History & Heritage in Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, all roads lead to history. From its iconic buildings and battlefields to its museums and memorials, visitors not only come to the Keystone State for a Pennsylvania history lesson, but they absorb our nation’s chronicles. 

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  • 38 S. 2nd St Columbia, PA 17512-1402
    717-684-4325
    This Pre-Revolutionary stone house exemplifies Pennsylvania architecture in the English style. Inside, view an excellent display of Philadelphia furniture and craftwork. Quaker Susanna Wright built...
  • 38 S. 2nd Street Columbia, PA 17512
    The history of one of the oldest frontier towns is alive and well in this restored 1738 mansion, which interprets the life of early settler, Susanna Wright. The home was originally built for ...
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  • 309 Locust St. Wrightsville, PA 17368-1221
    717-252-4117
    Visit Wrightsville. Museum built in 1871, Burning of the Bridge Civil War diorama show. Guided tours available.
  • 28 Homer Lane Wyalusing, PA 18853
    570-746-3979
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  • The Green Wellsboro, PA 16901
    570-724-1926
    This statue, located on the Green in Wellsboro, is a wonderful outdoor sculpture in bronze. Watch out, it may cause yawns and eye rubbing.
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  • U.S. Rte. 11 Forty Fort, PA 18704
    570-823-6244
    Self guided tour of Wyoming Battle Monument, Swetland Homestead, Nathan Denison House, and the Forty Fort Meeting House and Cemetery.
  • Wyoming Ave. and Susquehanna Wyoming, PA 18644
    570-693-3580
    Memorial completed in 1843 marks the site where victims of the Battle of Wyoming were buried.
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  • 6th & Market Streets, Independence Visitor Center Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-301-9255
    Along the tour, you can expect an explanation of over 25 sites in the historic district. More comprehensive than any other walking tour, you will see Philadelphia past and present. We see the...
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  • 606 Yellow Hill Rd Biglerville, PA 17307-9486
    Yellow Hill in Adams County's Butler Township was once the home of several African American families from the 1840s through the 1890s. The settlement was founded by Edward Mathews, who owned 16...
  • York, PA 17405
    717-845-3949
    York is a city located in South Central Pennsylvania. York was founded in 1741 by settlers from the Philadelphia region, and named for the English city of the same name. During the American...
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