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George Washington and Franco Harris statues return to Pittsburgh International Airport

Franco Harris and George Washington statues return to Pittsburgh International Airport. 

Photo Credit: (Pittsburgh International Airport)

John Blinn, News Editor

September 20, 2019

PITTSBURGH - After a six-month absence, President George Washington and former Pittsburgh Steeler Franco Harris have returned home to the Pittsburgh International Airport. The iconic statues of the two idols were removed in March to be refurbished at the Senator John Heinz History Center. And just ...

Smithsonian’s ‘Destination Moon’ exhibit coming to Heinz History Center

The Smithsonian’s Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission exhibition at the History Center will explore Apollo 11 mission, the birth of the American space program, the space race, and its Western Pennsylvania connections beginning on Sept. 29. Pictured: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin walks on the surface of the Moon near the leg of the lunar module Eagle during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA). (Photo courtesy of NASA)

Gage Goulding, News Assistant Manager

September 28, 2018

The Senator John Heinz History Center will be one of four museums to play host to a Smithsonian Institution exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. The Pittsburgh museum announced on Thursday that the "Destination Moon: Apollo 11 Mission" exhibit will be on exhibit starting...