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Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania
History, Historic House, University
Designed by the renowned architectural firm of Carrere and Hastings to be a home for the industrialist John Pitcairn and his young family, Cairnwood evokes the grandeur of the Gilded Age with its intimacy, beauty and elegance. Today, while it maintains the atmosphere of a private home, Cairnwood is a National Historic Landmark and is open to public, featuring guided tours, and special programs.
Emporium, Pennsylvania
History, Historical Society
The collection has been dubbed the most comprehensive collection in the area. There are over 15,000 items on display and about that many more in storage. The Lumber industry, which dominated the County for about 50 years, is well represented with rare tools and photos. The dynamite, iron smelting, tanning and other industries are similarly represented. There are also many farm implements and farm related photos on display.
Reading, Pennsylvania
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.
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
History, Historic House, Library
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
History
The Chadds Ford Historical Society is a private nonprofit organization. It owns, operates, and maintains two 18th century restorations - the John Chads House and the Barns-Brinton House.
Charleroi, Pennsylvania
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.
Charleroi, Pennsylvania
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.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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.
Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania
History, Historical Society
Chichester Historical Society (CHS), which encompasses the surrounding Chichester area, including Lower Chichester, Marcus Hook, Trainer and Upper Chichester was founded back in the 1980’s. More recently it has grown and solidified as an organization.
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Military
Step up to the wooden porch of Chris Sanderson's country home and tour eight rooms filled with over 200 years of American history. The Sanderson Museum has a rich collection of objects relating to life in Chadds Ford as well as an extensive collection of memorabilia representing the American experience. Visitors to the museum will uncover artifacts from the Revolutionary War, Civil War, both World Wars and learn about the Battle of Brandywine along with other local lore.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
History, Library, Military
The museum was founded by many Civil War veterans as they started collecting their mementos from the war. Eventually they moved the collection to its present site. We have objects ranging from Meade's uniform to Jefferson Davis' smoking jacket, field medical kits, weaponry, even the head of General Meade's favorite horse, Old Baldy!
Clarion, Pennsylvania
Cemetery, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The purpose of The Clarion County Historical Society is the discovery, collection, and preservation of materials pertaining to the history of Clarion County, Pennsylvania, and to encourage the study and appreciation of that history by conducting workshops, exhibitions, and observances which will promote and stimulate the purpose for which the Society, the Museum, and the Library were formed.
Media, Pennsylvania
Culture, History
Boalsburg, Pennsylvania
Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Military
The Boal Mansion is the site of the Columbus Chapel containing the most important collection of Christopher Columbus artifacts in North America. The chapel was brought to the Boal Estate in 1909 from the Columbus family castle in Spain.
It contains:
. Columbus Admiral's Desk
. Columbus family archives (1453-1908)
. Two pieces of the True Cross
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Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania
History
Coolspring, Pennsylvania
History, Science
Cornwall, Pennsylvania
History, Historic House, Historical Society
Cresson, Pennsylvania
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.
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