Archaeology, Children's, General, History, Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
The Allegheny Portage Railroad has many interesting things to see. Visit the Lemon House- a historic tavern built to accommodate travelers. Discover the Engine House- a replica of the many buildings that made up the Portage Railroad. Watch a movie in our visitor center and browse the many exhibits and models. Drive out to the Staple Bend Tunnel unit to hike and explore the nine hundred foot tunnel (remember you need to walk 2 miles each direction when visiting the tunnel).
General, History, Historical Society
The Apollo Area Historical Society, located in Apollo PA maintains Drake's Log Cabin, and the local historical museum, located in the old W.C.T.U. building.
General, History, Historical Society
The Ashland Area Historic Preservation Society was established on February 24, 1999. The Society encompasses the history of: Ashland, Locust Dale, Lavelle, Gordon, Fountain Springs, Girardville, and surrounding areas. We are locals who have lived here all of our lives, out-of-stater's who have roots in the area, and newcomers who want to learn more about the place we now call home.
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.
General, History, Historic House, Library, Science, Specialized
the latter part of his life, Charles Brown III developed a passion for collecting old, rare automatic musical instruments. That collection is now part of the Bayernhof Museum. His collection is displayed in almost every room in the house. There are many antique music boxes, “monkey” organs, a Wurlitzer carousel organ, a Reproduco Piano-Pipe organ used in funeral homes and theaters, an Encore Automatic Banjo.
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.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Cresson Area Historical Association sponsors many events throughout the year that focus on preserving the heritage of the Cresson area.
Art, General, History, Library
The Demuth Museum is dedicated to developing awareness, understanding and appreciation of the artwork and legacy of Charles Demuth, renowned American modernist painter and his family's contributions to the Lancaster community. The Demuth Museum strives to engage and inspire a diverse range of audiences by pursuing an innovative program of exhibitions, education, scholarship and collections activities.
Allison Park, Pennsylvania
Cemetery, General, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Park
The DLM is a living history museum where costumed docents tell the story of the development of the Depreciation Lands in the 18th century.
Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Built between 1908-1912, Fonthill was the home of Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930). Archaeologist, anthropologist, ceramist, scholar and antiquarian, Mercer built Fonthill both as his home and as a showplace for his collection of tiles and prints. The first of three Mercer buildings in Doylestown, Fonthill served as a showplace for Mercer's famed Moravian tiles that were produced during the American Arts & Crafts Movement.
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Museum is located next door to the Judson House. The Museum is now owned by the Historical Society and is part of the Historical Society Complex. Built on the site of the original French fort, this modern building includes numerous exhibits on the Indians who lived here, the French and British fur trade, and archeological excavations of the site that was conducted by Edinboro University.
Art, Culture, General, History, Nature Centers, Specialized
The museum and its collections are the legacy of Helen Clay Frick, daughter of Henry Clay Frick, one of America’s greatest industrialists and art collectors. During your time at the Frick, you can view fine and decorative arts and artifacts, magnificent exhibitions and vintage cars and carriages … take part in educational programs and concerts … enjoy fine dining and more.
General, History, Library, Science
The George Westinghouse Museum provides a retreat into early 19th century Wilmerding where George Westinghouse lived and worked. The museum features Westinghouse's life and career by documenting his accomplishments and focusing on his many inventions.
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military
The Society Library will open for the season on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. Volunteers will be on hand to help patrons with research projects on local history,genealogy and the Civil War. The Library will then be open for regular hours on Wednesdays from April through November from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM. The Museum will officially open for tours on Saturday May 7 with its annual Open House. This is a rare opportunity to tour the museum on a weekend day.
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.
Archaeology, Cemetery, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Restoration of country school called Taylor's School for educational purposes.
Culture, General, History
Featuring The area's only complete wax collection of American Presidents and their first ladies, “The Eisenhowers in Gettysburg” located in the Eisenhower hall way, and a beautiful gift shop. The Hall of Presidents is located across the street from the Gettysburg Tour Center and next to the main entrance of the National Cemetery.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Each year historical programs are scheduled for members and the public is welcome. We work together with the Lawrence Park Historical Society, the Erie County History Center and Wesleyville, which was part of Harborcreek Township until May 31, 1912. The Society is part of ERIE YESTERDAY; this is a network of county historical societies and museums which promote local history.