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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  • Chambersburg Memorial Square, Facing US 11, In Dirt Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Unable to pay the ransom demanded by the Confederate army, Chambersburg is ordered burned. More than 500 structures were destroyed and more than 2,000 were left homeless.
  • 124 Hellam St. Wrightsville, PA 17368-1310
    717-252-1169
    On June 28, 1863, a brigade of Confederate soldiers advanced on York. In an attempt to undo Confederate troop movement eastward across the Susquehanna River, the townspeople of York, who were loyal...
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  • North Front Street, Commons Park, In Grass Wrightsville, PA 17368
    After invading Pennsylvania and capturing York, Confederates planned to take Harrisburg and possibly Philadelphia. To get there they had to cross the Susquehanna River at Wrightsville.
  • 1461 Schoenersville Rd Bethlehem, PA 18018
    610-691-6055
    Burnside Plantation is an 18th century Moravian farm that today is a living history museum. The Plantation demonstrates farming methods between 1748 and 1848, a time of great change in agriculture....
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  • 1253 Bushy Run Rd Jeannette, PA 15644
    724-527-5584
    Bushy Run Battlefield preserves and interprets for citizens and visitors the site of this pivotal battle fought between British and Native Americans during the conflict known as Pontiac's War (1763...
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  • 123 W. Diamond St. Butler, PA 16001-5748
    724-283-8116
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  • 510 Sycamore St. Nazareth, PA 18064
    610-759-2837
    Capture all the excitement and intrigue of a factory tour as our highly-skilled craftspeople transform wood into music. Come to see our grand Visitors Center in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, where you...
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  • 718 Hazelwood Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2807
    412-421-9959
    Calvary Cemetery is the final resting place of several prominent Pittsburghers including former mayors Bob O'Connor, Richard Caliguiri, and David Lawrence, several baseball players, and Harry...
  • 416 Main St, Ste 100 Johnstown, PA 15901-1827
    Today, Cambria County celebrates its rich cultural heritage through its majestic ethnic churches, festivals and special events, cuisine, and neighborhoods. Visitors can relive history through our...
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  • 104 Iron St. Johnstown, PA 15906-2610
    814-539-1889
    The Cambria Iron Company National Historic Landmark is on the site of the former Cambria Iron Company's principal plant. A number of buildings remain including the 1864 blacksmith shop. A...
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