To visit a full list of our media links please click HERE or read descriptions below for more details.
Since 2015, the Oakmont Historical Society has filmed the Speaker Series, providing a historical collection of Oakmont, PA and the surrounding areas. These videos are found on Oakmont Historical Society’s YouTube page and listed below for quick reference. We welcome everyone to join us the first Monday of the month throughout the summer to attend a talk, upcoming talks are listed on our Speaker Series page.
In addition to the Speaker Series, OHS has various events on dedications, picnic lectures and even bridge implosions we have documented. Please enjoy these events in Oakmont.
Check out the OHS promos and see what we do and contact us to see when we are doing it next!
OHS IN THE MEDIA
And if you missed us in the media, we list (as best to our knowledge) the press Oakmont Historical Society has spoken with on various occasions.
Just click on the title below and the link will take you to the video/media
Thank you and enjoy.
What’s in a Name? (origin of street & neighborhood names in Oakmont & Verona)
Antique Photography by Jim Burke, November 7, 2022
The History of Oakmont, Pa Parks
History of Allegheny River Boulevard from Washington Boulevard to Oakmont, Pa
Down by the Riverside- Oakmont as a Resort Town
The History of Edgewater Steel
The History of the Oakmont Fire Department
The History of the Hulton Bridge
American Indians of the Allegheny Valley :An Introduction by Chuck Erdeljac
The Home Front: Oakmont During WW2
Camp Wright Civil War in Oakmont, Pa
Ma and Pa Shops of Oakmont, Pa
Oakmont, Pa: Then and Now
Haunted Ghost Stories and Mysteries of Oakmont
The History of St. Anthony Orphanage and School
Out of the Coal Patch: Life in the Coal Mining Towns of Western Pennsylvania
Camp Gaillard: 15th Engineers “The Pittsburgh Pioneers” PART 1
Camp Gaillard: 15th Engineers “The Pittsburgh Pioneers” PART 2
Number Please- The History of Telephones in Oakmont
1936 St. Patrick’s Day Flood
Oakmont Hometown Christmas Parade (and Lion’s Club Band) November 22, 2022
Camp Wright: A Civil War Camp in Oakmont Dedication
Hulton Bridge Implosion Live Stream 2016
Oakmont Historical Society Riverside Park Picnic Lecture
2016 Veterans Day Oakmont Historical Society
Edgewater Steel Employee Monument Dedication
Oakmont Memorial Day Virtual Service 2020
Oakmont Memorial Day Virtual Service 2022
Oakmont Historical Society Promo
Hulton Bridge Implosion Promo
OHS Continuing History Promo
Old Man Advancin’: County Editor
The History of Telephones Promo
Walking Tour Promo
OHS In the Media
WTAE- Ask Kelly: Gary Rogers explains tunnels that run under the Allegheny River near Logan’s Ferry, Plum
WESA: When Driving Pittsburgh’s Major Roadways Was ‘An Experience,’ Complete With Picnic Stops
KDKA: Gary Rogers OHS President on KDKA Morning Show
TRIBUNE REVIEW: Neighbor Spotlight: Oakmont conversations always a delight for historical society president
TRIBUNE REVIEW: Oaks Theater celebrates 80 years in Oakmont
Gary Rogers 2022 Riverview High School Commencement Speech (talk begins @ 57 min mark)
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