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The Odd, Mysterious & Fascinating History of Pittsburgh

March 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

John Schalcosky
Thursday, March 29
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Landmarks Preservation Resource Center
744 Rebecca Avenue, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221

Legends, historical mysteries and fascinating facts have long fascinated John Schalcosky, who took it upon himself to investigate and record an in-depth knowledge of a history of Pittsburgh that is rarely told. In this lecture, John will discuss aspects of Pittsburgh’s past, narrating the story of Pittsburgh through quirky and unusual stories to show how the past helps us understand the present city.

About the presenter: John Schalcosky is the founder of the “Odd, Mysterious & Fascinating History of Pittsburgh”, a very popular Facebook Page that explores the most unusual, mysterious and forgotten tales of Western Pennsylvania. He is a frequent speaker at high schools, universities and at public events, and he is often featured in stories and interviews on Pittsburgh history.

This lecture is FREE to PHLF members. Non-members: $10

RSVPs are appreciated: or 412-471-5808 ext. 527



March 29, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Landmarks Preservation Resource Center
744 Rebecca Avenue
Wilkinsburg, 15221 United States
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Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 450

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-471-5808  |  Fax: 412-471-1633