, old PA 28) at Colfax St., Springdale
40°32′28″N 79°47′02″W / 40.54105°N 79.78399°W / 40.54105; -79.78399 (Rachel Carson)
City Environment, Medicine & Science, Women, Writers
Radio Station KDKA KDKAGateway.jpg November 30, 1990 KDKA Headquarters, 1 Gateway Center, Pittsburgh
40°26′33″N 80°00′20″W / 40.44255°N 80.00543°W / 40.44255; -80.00543 (Radio Station KDKA)
City Business & Industry
Railroad Strike of 1877 Harpers 8 11 1877 Destruction of the Union Depot.jpg September 23, 1997 Liberty Ave. at 28th St. (on traffic island), Pittsburgh
40°27′22″N 79°58′30″W / 40.45618°N 79.97491°W / 40.45618; -79.97491 (Railroad Strike of 1877)
City Labor, Railroads, Transportation
Robert Lee Vann (1879-1940) TransparentPlaceholder.png July 13, 1997 2621 Center Ave., at Frances St., Hill District (Pittsburgh)
40°26′27″N 79°58′04″W / 40.44087°N 79.96767°W / 40.44087; -79.96767 (Robert Lee Vann)
City African American, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 20th Century, Professions & Vocations, Publishing
Salk Polio Vaccine SalkatPitt.jpg April 12, 2005 Salk Hall, Univ. of Pitt, Terrace St. at Sutherland Dr. (across fr. Peterson Events Ctr.), Oakland (Pittsburgh)
40°26′35″N 79°57′44″W / 40.44318°N 79.96209°W / 40.44318; -79.96209 (Salk Polio Vaccine)
Roadside Invention, Medicine & Science
Shadyside Iron Furnace TransparentPlaceholder.png December 1, 1958 SE corner of Bayard St. & Amberson Ave., at Winchester-Thurston H.S. field, Pittsburgh
40°27′08″N 79°56′30″W / 40.4521°N 79.94173°W / 40.4521; -79.94173 (Shadyside Iron Furnace)
City Business & Industry, Furnaces, Iron
Shannopin Town TransparentPlaceholder.png December 1, 1958 40th St. at GW bridge (west side), Lawrenceville (Pittsburgh)
40°28′10″N 79°57′49″W / 40.46953°N 79.96358°W / 40.46953; -79.96358 (Shannopin Town)
City Early Settlement, Native American
Shousetown Boatyard TransparentPlaceholder.png June 14, 1987 81 McGovern Blvd. (PA 51) near Spring Run Rd., Honor Roll Park, near fire dept., Glenwillard/Crescent Twp.
40°33′26″N 80°13′15″W / 40.55716°N 80.22081°W / 40.55716; -80.22081 (Shousetown Boatyard)
City Business & Industry, Transportation
Sisters of Mercy TransparentPlaceholder.png December 21, 1993 800 Penn Ave., Cultural Dist., (Pittsburgh)
40°26′38″N 79°59′57″W / 40.44376°N 79.99928°W / 40.44376; -79.99928 (Sisters of Mercy)
City Ethnic & Immigration, Religion, Women
Site of the Western Penitentiary - PLAQUE Western Penitentiary Allegheny City PA 1857.jpg n/a Eagle enclosure at the National Aviary, North Side (Pittsburgh)
40°27′12″N 80°00′37″W / 40.4532°N 80.01015°W / 40.4532; -80.01015 (Site of the Western Penitentiary - PLAQUE)
Plaque Civil War, Military, Police and Safety
Station WQED WQEDHeadquartersPittsburgh.jpg August 20, 1964 4802 5th Ave., Oakland (Pittsburgh)
40°26′50″N 79°56′40″W / 40.44717°N 79.94453°W / 40.44717; -79.94453 (Station WQED)
City Business & Industry, Education, Motion Pictures & Television
Stephen C. Foster StephenFoster.jpeg July 4, 1976 3600 Penn Ave., at homestead (behind fence), Lawrenceville (Pittsburgh)
40°27′51″N 79°57′49″W / 40.46415°N 79.96374°W / 40.46415; -79.96374 (Stephen C. Foster)
Roadside Music & Theater
Stephen C. Foster Memorial PittStephenFosterMemorial front.jpg December 1, 1958 Forbes Ave. just E of Bigelow Blvd., Oakland (Pittsburgh)
40°26′37″N 79°57′09″W / 40.44354°N 79.95256°W / 40.44354; -79.95256 (Stephen C. Foster Memorial)
City Music & Theater, Writers
Three Rivers Stadium ThreeRiversStadium.jpg November 26, 2007 Art Rooney Ave., near North Shore Dr., Heinz Field, North Shore (Pittsburgh)
40°26′46″N 80°00′50″W / 40.44602°N 80.01387°W / 40.44602; -80.01387 (Three Rivers Stadium)
Roadside Baseball, Football, Sports
United Steelworkers of America Grant Building Pittsburgh.jpg June 17, 1986 Grant St. between 3rd & 4th Aves., Pittsburgh
40°26′17″N 79°59′53″W / 40.4381°N 79.99812°W / 40.4381; -79.99812 (United Steelworkers of America)
City Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor, Steel
University of Pittsburgh CathedralLawn1.jpg November 2, 1979 SE corner, 5th Ave. & Bigelow Blvd., Oakland (Pittsburgh)
40°26′40″N 79°57′16″W / 40.44444°N 79.95452°W / 40.44444; -79.95452 (University of Pittsburgh)
City Education
V.F.W. Schenley Hotel.jpg September 16, 1967 5th Ave. & Bigelow Blvd., at Wm. Pitt Union by bus stop, Oakland, Pittsburgh
40°26′39″N 79°57′16″W / 40.44416°N 79.95458°W / 40.44416; -79.95458 (V.F.W.)
City Military, Military Post-Civil War
Victor Herbert (1859-1924) Victor Herbert.jpg June 28, 1996 4400 Forbes Ave., at Carnegie Mus. near Shakespeare statue, Oakland (Pittsburgh)
40°26′38″N 79°57′05″W / 40.44393°N 79.95138°W / 40.44393; -79.95138 (Victor Herbert)
City Ethnic & Immigration, Performers
Westinghouse Electric Corporation Westinghouse Electric Company (1888 catalogue).jpg October 1, 1986 Westinghouse Plaza, 6 Gateway Center, Pittsburgh
40°26′23″N 80°00′22″W / 40.4396°N 80.0062°W / 40.4396; -80.0062 (Westinghouse Electric Corporation)
City Business & Industry, Electricity
William "Billy" Strayhorn (1915-1967) BillyStrayhorn1958.jpg May 27, 1995 1101 N. Murtland St., at Westinghouse High School, Homewood (Pittsburgh)
40°27′38″N 79°54′01″W / 40.4606°N 79.9003°W / 40.4606; -79.9003 (William "Billy" Strayhorn)
City African American, Music & Theater
William D. Boyce (1858-1929) William Boyce.png June 11, 1960 595 Beatty Rd., Boyce Campus of County community college, N end of Monroeville
40°27′15″N 79°45′13″W / 40.45407°N 79.75371°W / 40.45407; -79.75371 (William D. Boyce)
Roadside Education
William T. Kerr (1868-1953) TransparentPlaceholder.png June 12, 1992 4 Columbia Ave. at Noblestown Rd. (SR 3048), at bus stop, Rennersdale
40°23′53″N 80°08′24″W / 40.39809°N 80.14012°W / 40.39809; -80.14012 (William T. Kerr)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 20th Century
Work Accidents and the Law (1910) CrystalEastman.jpeg April 28, 2008 Market Sq., Pittsburgh
City Business & Industry, Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor, Women, Writers
Yohogania Courthouse LobbsCemeteryandYohoganiaCountyCourthouseSite.jpg June 10, 1948 Pa. 837 SW of West Elizabeth (MISSING)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 

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