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Fire in the Valley- Carnegie Steel and the Town That Built America

Pittsburgh, United States

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2 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Pittsburgh's Steel Valley along the Monongahela River made the steel which built America and fueled the Arsenal of Democracy for two World Wars. It was also the site of the Battle of Homestead 9 July 1892, the most consequential armed confrontation between workers and company-employed strikebreakers in American History.

What's Included

  • Certified guide
  • Private transportation
  • Extraordinary extensive personal narration the length of the Experience
  • Gratuities
  • Landing and facility fees

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Bryce-Mesta Mansion, 548 Doyle Ave, Homestead, PA 15120, USA

Multi-millionaire industrialist George Mesta's wife Pearl held court here before she moved to the Nations' Capital and became "The Hostess with the Mostess".

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Homestead, Homestead, Pennsylvania

As the location of the largest steel mill on the planet, this town played an essential role in the story of not just America but the entire industrial world.

The Location

Where To Go

1: Duquesne Incline, 1197 W Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
2: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pittsburgh West - Green Tree, an IHG Hotel, 875 Greentree Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220, USA
3: Panera Bread, 3401 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA

Departure time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4/3/2020 - 4/22/2021
Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 08:00 PM


Pittsburgh, United States

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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Written Reviews (11)

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This was a great tour...

Glayde L | Sep 2021

This was a great tour and George shared so many things about Pittsburgh and the steel industry that I had never heard of. Had no idea of the impact this city has had on the country and the world from it founding. George had handouts and we visited

What an amazing, knowledgeable Pittsburgh...

Leni C | Sep 2021

What an amazing, knowledgeable Pittsburgh native with deep family roots!! Knew SO much about about the steel industry as well as Pittsburgh! Such an enjoyable tour! Thank you, George! Hope to see you again!

We thoroughly enjoyed the...

rickr1208 | Aug 2021

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour. The tour guide could not have been better. He was both funny and knowledgeable. He was very personable and did a good job of establishing a rapport with people on the tour. Rick

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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