Whitehall Borough Historical Society

The Whitehall Borough Historical Society seeks to preserve and promote the vibrant history of Whitehall while fostering the knowledge and appreciation of that history among its members and the general public. The Historical Society’s goal is to engage in research and provide exhibits, publications, and interpretive projects for the benefit of the Borough and beyond.


Individual $10.00; Household $20.00; Business/Organization $50.00;

Please return membership application with a check made out to: Whitehall Borough Historical Society; Mail to John Wotus at P.O. Box 10911, Pittsburgh, PA 15236

Any questions or donations to the Historical Society should be directed to Whitehallhistory100@gmail.com

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Whitehall History Facts!

  • Whitehall was formed by succeeding from Baldwin Township. Whitehall Borough was officially formed on January 5, 1948
  • The first Mayor of Whitehall Borough (formally called Burgess) was John Malady
  • The land area of Whitehall is 3.3 square miles.
  • The current Mayor James Nowalk is the longest serving Mayor in Whitehall Borough, serving from 1994-present.
  • Whitehall became a Home Rules Community on January 1, 1975.