Historical Society Walking Tours

a historical home in mount lebanon surrounded by trimmed trees and shrubs
Mission Hills

he Historical Society of Mount Lebanon is hosting a series of walking tours this summer and fall. Tickets are $10 for society members and $15 for non-members. Buy tickets online at lebohistory.org or mail checks to Lebo History Center, 794 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15228. No phone reservations. No refunds unless the event is canceled.

History & Commerce Tour    10 a.m., Saturday, June 15

This 90-minute tour explores the architecture of Mt. Lebanon’s main business district, and the history of Mt. Lebanon, including a tour of the Art Deco interior of the municipal building. Meet at the history center, 794 Washington Road.

Virginia Manor Tour    10 a.m., Saturday, August 10

This 90-minute tour explores the history and architecture of one of Mt. Lebanon’s grandest neighborhoods. Put on your walking shoes; the tour covers about a mile and a half. Meet at the entrance to Virginia Manor, the intersection of Cochran and Osage roads.

Mission Hills Tour with John Conti    10 a.m., Saturday, September 7

Learn about the history and architecture of Mission Hills with architectural writer John Conti. The tour begins with a slideshow at the history center, and a walk down two key Mission Hills streets.

Mt. Lebanon Cemetery Slideshow Tour    1 p.m., Saturday, October 26

In this no-walking tour, learn the history of Mt. Lebanon Cemetery in a slideshow. Attendees will receive a walking tour map with the sites and can explore the cemetery on their own. Meet at the History Center, 794 Washington Road.

If you would like to schedule a presentation from the historical society, email Gwen Cready.