Upcoming Events

Our are held live at the Church of the Redeemer, 5700 Forbes Avenue, Squirrel Hill, on Tuesday, at 7:30 p.m. 

If you have any suggestions or ideas for future speakers or topics to put on our agenda, please email us at sqhillhist@shhsoc.org.

2022

August 9, 2022 (Tuesday)
SHHS Board and Membership meeting
We will not have a program on August 9. Instead, we will hold a board meeting at Church of the Redeemer at 7:30 on that date to discuss organizational issues related to the running of our society, the scope of our activities, and our plans going forward. All members are invited to attend the live meeting. The meeting will not be held on Zoom. We ask that those who plan to attend be vaccinated. Masks are strongly recommended.

September 13, 2022 (Tuesday)
“Overview of Hazelwood’s Past, Present, and Future”
JaQuay Carter, Founder and President, Greater Hazelwood Historical Society of Pittsburgh, will present a program focusing on the history of the former J&L mill site and its connection to Homestead and the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area. JaQuay also plans to discuss Scotch Bottom, which predated the mill, and the legacy of African-American metalworkers (i.e., Rivers of Steel’s current Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access initiatives, of which he is a committee member) and the role that women played during WWII. 

October 11, 2022 (Tuesday)
“The Allegheny Arsenal Handbook”
Lawrenceville historians and SHHS members Tom Powers and Jim Wudjarczyk will discuss their book about the Allegheny Arsenal. It has 340 pages of detailed information on the facility, with plenty of maps and photographs.

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