Golden Dome (Monaca)

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Golden Dome is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Monaca, Pennsylvania. It hosts various local concerts and sporting events for the area and was the home arena for the Pittsburgh Patriots of the American Basketball Association and several other music and political events most recently a major campaign speech from then Senator Barack Obama in March 2008 [1]. It was built in 1975 and is one of only eight remaining geodesic dome structures in the United States.

It is also home to the Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame. Inside the entrance are plaques that ring the wall of the gym. Visitors will find tributes to Beaver County's most-esteemed sportsmen, including basketball legends Norm Van Lier, Denny Wuycik and Sean Miller, football greats Joe Namath, Babe Parilli and Sean Gilbert, and the father-and-son baseball stars Tito Francona and Terry Francona. [2]

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Coordinates: 40°39′18″N 80°18′28″W / 40.65496°N 80.30774°W / 40.65496; -80.30774