• National Heritage Area

    Rivers Of Steel

    National Heritage Area Pennsylvania

Support Your Park

Support Rivers of Steel! Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area’s mission is to preserve, interpret and promote the resources of the Age of Big Steel. Its goal is to ensure that the region’s remarkable industrial history and the living legacy of the people of Southwestern Pennsylvania endure for generations to come.

Your contributions support Rivers of Steel’s mission to restore heritage sites, develop interpretive and educational programming, support cultural conservation, and construct trails and river landings.

For more information on how you can become a contributing partner in the stewardship of this region’s remarkable industrial and cultural heritage call 412-464-4020 or visit us online at www.riversofsteel.com

Did You Know?

Entrance to Forbes Field (photo courtesy of Library of Congress)

At Andrew Carnegie’s urging, Forbes Field, the world’s first all-steel and concrete baseball stadium was built in 1909. Look for its home plate, embedded in the first floor of the University of Pittsburgh’s Posvar Hall- located within Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area.