Who We Are

Our Mission

We operate our museum and research facility to preserve and present the history of McKeesport and its surrounding communities for public education and enjoyment.



Our Vision

We're creating a community (members, visitors, and residents...past, present, and future) with a greater understanding and appreciation of this region's history and its diverse cultural heritage. 



Board of Directors

Evette Wivagg, President Emeritus

Marianne Macbeth, President

Matt Bauman, Vice President

William Hunter, Treasurer

Carol Frazier, Secretary




Center Staff

David Moore, Museum Manager

Teresa Trich, Community Outreach Director

Gail Waite, Operations Assistant




Robert Messner

JoAnne Rodgers

Francis Show

Sharon Soles

David Spurgeon

Jen Vertullo

Jeffery Stitt

Jim Humanic



Robert Baum

Matthew Bauman

Andrea Cartwright

Carol Frazier

Mary Rose Bendel

Ray Lozano

Ray Meyers

Laura Green



Founded in 1980 as a non-profit organization, the McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center is a museum and research facility dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of McKeesport, PA and the Mon Valley region for public education, research and enjoyment.  The Center moved to its present facility in Renziehausen Park, next to the Rose Garden, in 1991.


Our members hail from local neighborhoods and across the United States. Memberships, foundation gifts, grants, and individual donations fund our operations and we welcome the public with FREE ADMISSION for our exhibits.


McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center
1832 Arboretum Drive*
McKeesport, PA 15132
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Sunday & Monday: CLOSED    Tuesday - Friday: 10 - 4     Saturday: 10 - 3