History, Historical Society, Library, Park
The borough of Alburtis was incorporated in 1913 by the joining of two boroughs, Alburtis & Lockridge. The Alburtis-Lockridge Historical Society began in 1976, the year of our country's bicentennial. We are a group to preserve the history of the villages of Alburtis and Lock Ridge.
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).
White Oak, Pennsylvania
Historic House, Park
In 1783, a block house was built by the U.S. Government as protection from the Indians. Adam Reburn was put in charge of the block house and it was called Reburn?s Station. In 1788, Reburn purchased the property that included 200 acres of land and made it his home. Later on, John J. Muse purchased the in the mid- 1800s. John J. Muse was an active politician from 1858 to 1859 and served as treasurer of Allegheny County and represented Allegheny County in the legislature.
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.
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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.
History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Briar Bush grounds feature over a mile of trails winding through a variety of natural habitats. Native plants and wild animals can be found here year round, especially at the Bird Observatory. The Museum is full of interactive exhibits, touch tables and play areas and is home to over 30 resident animals. Briar Bush offers a wide variety of fun and educational programs for individuals and groups of all ages, including hikes, animal encounters, birthday parties and summer camps!
Bushy Run Battlefield is the only recognized Native American battlefield in Pennsylvania. It is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission in cooperation with the Bushy Run Battlefield Heritage Society. The park encompasses over 250 acres and is listed on the National Register of Historic places.
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.
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.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Park
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
The Somerset Historical Center is a 150 acre rural history museum located 4 miles north of the town of Somerset, Pennsylvania. The Somerset Historical Center preserves the history of life in rural southwestern Pennsylvania from the times of the region's first farmers to the present day through exhibits, workshops and educational programs. The Historical Center serves as the headquarters of the Historical & Genealogical Society of Somerset County.
Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
Historic House, Nature Centers, Park
565 acre nature preserve and historic, rustic Adirondack style summer estate that belonged to several Scranton industrial barons.
Culture, History, Historic House, Park