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Kittanning, PA

Slow down the pace and enjoy life when you visit these 11 small towns near Pittsburgh with a traditional picturesque downtown.

This is my town.  It may be small, but it is full of heart and wonderful people.

See 8 photos and 4 tips from 322 visitors to Kittanning, PA. "Such a nice place. Quiet and peaceful!

Home town Kittanning, Pa.

Home town Kittanning, Pa.

Photo by Chris Litherland Photography.  Davistown Methodist Church in Greene County, PA

Davistown Methodist Church in Greene County, PA, outside of Pittsburgh. Photo by Chris Litherland Photography. This church was built in 1890 in the coal mining town of Davistown, PA.

There is just nothing prettier than a small town church decorated for Christmas.

There is just nothing prettier than a small town church decorated for Christmas.

Because the Allegheny River is still used for transport, particularly of industrial goods, there are a series of locks in our area.  Lock 7 is the one in our town.

Because the Allegheny River is still used for transport, particularly of industrial goods, there are a series of locks in our area. Lock 7 is the one in our town.

Goldberg Fruit Market 1946 - CA tomatoes .29

Goldberg Fruit Market 1946 - CA tomatoes .29

Market St. Kittanning Pa.

Market St. Kittanning Pa.

Every year, we have an invasion of Mayflies.  They thickly coat structures in town, for about 2 days, until they die.  The are drawn to us because of our proximity to the Allegheny River.  Local fisherman love to use the Mayflies as fishing lure to catch big fat trout!

Every year, we have an invasion of Mayflies. They thickly coat structures in town, for about 2 days, until they die. The are drawn to us because of our proximity to the Allegheny River. Local fisherman love to use the Mayflies as fishing lure to catch big fat trout!

The day JFK came to my home town, Kittanning, Pa.

The day JFK came to my home town, Kittanning, Pa.

Dizzy Lizzie's is the best place to get breakfast in town.  Every month, they have a different pancake special; Pumpkin pancakes each October is a big draw!

Dizzy Lizzie's is the best place to get breakfast in town. Every month, they have a different pancake special; Pumpkin pancakes each October is a big draw!

Kittanning Pa.

Kittanning, PA - My grandparent lived in Kittanning, so this place always brings back fond memories. It is on the Allegheny River about 30 miles North of Pittsburgh.

We have a lovely amphitheater in our town, where we hold concerts, movies in the park, festivals, and various other events.  Our wedding was originally supposed to be here, but we got rained out.  It is one of the prettiest places in town, all year round.

As I have mentioned in the past, we live near Riverfront Park in Kittanning, a park that is used for a variety of events.

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