Sneak Peak: Discover the Mon Valley Top Ten Tour

This Saturday is our Discover the Mon Valley Top Ten Tour! <—— Full details here

The tour will include stops to Elizabeth (Allegheny County) and Monessen (Westmoreland County).  Each town has a unique history, heritage, and architecture.  Tour guides William Prince (Elizabeth) and Matt Sharrow (Monessen) will share stories about their hometowns and why preservation matters in the beautiful Mon Valley. Below is a sample photo collage of just some of the sites you may see including Top Ten sites Moose Building and Grande Theater (Elizabeth) and Monessen Saving and Trust Bank.

See you Saturday June 11th at 10AM in downtown Elizabeth!  Share photos and stories on social media with #YPAtopten #MonValley #ThisPlaceMatters



elizabeth bridge reflection

An iconic bridge crossing the Monongahela River

Moose ‘

How can you envision an adaptive reuse for this #YPAtopten site?

red lion

Details of a former bank building, now restaurant

streetscape few years ago

A streetscape from a few years ago, come see what’s new on our walking tour



500 look up

Look up and around to see this #YPAtopten site

monessen streetscape

Across from 500 Donner, Monessen Savings and Trust

monessen to be renovated

Soon to be renovated for new apartments


Active industry in this historic mill town