Heritage question on census could help delve into Southwestern Pennsylvania history

Sep 18, 2020 219

BY: MEGAN TOMASIC

Tucked into the bustle of day-to-day life are hints of cultures that once dominated Southwestern Pennsylvania, brought by immigrants looking for work and new opportunities.

Details come in the form of ethnic social halls, proud churches parishioners loyally attend on Sundays, and neighbors who have known each other for generations scattered throughout Allegheny and Westmoreland counties. Histories are brought to life through ethnic festivals, cultures shared through recipes and phrases, now woven into the makeup of the region.

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