Welcome to the
Pittsburg Historical Society’s web site and thank you for visiting us.
The Pittsburg Historical Museum, formerly the Pittsburg Post Dispatch building, is
located in "Old Town Pittsburg” in the heart of the redeveloped downtown.
We are a non-profit
organization whose mission is:
- to collect, preserve, exhibit and
- to provide bases for research;
- to invite public participation in
- to represent the community
cultural common wealth;
- to promote civic pride and
- and to advance knowledge and
nourish the human spirit by preserving the past.
Open to the public: (admission is free)
Wednesdays from 1-4 p.m.
Saturdays from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. (winter hours)
Thursday Night Car
Shows from 6pm to 8pm (dates to be determined)
Private tours, school tours and "passport tours" for third graders are available and arranged by our curator Rosemarie DiMaggio.
The Board of Directors meets at the museum on the 4th Wednesday of each month
at 10:30 am. General membership is welcome.
Memberships are vital
to the financial strength of our organization. Visit our membership page
and join us in helping to keep the history of Pittsburg alive.
The museum hosts a
collection of artifacts, historical photos, a well organized library of papers,
maps and reference books. Of special interest to our visitors are the
Sports Hall of Fame Room, Family Room, Military Room, Bridal Room and Theater
Room. We have a fully equipped kitchen which makes it ideal for
small business meetings. We also have many items for sale including afghans, mugs, books, t-shirts, jackets and
PLEASE VISIT US AND ENJOY A BIT OF HISTORY