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Things to Do
Tours, workshops, special events—there is always something fresh to do with Rivers of Steel!
Join author Ryan C. Brown on November 2 at 1:00 pm for a discussion on the events of 1919, the conditions which led to violent conflict, and the legacy of union organizing in the early 20th century.
Step back in time to the early 1900s and discover the artistry of handcrafted manufacturing.
Visit, learn, and experience all five of the Rivers of Steel attractions that showcase the artistry and innovation of our region’s rich heritage.
The Explorer Riverboat
Docked on Pittsburgh’s North Shore, an excursion on Explorer offers unparalleled opportunities to experience the beauty and history of Pittsburgh from its majestic rivers.
Site of the 1982 Battle of Homestead and a key part of the U.S. Steel Homestead Steel Works
This time capsule of America’s industrial heritage embodies the “can-do” spirit of early 20th-century craftsmen.
The Bost Building
The Bost Building serves as the Visitors’ Center for the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area and offers exhibits on the region’s industrial and cultural heritage.