Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania - Greensburg Campus
This guide will assist students in various courses who need information regarding the history, demographics, and local resources of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania or if you are enrolled in History 1005, Special Topics.
The Battle of Bushy Run was fought on Aug. 5-6, 1763. Each year the battlefield conducts a re-enactment of this key battle between Col. Henry Bouquet and local Native American tribes. This battle, which was part of Pontiac's Rebellion, was instrumental in securing Fort Pitt from the French.
The society maintains a non-circulating research library of genealogical and local, county and regional materials as well as the historical site of Hanna's Town, the first county seat in Westmoreland County.