Culture, History, Historical Society, Library, Military
Glass, Steel, and Aluminum industries were the economic growth engines for the A-K river valley towns that grew in the shadow of Pittsburgh, attracting entrepreneurs, immigrant labor, and union organizers. You are invited to join in the efforts of the Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society to preserve and celebrate the unique history of this region.
Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Natural History, Park, Science, Specialized
The museum opened on June 5, 2010, as a tribute to the thousands of men, women and families who have hiked and maintained the 2,189 mile long hiking trail that passes through 14 states from Maine to
Georgia. Located in the Pine Grove Furnace State Park in Gardners, Pennsylvania, the museum is conveniently near Carlisle, Gettysburg and Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
Culture, History, Historical Society
The last Decennial Census was in 2010, giving Avonmore a population of 1,011 people. The community of Avonmore is located in Westmoreland County. The 2010 Census gave Westmoreland County a population of 365,169 people. This means that Avonmore had 0.28% of the county's total population, making it Westmoreland's 24th most populous community.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Bahr's Mill is a stone mill building built in 1897 to house Jacob Bahr's (pronounced Bear) woodworking and grist mill business. It is part of a farm complex in the village of Gabelsville, Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1 mile north and west of the center of Boyertown. The site was home to a linseed oil mill from before 1828 until the 1890's, and woodworking machinery was installed in the early 1870's.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Specialized
The Cresco Station Museum: The society has regular programs at the Cresco Station Museum. From Memorial Day to Columbus Day, there is a monthly performance by local muscians and an Ice Cream Social. The museum is also the site of an Art's and Craft's Exhibit on the second Sunday of each month. Local Artists and Crafters display and sell their work. Exhibits change periodically.
Cogan Station, Pennsylvania
Cemetery, Church, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Culture, General, History, Specialized
The property of the Sara Sweet House is currently the site of the Boalsburg Heritage Museum which also includes the Light House, the 2008 rebuild of the Bank Barn, and the Summer Kitchen.
Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library
Our mission is to collect and preserve the history of the Boyertown area, and to make it available for research, educational and the general enjoyment of those in our community.
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Library, Park
Exhibiting American art in a 19th-century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its unparalleled collection of works by three generations of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life and landscape painting.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Brownsville Historical Society operates historic Nemacolin Castle at 136 Front St. in Brownsville, Pa. Come visit us! Take a tour. Shop the gift shop. Step back in time to America's frontier period. Located just off U.S. Route 40 (locally called Market St.) in Brownsville, PA, Nemacolin Castle is also a registered Pennsylvania historic landmark. Tours of the castle interior and its spacious grounds are provided by enthusiastic groups of volunteers throughout the year.
Art, Culture, Library
The Center displays wood art on site and in our traveling exhibitions and publications. Our International Turning Exchange (ITE) residency program has involved over 100 international residents as it continues through its second decade. The Community Outreach program brings hands-on wood turning and woodworking experience to students throughout the region.
Church, Culture, History
The vision of Frank Gilyard, Sr., a local historian is the impetus behind the Central Pennsylvania African
American Museum. For over 30 years, Frank has collected and catalogued the art, documents, court records and books which focuses on local African American history in the Reading and Berks County area. It has long been a dream of Mr. Gilyard to establish an African American Museum in the city of Reading.
Culture, History, Historic House
We have an archival area in which we preserve the original documents and utilize the information for local Genealogy and History Research, as well as providing computer research facilities.
Culture, History, Historic House, Specialized
The Charleroi Historic District is officially on the National Register of Historic Places held in DC. This listing is kept for reference regarding those significant historic places that exist in America and is affiliated with the National Park Svc. and Department of the Interior.
Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
Chestnut Hill, located in the northwestern corner of Philadelphia, is one of the region's most beautiful and architecturally distinguished communities. Flanked by the spectacular Wissahickon Gorge and Cresheim Valley, Chestnut Hill is home to one of the best collections of 19th and early 20th-century residential buildings in the country.