Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Venture Outdoors 'Women of Pittsburgh Walk' Sunday (3 spots left!)

From Venture Outdoors:

On Sunday, March 9th, join Venture Outdoors as we celebrate Women's History Month with a tour of the historical Squirrel Hill and Oakland neighborhoods. On this easy walk, we'll visit notable landmarks and places off the beaten path while sharing intriguing stories about the lives of legendary Pittsburgh women. You'll learn about Lillian Russell, "America's Queen of Comic Opera," who shocked audiences in the early 1900s by dressing in men's clothes and smoking cigarettes, as well as Mary Croghan Schenley, for whom Schenley Park is named, among others.

Location: East End Area
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
$5.00 member/$12.00 non-member

See a walking tour map of the historical women of Pittsburgh here (PDF) and sign up here.

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