Culture, General, History, Historical Society
Research, public programs, exhibits, and publications related to Jefferson County, Pennsylvania. Our shop stocks publications, maps, etc. related to the county as well as gift items created by the people who live and work here.
History, Historic House
This is the home where Jennie Wade, the only civilian to be killed during the battle of Gettysburg, was killed. Not much has changed inside the home since that fateful day in 1863.
Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania
History, Historic House, Historical Society
The purpose of this organization is to preserve the local history of Jersey Shore and the surrounding area and provide public education through formal meetings, school and organizational events, and social gatherings. We hope to add new members so we will be able to grow and expand. We also want to have fun while we are together and working on projects. By developing relationships and friendships, the organization will become even stronger.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military
For safekeeping and for use by Hessian descendants and researchers, JSHA has designated Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, as a repository for historical documents, manuscripts, artifacts, slides, tapes, and publications, etc. JSHA's modest but growing collection is available to the public in the Special Collections Department in the Martin Library of the Sciences during Library Hours (generally open 9-5 weekdays, year round).
Guys Mills, Pennsylvania
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The museum is dedicated to John Brown on the farm he once owned. The farm site, including the museum, is owned and maintained by Gary and Donna Coburn. The museum is open daily, except Mondays, without charge from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., April 15 through Oct 31. A short path from the tannery site to the museum passes by twin ponds believed to have supplied the Brown homestead with water.
History, Historical Society
Association assisting in promoting John Brown Farm, Tannery and Museum. The Tannery opens annually in March.
New Richmond, Pennsylvania
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Located in the village of New Richmond, about 13 miles northeast of the city of Meadville, in Crawford County, PA, the John Brown tannery site is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is 850 feet south of state Route 77 on John Brown Road.
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Harris-Cameron Mansion was home to the city's founder, John Harris, Jr. and his sons from 1766 to 1835.