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1:30 pm

Pittsburgh’s ‘Other’ Irish: Before the Robber Barons

Saturday, August 17 @ 1:30 pm
The Historic Pump House, 880 East Waterfront Drive
Munhall, PA 15120 United States
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The phrase “Scotch-Irish Presbyterian” might seem synonymous with self-righteous robber barons. But take a further look back to a Western PA of farms and artisans’ workshop—when Pittsburgh’s Irish were mostly Presbyterians whose religious beliefs discouraged them from the pursuit of wealth for its own sake.  Come hear Dr. Peter Gilmore discuss his recent books Irish […]

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