Before astronauts walked on the MOON they walked in Oakland.
Come to Oakland to walk in the footsteps of famous people. Actors, engineers, athletes–Fred Rogers, Mark Cuban, Jeff Goldblum, Ted Danson, Judith Resnick, Gene Kelly, and Stephanie Kwolek.
Learn more about them and the neighborhood where they resided.
Experience Pittsburgh nostalgia like Forbes Field – see the wall of the former ballfield where Babe Ruth played and where Bill Mazeroski hit the Home Run to win the 1960 World Series in Forbes Field.
See Dippy the Dinosaur up close, as he makes his home outside the Carnegie Museum.
Climb (only) partway up Cardiac Hill to see where Jonas Salk developed the Polio Vaccine.
Tour Dates/Times: June 5 (9 am-11 am) AND June 6 (9 am-11 am)
Tour Starting Location: Phipps Conservatory, 1 Schenley Park (Tour returns here)
Masks are required for entry. Tour group size is limited to encourage social distancing.
Please reserve your tickets in advance.
Tour Host: Sue Flaherty is a Pitt Alum and an outdoor enthusiast who collects random factoids. Sue has been a volunteer for DOOORS OPEN Pittsburgh for the last several years. As a Trip Leader for Venture Outdoors, Sue had led and assisted on Kayak Trips and Trail Walks. She is a Jefferson Award Recipient for volunteer work.