Historic Pittsburgh Fair
The Historic Pittsburgh Fair will features exhibits from local libraries and archives, an in-depth look at some of Carnegie Library’s special collection materials, historical tours of Main, hands-on activities and speakers focused on various aspects of Pittsburgh’s history.
- Explore historical collections from libraries, archives, and historical societies throughout Allegheny County
- Learn about how Pittsburgh’s economic past shapes its future with a talk by Christopher Briem from the University of Pittsburgh at 1 pm
- Discover how to preserve your family and historical materials
- Consult with an archivist to get your family treasures ready for digitization (Click here to book your appointment)
- Learn what research resources are available for genealogy, local history, house histories, and more on the Historic Pittsburgh website
- Take a free historical tour of Main Library at 2 pm, 2:30 pm, and 3 pm
- Get a closer look at the REcollection Studio, the library’s DIY digitization lab
This family-friendly event is free and open to the public.