Pittsburgh History

Washington and Guyasuta: When Giants Truly Walked the Earth

Washington and Guyasuta: When Giants Truly Walked 						the Earth

Share this…  When necessary, two disparate individuals can often forge a relationship because of a commonality, be it a mutual cause, a belief, a similar situation, or a character trait. Leadership, and the responsibility that inherently accompanies it, can be one of those binding elements. George Washington and Guyasuta must have recognized the great leadership abilities in one other because these two titans, who crossed

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What’s in an H?

What's in an H?

Share this…  What’s in a name?  Well, if it’s Pittsburgh, then it’s an ‘h.’  If you’ve never noticed, Pittsburgh spells its name with an ‘h’ at the end.  Of the many other Pittsburgs in the USA, including some 20 towns in New Hampshire, Maine, Illinois, Kansas, California, and Texas, all spell their name without the ending ‘h.’ ‘The Artist formerly Known as Prince’ wasn’t the

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Pittsburgh’s Marcellus Shale 

Pittsburgh's Marcellus Shale 

Share this…Marcellus Shale – you’ve probably heard the name bandied about on the news.  So who or what is Marcellus Shale?  Well, it’s not a character from the Flintstones or the name of a Motown singer.  Instead, Marcellus Shale is an enormous formation of sedimentary rock that spans the Appalachian Basin, running through areas in Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Maryland in the south and with

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