The People of the Mahoning Valley


Stories of Identity & Innovation

The People of the Mahoning Valley: Stories of Identity and Innovation traces the history and development of the Valley from the early Native Americans and Pioneers, to the formation of townships and cities, to the rise and fall of the iron and steel industries, all through the stories of the people that called this Valley home.  Visitors will learn about the companies that flourished, the culture of philanthropy, the birth of arts and sports and the locations that the people grew to love. The exhibit will display original artifacts, photographs, maps and manuscripts, as well as audio, video and interactive stations.

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