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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  • Downtown Wellsboro Wellsboro, PA 16901
    570-724-1926
    The town of Wellsboro is a perfect example of a well-preserved town complete with a vibrant Main Street, beautiful well-kept homes, and the distinctive gaslights which line the wide boulevards...
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  • 97 Taneytown Rd Gettysburg, PA 17325-2804
    Warfield Ridge is an extension of Seminary Ridge that veers in a southeasterly direction where it is intersected by Emmitsburg Road. This ridge was heavily wooded at the time of the Civil War and...
  • Garards Fort Waynesburg Road Linesville, PA 15370-0103
    304-368-2246
    More than 5,000 years ago, native tribes started wearing down a path from their villages along the Monongahela River to one of their most important sources of supplies--Flint Ridge in Ohio. At...
  • c/o Trough Creek State Park James Creek, PA 16678
    814-658-3847
    The 349-acre Warriors Path State Park lies very near the famous path used by the Iroquois in raids and wars with the Cherokees and other American Indians in southern Pennsylvania. The park is a...
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  • 1112 River Rd. Washington Crossing, PA 18977
    215-493-4076
    Visit the site where General George Washington and 2,400 troops crossed the icy Delaware River on Christmas night, 1776. The soldiers entered Trenton the following morning, surprising Hessian...
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  • Route 23, Box 98 Valley Forge, PA 19481
    610-783-0120
    Commemorates George Washington's life and the nation's history with rich, decorative elements, including statues, carvings, and soaring stained glass windows. National Patriots Bell Tower features...
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  • Route 4038, Linden Hall Rd. Perryopolis, PA 15473
    724-736-4078
    Washington Mill Run Park is seven acres of historic buildings that include a 1790s distillery, an 1856 bake shop, an 1814 fulling mill, and the foundation of the George Washington Grist Mill.
  • - Western Pennsylvania, PA 15213
    This trail is a driving route through western Pennsylvania. Traversing modern highways, the route commemorates young George Washington's first military and diplomatic venture in the Fall and...
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  • 810 Main St. Honesdale, PA 18431-1847
    570-253-3240
    Offering many exhibits including The Delaware and Hudson Canal exhibit and the Here Comes The Bride the history of Wayne County and its historic value. Faces in clay such as, local Native American,...
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  • 2916 Old Philadelphia Pk. Bird-In-Hand, PA 17505-9721
    Step inside an authentic one-room school, built in 1877. Life-sized animation brings this interactive classroom to life.
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