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PITTSBURGH —Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum Trust, Inc., announced it will recognize the contributions senior citizens make in communities throughout Pennsylvania by offering FREE admission for all seniors on Friday, August 19, 2016 from 10 am – 4 pm, for National Senior Citizens Day. Seniors will also be treated to free coffee, pastries as well as:


  • Flu shots and blood pressure readings courtesy of Walgreens from 10 am-2 pm.

Must have insurance cards, including red, white and blue Medicare card, or $25 fee will apply for shots.

  • A local branch of AARP will discuss membership and other issues.
  • A Capella performance from “The Sweatermen” from Noon to 12:30 pm.

“We are happy to take part in the National Senior Citizens Day and open our historic memorial and museum to the seniors in our Region,” said President and CEO John F. McCabe. “This is a way of showing our appreciation and giving something back to all seniors both veterans and civilians.”

On August 19th, all seniors are welcome to visit and enjoy our memorial that is dedicated to paying tribute to those men and women of Pennsylvania who unselfishly gave of themselves in serving their country during the American wars.

Call (412) 621-4253  or click here for more information.

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Soldiers & Sailors is the nation’s only memorial and museum dedicated to honoring the men and women of all branches of service and in all capacities (Active, Reserve, Guard). Operated and maintained by a 501c3 nonprofit corporation, the historic memorial was designed by renowned architect Henry Hornbostel and opened in 1910.   The museum within the memorial offers a unique look into American history by telling the stories of the individuals that served our country through exhibits covering all of America’s conflicts from the Civil War through Afghanistan.  Through educational and veteran outreach programs, museum displays and special events, we share and promote the significance of the facility to the community as a living memorial, an educational asset and a cultural treasure.