History, Historical Society
The George C. Marshall Memorial Plaza is located in the birthplace and boyhood home of General of the Army George C. Marshall, and honors the 1953 Nobel Peace Prize winner and Secertary of State with narrative plaques, rare historical photographs, a statue of the General, the Flags of Nations, a walkway that recalls Turn of the 19th Century Uniontown, and an arched bridge over Coal Lick Run, where Marshall played as a boy.
General, History, Library, Science
The George Westinghouse Museum provides a retreat into early 19th century Wilmerding where George Westinghouse lived and worked. The museum features Westinghouse's life and career by documenting his accomplishments and focusing on his many inventions.
History, Historical Society, Library
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military
The Society Library will open for the season on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. Volunteers will be on hand to help patrons with research projects on local history,genealogy and the Civil War. The Library will then be open for regular hours on Wednesdays from April through November from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM. The Museum will officially open for tours on Saturday May 7 with its annual Open House. This is a rare opportunity to tour the museum on a weekend day.
General, History, Historical Society, Library
The Society maintains a museum - the Waugh House at 23 West Main Street. The Society presents a yearly lecture series and sponsors other activities such as ethnic heritage festivals, walking tours and an oral history program focusing on longtime area residents. A tour and a talk on Greenville history is provided for school classes visiting the museum. Assistance in research on local history is available on request.
This park boasts the largest steam swith engine ever built, a coal tender, an ore car and a caboose. The museum area houses railroad memorabilia, including a reconstruction of a stationmasters quarters and dispatchers office.