13 Moments Everyone Born In Pittsburgh Will Always Remember
By Beth Price-Williams|Published February 27, 2018
A professional writer for more than two decades, Beth has lived in nearly a dozen states – from Missouri and Virginia to Connecticut and Vermont – and Toronto, Canada. In addition to traveling extensively in the U.S. and the U.K., she has a BA in Journalism from Point Park University (PA), a MA in Holocaust & Genocide Studies from Stockton University (NJ), and a Master of Professional Writing from Chatham University (PA). A writer and editor for Only In Your State since 2016, Beth grew up in and currently lives outside of Pittsburgh and when she’s not writing or hanging out with her bunnies, budgies, and chinchilla, she and her daughter are out chasing waterfalls.
What are some of the defining moments you remember from growing up in Pittsburgh? The kind of memories that we, collectively, as Pittsburghers share? Maybe, for example, you remember exactly where you when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded after take off. Or, what you were doing when you heard the news that a prominent Pittsburgher – like Fred Rogers – passed away. Here are just 13 moments everyone born in Pittsburgh – depending on when you were born – is likely to remember (or to have heard stories about.)
This list, of course, is just the beginning of the many moments in Pittsburgh’s history we likely collectively remember. What else would you add to the list? Want a taste of Pittsburgh’s history? Click here to discover the seven best historical restaurants in the Burgh.
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