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Made Local with Ed Simon, Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures

Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures at Carnegie Library Lecture Hall, Pittsburgh PA

Feb 17 2022
Made Local with Ed Simon, Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures

Ed Simon, author, on left. Cover of An Alternative History of Pittsburgh on right.

Made Local lecture with Ed Simon, author of An Alternative History of Pittsburgh.

Ed Simon tells the story of Pittsburgh through this exploration of its hidden histories—the LA Review of Books calls it an “epic, atomic history of the Steel City.”

The land surrounding the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers has supported communities of humans for millennia. Over the past four centuries, it has been transformed countless times by the many people who call it home. In this brief, lyrical, and idiosyncratic collection, Ed Simon, a staff writer at The

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Carnegie Library Lecture Hall

4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Closed Caption
    • Wheelchair Access

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