About Us

The Squirrel Hill Historical Society (SHHS) is a membership organization established in 2000. We are committed to gathering, preserving, and celebrating the historical memories of our neighborhood.  We sponsor the following activities to support our goal. (Please click on italicized words in the next sections to learn more.)

Our Leadership
President
Michael Ehrmann
Vice Presidents
Helen Wilson
Betty Connelly
Treasurer
Eveline Young
Board Members
Jean Binstock
Wayne Bossinger
Toby Chapman
Audrey Glickman
Jim Hammond
Ralph Lund
Web Designer
Janine Michael

Program Videos
Most of our monthly programs since 2006 have been recorded through Youtube and are now available on this website. You can find the videos either organized by chronology (SHHS Program by Year) or by subject category (SHHS Programs by Topic).  These videos can also be checked out as DvDs from the Squirrel Hill branch of the Carnegie Library.

Walking Tours
The SHHS sponsors annual walking tours.  In 2018 tours will be of Carnegie Mellon University and the Squirrel Hill Business District. See Upcoming Programs and Events on this site for more detail.

Books
The SHHS has now published two books.  See SHHS Books on this websitefor more detail.

Library Museum Board
The SHHS now has a permanent display board at the Squirrel Hill Branch of the Carnegie Library. It has rotating exhibits on the Historical Society and the history of our neighborhood, as well as lists of books of local interest that are available for checkout from this Library Branch. We invite you to visit the Library and view our display. Museum Board exhibits are planned and produced by Helen Wilson, SHHS Vice President.

Historical Photographs
The SHHS owns or has access to a number of historical photographs of Squirrel Hill.  We are developing slide shows utilizing these photos.See Historical Photographs on this site to see the slide shows that have been developed to date.

Newsletter
The SHHS produces a monthly newsletter which includes numerous original articles on Squirrel Hill history.  The newsletter is sent to all SHHS members.

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