Going on Faith

JUN-JUL 2016

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going on faith [ goingonfaith.com ] 23 [ D E S T I N A T I O N P I T T S B U R G H ] H I G H L I G H T | C A R N E G I E A R T One of the "Men Who Built America," Andrew Carnegie made a fortune in Pennsylvania in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and many of Pittsburgh's pre-eminent cultural institutions were his gifts to the city. Groups can see two of the most famous Carnegie museums — the Carnegie Museum of Art and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History — located in the same building. Considered by many in the art world to be the first contemporary art museum in the United States, the Carnegie Museum of Art features more than 30,000 objects from the 20th and 21st centuries. Visitors will see painting, sculpture, print, drawings and photographs, as well as a variety of works in video and digital imagery. The adjacent Carnegie Museum of Natural History was founded in 1895 and features 20 exhibition halls full of displays and artifacts. Its most famous exhibit, "Dinosaurs in Their Time," is filled with original fossils of numerous dinosaurs. WHILE YOU'RE THERE: Pittsburgh's geography is defined by the confluence of three rivers, and visitors get a panoramic view of the city by riding the 110-year-old Duquesne Incline up Mount Washington, a hill overlooking downtown. The cable-car system was first built to carry steel workers but now transports visitors to see the rivers, bridges and lights of downtown, surrounded by the Allegheny Mountains. M O R E I N F O | W W W . V I S I T P I T T S B U R G H . C O M # 5 Carnegie Museum of Art Duquesne Incline Carnegie Museum of Natural History Photos courtesy Visit Pittsburgh www.LancasterHersheyPAHotels.com/GOF 60 Comfortable Rooms in a Country Farm Seƫng. Peace and Serenity of Lancaster County. 1475 Lancaster Rd., Manheim, PA 17545 Contact: Susan WhiƩaker -SwhiƩaker@horstrealty.com or 877-720-1202 130 BeauƟfully Appointed rooms in the MarrioƩ TradiƟon of Elegance. 150 Granite Run Dr., Lancaster, PA Contact: Lorrie Miller -Lmiller@horstrealty.com or 800-STAY-FFI

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