The Allegheny City Society is hosting a guided walking tour in Allegheny West this Sunday, March 31st. The tour will focus on several significant women artist, authors, muckrakers and entrepreneurs.
The women to be highlighted on the walk include Mary Cassatt, the Preble sisters: Anica and Harriet, Lois Weber, Gertrude Stein, Martha Graham, Mary Irwin (recent addition thanks to news articles), Nellie Bly, Mary Roberts Rinehart and Margaret Deland. A few of these women lived, some for a very short time, in Allegheny West.
The tour begins at 2:00 pm at the corner of Ridge Avenue and Brighton Road (Irwin Ave to Alleghenians) and concludes at the City Books store. All are welcome and the cost is $5.