How Well Do You Know Pittsburgh?
What do you know about the fountain of youth in North Park? The relics at St. Anthony’s? The history of Pittsburghese? We bring you all this and more in our guide to Pittsburgh lore full of insider info and fun facts. Plus, take our quizzes to test your expertise of all things Pittsburgh.
by PM Staff
The full skeletal remains of a Catholic saint lie in an ornate, centuries-old sarcophagus behind the altar at a Troy Hill Church.
A dozen fun facts about our city and region that all begin with the question: Did you know?
Pittsburgh’s Fountain of Youth was built in 1938 as “a springhouse designed as a grotto typical in every detail of a Roman cavern.”
This bohemian tea-house is one of those nearly extinct destinations that carries on the best vibes of the analog-era.
Even if you don’t know the term, you’re probably familiar with the concept.
“For most of the city’s history, however, Pittsburghers barely noticed the local way of speaking, if they were aware of it at all,” one expert says.
Whether you’ve lived in Pittsburgh your whole life or are a newcomer, there may be things you don’t know about our city — but you should –– so we have these quizzes to test your knowledge of the city’s pop culture, sports, food history and locales.