History, Historic House, Specialized
The Erie Extension Canal was the major means of travel from Pittsburgh to the Great Lakes from 1854-1871. This canal system was vital to the iron industry in western Pennsylvania before the introduction of the railroads.
General, History, Historical Society, Library
The Society maintains a museum - the Waugh House at 23 West Main Street. The Society presents a yearly lecture series and sponsors other activities such as ethnic heritage festivals, walking tours and an oral history program focusing on longtime area residents. A tour and a talk on Greenville history is provided for school classes visiting the museum. Assistance in research on local history is available on request.
This park boasts the largest steam swith engine ever built, a coal tender, an ore car and a caboose. The museum area houses railroad memorabilia, including a reconstruction of a stationmasters quarters and dispatchers office.
History, Historic House, Historical Society
Built in 1826 it is the oldest brick house in Greenville and one of the earliest brick houses between Pittsburgh and Erie. The Federal style architecture has been preserved and the stepped gables and tripartite window are original. It is within a block of the site of the first building (Shank's Tavern) in Greenville and is highly visible from the south or west. It is adjacent to two other vintage buildings - the Hillside Presbyterian Church and the former Margaret Brown School - now St.