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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  • The Amish Village
    199 Hartman Bridge Rd. Ronks, PA 17572
    717-687-8511
    In the heart of Lancaster County, just down the street from Sight & Sound Millennium Theatre, is a 12-acre village offering an authentic look at Amish life. Our guides will answer your questio...
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  • Dobbin House Tavern
    89 Steinwehr Ave. Gettysburg, PA 17325-2811
    717-334-2100
    Oldest building in Gettysburg, built 1776. Overlooks site where President Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address. The Dobbin House was a stop on the Underground Railroad. Candle lit elegance,...
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  • Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours
    778 Baltimore St. Gettysburg, PA 17325-2610
    717-334-6296
    Travel the historic fields of Gettysburg aboard the famous Double Decker Bus as the epic conflict is played out before you. Licensed Battlefield Guide bus tours offer the visitor a truly unique...
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  • The National Civil War Museum
    1 Lincoln Cir. at Reservoir Park Harrisburg, PA 17103
    717-260-1861
    The National Civil War Museum is one of the largest museums in the world dedicated solely to the American Civil war. The Museum seeks to tell the whole story of this most troubled chapter in...
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  • 9 Dock Street Lansford, PA 18232
    Ride by rail 1600’ into the earth and tour the No. 9 Mine - the world’s oldest continually operated anthracite coal mine (1855-1972).  Visitors will also find the Wash House...
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  • Charmain Rd,. North of SR 16 Waynesboro, PA 17268
    Approximately 10,000 soldiers fought around Monterey Pass, making it, next to Gettysburg, the largest Civil War battle fought in Pennsylvania.
  • 1180 Murrayhill Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1042
    412-471-5808
    Former residence of Pulitzer Prize winner, Willa Cather. Willa first came to Pittsburgh in 1896. In 1901, Isabelle McClung invited Willa to move into this Squirrel Hill home.
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  • 169 Northampton St. Easton, PA 18042
    610-253-1222
    The 1753 Bachmann Publick House is Easton's only surviving 18th century tavern and oldest standing building. This restored original 3 story stone building was constructed in 1753 by Jacob and...
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  • One Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park Harrisburg, PA 17103
    Focusing on the year 1861, this exhibit will discuss the inaugurations of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, the road to succession, the firing on Fort Sumter, the Baltimore riots, Lincoln...
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  • 49th Annual Polish-American Family Festival And Country Fair (1st Weekend)
    654 Ferry Rd Doylestown, PA 18901
    215-345-0600
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