This year’s meeting will be hosted in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Doubletree Hilton Downtown. Information on the meeting, registration, hotel, tours, and travel will be collected here for your convenience. Some information will be provided via links to other pages, but basic information such as registration and hotel prices, tour descriptions, and deadlines will be updated here.
Meeting Registration Information
EHA Meeting Registration is divided into two categories: Student and Regular (anyone not currently a student)
Note: All prices are in USD($)
Registration is not yet open, but will open soon.
Early Registration Prices (now-August 1):
Late Registration Prices (August 1-August 31):
On-Site Registration Prices:
Note: Online registration will end on August 31. It will only be possible to register on-site after that date.
The 2023 EHA Meeting will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Pittsburgh-Downtown (One Bigelow Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, United States) from September 8-10, 2023. The rate of $169/night (exclusive of taxes) for the conference dates. You can book your hotel by clicking here: Economic History Association 2023 – Doubletree Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown. The conference rate expires after August 14. Special Note: For some international attendees, the rates shown in the online reservation system will include taxes and fees, but for domestic-based attendees, the room rate will be shown exclusive of taxes. Do be sure that in the final stages, you confirm that the rate shows $169. If you have trouble or questions about this, please email the meetings coordinator, Jeremy Land (firstname.lastname@example.org) for assistance.
Note: If you experience any issues in getting the rate for your stay, please email Jeremy Land (email@example.com) first. DO NOT contact the hotel support line or book via another booking service such as Expedia.
Local Area Map of Important Locations, Restaurants, Bars, Shopping, and Additional Hotels
A Google Map of the area is coming soon. Check back later.
Tour and Excursion Information
Tour 1 – September 7th, 6:30pm – Ghost Tour of Pittsburgh – $15 ($5 for Students)
Discover Pittsburgh’s historic landmarks—with a spooky twist. During this small-group, history-themed ghost tour, you’ll explore the city by night listening to quirky and scary stories along the way. Highlights covered include Grant Street’s parade route, Hollywood history at Allegheny County Juvenile Court, and the ghost of the Frick Building.
This is a walking tour of approximately 1.5 miles and will last for 2 hours, so please dress appropriately. Attendees will meet in the lobby of the hotel where the tour will begin. For more on the tour see: https://www.tripadvisor.com/AttractionProductReview-g53449-d19175674-Black_Ghost_Tour-Pittsburgh_Pennsylvania.html
Tour 2 – September 8th, 9:30am – Best of the Burgh Walking Tour – $15 ($5 for Students)
Come join and explore the heart of Downtown by foot with us, in a small group setting and with a local expert guide. Walk by and into must-see cultural and historical landmarks as well as iconic buildings! Discover beautiful squares and fascinating pieces of public art! We will highlight the Best of our Burgh but also point out unseen details and hidden gems. Walking down major avenues as well as turning into small alleyways will give you a great introduction to the very unique city of Pittsburgh.
This is a walking tour of approximately 2 miles and will last for 2 hours, so please dress appropriately. Attendees will gather in the lobby of the hotel where the tour will begin. More information can be found here: https://www.walktheburgh.com/
Tour 3 – September 8th, 10:00am – The Strip District Food Tour – $25 for Regular ($5 for Students)
The ‘Burgh Bits and Bites Strip District tour is a late morning/early afternoon weekday tour featuring a behind-the-counter look at a variety of eateries in Pittsburgh’s historic market district. This tour links local history with the eating establishments peppered along Penn Avenue with taste samples from around the world including Italian pastries, Mediterranean and Polish specialties, European meats and cinnamon bread.
Attendees will meet in the hotel lobby and a bus will drive a short distance to the starting point of the tour. The remainder of the tour is a walking tour with a short bus ride back to the hotel. It will last between 2 and 2.5 hours. More information can be found here: https://www.burghfoodtour.com/strip-district
We are always keeping up with updates from the CDC and local authorities, and we will update this section as necessary closer to the conference.
Mobility Assistance and Equipment Rental Information
If one needs assistance or equipment to improve mobility or other similar issues, please reach out to Jeremy Land. He cannot make arrangements for you on your behalf due to privacy regulations, but he can put you in touch with people and/or companies who can assist.