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  • Incidents of the Insurrection, by Hugh Henry Brackenridge

    The Whiskey Rebellion brought the young United States to the brink of civil war. Caught up in the chaos, Hugh Henry Brackenridge—famous wit and first great American novelist—found himself relying on his keen knowledge of psychology, and his wicked sense of humor, to keep himself alive. This is the story of a time when the […]

  • Father Pitt’s Pittsburgh Cemeteries

    Here is one of great secrets of a great city: the most concentrated accumulation of art is not in a museum, but out in the open. In the famous cemeteries of Pittsburgh, you’ll find sculptures and stained glass by the most celebrated artists, and mausoleums by the nation’s top architects. Some of the monuments are […]