History of Islam Grotto

The following text was written by George Kemp Clark Sr. – Past Monarch and Secretary Emeritus for Islam Grotto. The title of this write up is called “A Brief History of Islam Grotto”

Artifacts and Images of Islam Grotto’s History

Images curated by David Rasch, PM Islam Grotto History Curator and by every veiled prophet and family member who has contributed – thank you

Islam Grotto Location History

  • 107 East Montgomery Avenue, North Side, Pittsburgh, Pa (1911-1967)
  • 725 Allegheny Avenue, North Side, Pittsburgh, Pa (1967-1986)
  • 1725 Ley Street, North Side, Pittsburgh, Pa (1986-1996)
  • 3579 Cemetery Lane, Pittsburgh, Pa (1996-present)

Considered by many the greatest shortstop in MLB History, Carnegie native Honus Wagner was a member of Islam Grotto.

Other MLB Hall of Famers and greats to belong to Islam Grotto were Pie Traynor, Paul and Lloyd Waner