Pittsburgh, United States

Women of Western Pennsylvania

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Women of Western Pennsylvania

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10 tour stops

1

Queen Alyquippa

An influential Seneca leader. (late 1600s to early 1700s - 1754)

1 min
2

Roebling

John Roebling patented this device in 1842.

 
3

Phoebe Brashear

Wife and partner to famous lens maker. (1843-1910)

 
4

Nellie Bly

A barrier-breaking investigative journalist. (1864- 1922)

 
5

Bertha Lamme

The first female engineer to graduate from the Ohio State University.(1869-1943)

 
6

Pittsburgh Survey

A sociological project that studied the effects of urbanization and industrialization

 
7

Fannie Sellins

A labor organizer who tried to unionize the coal fields. (1872-1919)

 
8

Mary Lou Williams

The “little piano girl” of East Liberty. (1910-1981)

 
9

Rosie the Riveter

A symbol of women’s strength. (1942)

 
10

Rachel Carson

The pioneer of environmentalism. (1907-1964)

 

Overview

Women making history with a Western Pennsylvania connection.

Itinerary 45 min

Offline map included

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