History is all around us in Westmoreland County.
Important events which helped shape our state and nation happened in our area. George Washington slept here, fought here and matured here. Immigrants from around the world came to Westmoreland to build a better life for themselves and their families. Local developments in transporting coal and coke, steel, and aluminum provided the foundation for the economic and political growth of our nation. Discover for yourself the rich history in our own back yard.