North East, Pennsylvania
History, Historical Society, Science, Specialized
Only ten miles from the last large locomotive builder in North America is the collection of the Lake Shore Railway Historical Society. That collection includes not only rare railroad pieces built by the men of woman of Erie, General Electric, it also includes a half a dozen unmodified Pullman railroad passneger cars, some dating back to the early twentieth century.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
LancasterHistory.org's mission will be to educate the public about the heritage and history of the people, places and events that shaped our region, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States of America. We will achieve this mission by actively collecting, preserving, interpreting and making accessible materials representing Lancaster County's past and by preserving and sharing the home, life and legacy of James Buchanan, the 15th President of the United States.
History, Historical Society, Library
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Latrobe Area Historical Society of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, is dedicated to the collection, study and documentation of the Latrobe community's heritage and to the preservation of local history and its ethnic roots.
Culture, History, Historic House, Park
History, Historic House, Historical Society
The museum and historical society are located in the oldest house in Leechburg. This same house was built for David Leech, the founder of Leechburg. Visitors can tour the museum and see items from Leechburg's past.
History, Historical Society
Botanical Garden, General, History, Historic House, Library
Historic Federal Style House Museum. Collection period 1800 = 1834 Philadelphia. Built 1800.
General, History, Military, Specialized
See the Lincoln Toy Train Collection featuring over 1000 trains and dioramas illustrating the railroad’s role during the Civil War. Next, step onto the "Lincoln Train Ride," board the simulated Presidential Train with President Lincoln as he travels to Gettysburg to dedicate the National Cemetary.
General, History, Historical Society, Library
Church, History, Historical Society
The headquarters of The Lower Pottsgrove Historical Society are located in the old Sanatoga Chapel. It was built in 1891 and was originally known as The Sanatoga Union Sunday School.