A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 1-22-2021

01-22-2021

Topic: The lost amusement parks of Western Pennsylvania

Guest: Historian Jennifer Sopko

How Topic Discussed: "Trolley parks" were an important gathering place for western Pennsylvania communities in the late 19th century and early 20th century. How were these parks used by the community? What sorts of activities did they host? Why did they fade away? Why is it important to remember them?

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