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SOLD OUT | Walking Mt. Washington & Chatham Village:  A Grand View Indeed!

Sunday, September 25 | 10:00 am 11:30 am

Did you know that Mt. Washington was known as coal hill until 1851?  Or that The Thomas Bigham house in Chatham Village was a site for the Underground Railroad? 

Join Doors Open Pittsburgh for a in-depth guided walking tour of Mt. Washington (amazing views included) and Chatham Village (a well-kept secret in Pittsburgh).  Cameras are a must!and stories that once made the Cemetery’s residents successful.


Jay Steele is a retired adjunct professor of Health and Physical Education at CCAC. He is a Pittsburgh native, born and raised in the Observatory Hill section of the Northside. He currently lives in Ross Township with his wife, Carol.

Jay continues to teach historical walking courses/tours for CCAC and the Pitt and CMU Osher programs. In addition, he has been a tour guide for DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh History and Landmark Foundation.

Jay’s walking tours and classes have been developed throughout the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County and combine his love of exercise, Western Pennsylvania history, and architecture.

TOUR STARTS/ENDS: 5 Grandview Avenue (across the street from the Grandview Montvue  Apartments, entrance of Shiloh Street). The our ends at Intersection of Virginia and Bigham (Chatham Village)

  • This is a walking tour: 1-2 miles of walking
  • Photography is allowed
  • Restrooms are available

This tour is brought to you in part by The Fine Foundation, Koppers, and Dollar Bank.

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Tour Dates:

September 25, 2022

10:00am – 11:30am

And remember to use #BeNebby in your social media posts before, during and after this tour!

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