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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  • 49th Annual Polish-American Family Festival And Country Fair (1st Weekend)
    654 Ferry Rd Doylestown, PA 18901
    215-345-0600
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  • 49th Annual Polish-American Family Festival And Country Fair (2nd Weekend)
    654 Ferry Rd Doylestown, PA 18901
    215-345-0600
    Website
  • 1950 Woodside Rd. Yardley, PA 19067
    215-493-3646
    Experience the Memorial Garden Journey, "After Darkness...Light" by viewing WTC Towers remnants, reading 2,973 Victims' names etched in glass, then arriving at the Gardens Heart - luminous, twin...
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  • Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Abolitionist John Brown, using the alias of Isaac Smith, took up residence in Chambersburg in the summer of 1859, prior to his "raid" on Harper's Ferry.
  • Baltimore and West Middle Streets Gettysburg, PA 17325
    717-334-6781
    Located in historic Gettysburg, the Adams County Courthouse is over 125 years old and reflects the rich heritage of the town and battlefield. The courthouse is built in the Italianate style. Put...
  • Addison Toll House Addison, PA 15411
    Native Cut Stone Structure.  Tollgate #1 on the Historic National Road.  Built in 1835 when the sttes became responsible for maintaining the road.
  • Addison Toll House Addison, PA 15411
    Native Cut Stone Structure.  Tollgate #1 on the Historic National Road.  Built in 1835 when the sites became responsible for maintaining the road.
  • Route 2014 Cresson, PA 16630
    814-536-7993
    This memorial honors Admiral Robert E. Peary, the Cresson native and founder of the North Pole in 1909.
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  • 701 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19106-1504
    215-574-0380
    The African American Museum in Philadelphia collects and preserves art and artifacts and, through exhibitions and programs, interprets the history and stories of African Americans and those of the...
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  • 7131 Hamilton Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15208-1828
    412-241-6775
    The Afro-American Music Institute preserves the heritage of African-American music through a variety of events and performances. The institute also offers instruction in jazz, gospel, and other areas.
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