1340 Lebanon Church Road
West Mifflin, PA 15236
Phone: (412) 653-6600
Fax: (412) 650-6011
1340 Lebanon Church Road, West Mifflin, PA, US, 15236
- Phone: (412) 653-6600
- Fax: (412) 650-6011
If you have a weak heart, don't even think of visiting the Manor House between September and October! This month-long event, brimming with ghostly scares and frightening shocks, is only for those who seek thrills and chills. Enjoy the technology that allows you to revisit the days of witchery and phantoms—with spirits and ghosts hiding in every nook and corner, you're sure to lose your wits for a while! Thank your heavenly stars if you last the entire journey! See website for concert calendar and more.
Whether you favor an adrenaline rush or prefer to chill in a calmer setting, Sandcastle Waterpark is a great destination. Located just 15 minutes from downtown, this adventure and entertainment zone features more than 14 waterslides, a go-karting zone, a hot tub, a wave pool and more. It also hosts events like music nights, movie nights, and parties. A visit here is the ideal way to break the monotony of the week. For more information, check the website.
Homestead Grays Bridge or the Homestead High Level Bridge stretches across the Monongahela River. Replacing the Brown's highway bridge, this bridge was completed in 1939, later in 2007 it was renovated.
The construction of the McKeesport National Bank building was completed in 1891. It is on the National Register of Historic Places list and on the List of Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmarks.
Carnegie Free Library was built in 1902 due to the efforts of The Women's Club of McKeesport. The foremost objective of the Club formed in the late 1898, was to have a library in McKeesport. In the late 1970s, the library was designated as a historical landmark. The historic building has hosted many community events.
Spread across an area of 15 acres (6.07 hectares), the Gilfillan Farm is a working farm that dates back to 1850s. The family farm and the adjoining home are still in working condition, and Margaret Gilfillan, a family descendant, stayed here and tilled the farm until she died in 2001. She donated her property to the Historical Society of Upper St. Clair, it maintains and preserves this city landmark. You can tour the farm house along with the zoo, barns, toolshed and much more. The various farming tools and equipment give an insight into the farming techniques prevalent in 1850s. It also hosts special tours for schools and scout groups. For additional details, call ahead
Pittsburgh Greenfield is a renowned elementary school serving Greenfield and the surrounding regions. The school occupies a beautiful, historic building from 1922 with splendid architectural details. The school ranks high among its peers for academic excellence, student engagement and success rate.
South Side Works is a famous residential, business and entertainment complex. The centre features exceptional dining spots, shopping destinations, cinema complexes and a lot of other leisure spots. This landmark is also known for the numerous events it hosts in its spacious premises the year round. From shopping fests to food and drink events, promotional activities to movie premiers and gigs—this space is usually abuzz with activity. Whatever the reason may be, there is no room for boredom for visitors at South Side Works.
This legendary old park is a National Historic Landmark, and one of the best amusement parks in the country. There are seven roller coasters - some were built as far back as 1921, a fact possibly scarier than the rides themselves. The newest, Phantom's Revenge, was installed in May 2001. There are also the water rides, "flat" rides, and the haunted house. Don't forget the hot dogs and cotton candy! The park timings change often, so call ahead or check the website to make sure it's open.
Hot Metal Bridge is a dual truss bridge built over the Monongahela River. Built in 1900, it was originally a railroad used to transport steel across the banks from furnaces to mills. In the early 2000s, its upstream span was converted into a road and its downstream side into a pathway for pedestrians and bicycles. This construction is a testament of Pittsburgh’s remarkable infrastructure and a visit here offers scenic vistas of the city.
Stretching from Hampshire Avenue to Coast Avenue in Pittsburg, Canton Avenue is not a regular pathway. It is in fact, the steepest public street in the United States. Stretching across 630 feet (192), this street couldn't beat New Zealand's Baldwin Street to attain the 'World's Steepest Street' title. Canton Avenue is a cobbled pathway that is a venue for Pittsburgh's annual bike race Dirty Dozen. Cycling upwards on this street may be a herculean task, but do give it a try.
The community flocks to Schenley Park, a green oasis in the midst of a bustling city, for concerts, plays and movies. Phipps Conservatory is located on the northern end of the park, which is set between Oakland and Squirrel Hill, close to Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. Hikers love the winding trails and children gather at the swimming pool during summer. In the winter, visitors can ice skate at the rink or cross-country ski. There's also an 18-hole public golf course.