Rich Condon

Rich Condon is a public historian based out of Western Pennsylvania. For nine years he has worked with a multitude of sites and organizations, including The Battle of Franklin Trust, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum, Harper's Ferry National Historical Park, and Flight 93 National Memorial.

Rich is a contributing writer for the 'Pennsylvania in the Civil War' blog, and Director of Civil War Pittsburgh - an organization focused on education and preservation regarding Western Pennsylvania’s role in the American Civil War.

New Kensington Wedding Dress

A box in the attic: Decades later daughter is reunited with mother’s wedding dress

By Rich Condon / May 5, 2020

While cleaning out his father’s house, Rich Condon found a wedding dress from 1937 and was able to return it to the daughter of the bride. 

Civil War Shutdown

This Is Not Our First Rodeo: Pittsburgh’s Civil War Shutdown

By Rich Condon / March 25, 2020

Rich Condon aka Civil War Pittsburgh tells us about the time the city shut down all of its businesses during the Civil War.