Yep, this is Col. Charles Lindbergh landing the Spirit of St. Louis on Bettis Field in West Mifflin, according to the Baldwin Historical Society.
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The Baldwin Historical Society brings you another trivia question that delves into our area's colorful past. Pat Lombardi and Patty Woehler, co-presidents of the society, generously write the questions and provide the pictures.
Here is this week's question, er ... questions:
This was a famous event that took place in April of 1927.
When the problem of protecting the crowd of 500,000 that gathered to see the event presented itself, Chief of County Detectives George Murien solved it in this fashion: Flying over the throng, he spotted suspects and then dropped a note to his men stationed in the field.
There were five arrests made.
What was the event, and where was it held?
Leave your guesses in the comments section below. We will reveal the answers on Tuesday.Read other Baldwin-Whitehall Trivia Time questions here.
And find out more about the Baldwin Historical Society, which is always looking for new members to collect and research the history of the area, HERE!