22 September 2010

It's a Pittsburgh Thing

First Ferris Wheel 1893
First Commercial Radio Station 1920 KDKA
First Ice Capades 1940
First Polio Vaccine 1954
First Public Television Station 1954
(Mr . Rogers real neighborhood)
First Nighttime World Series Game 1971
First Internet Emoticon—the smiley :-) 1979
Heinz Ketchup and Klondike Bars hometown
Pirates, Steelers and Penguins
Three Rivers
Two Inclines
and 446 Bridges

the city of Pittsburgh -officially the city with the most bridges in the world,
three more than former world leader Venice, Italy.
the ‘burgh!


Alexis said...

I thought Pittsburg was the Pitts until now! Really those are fabulous, do you do other cities?

Cathy your comments always make me laugh and brighten my day :)

Stitchfork said...

Thanks Alexis! And yes, can do other cities too!

pretty pink tulips said...

Got in any ideas for Dallas?!! xo Elizabeth

Stitchfork said...

Elizabeth, I do love a challenge!