The November program meeting of the Bridgeville Area Historical Society was an interesting presentation on Queen Elizabeth I, by one of the Society’s favorite speakers, Jack Puglisi. Mr. Puglisi is… [Read More]
Dr. John Aupperle recounts the life of Mother Teresa at this presentation to the Bridgeville Area Historical Society in May:
Author Chris George spoke to the Bridgeville Area Historical Society on April 27, 2021 about the experiences of the 123rd Pennsylvania volunteer regiment during the Civil War.
The Bridgeville Area Historical Society welcomed author Todd DePastino last week, as he discussed that roles that women played in America’s World War II effort. See the full video above.
Just in time for Halloween, author Todd DePastino came to the Bridgeville Area Historical Society to discuss the Salem witch trials. Filmed on Oct. 27, 2020.
Terry Necciari discusses the geography of the glass industry in Western Pennsylvania during this presentation to the Bridgeville Area Historical Society on Sept. 29, 2020.
Intimidation at the polling places. Long-simmering political tensions boiling over into violence. The Electoral College overriding the popular vote. That’s right—we’re talking about 19th century American elections. Author Todd DePastino… [Read More]
At the March 2019 Bridgeville Area Historical Society presentation, self-described history enthusiast Jack Puglisi discussed the lively life of Benjamin Franklin.
Pittsburgh used to be famous for its air pollution, and as of this year, the area still has some of the lowest-quality air in the United States. But few… [Read More]
In 1788, Allegheny County consisted of just seven townships and one city: Moon, Fayette, St. Clair, Mifflin, Elizabeth, Versailles, and Plum, plus Pittsburgh. Last night, the Bridgeville Area Historical… [Read More]