General, History, Historical Society
From the Cornplanter Indians to early settlers, through plague and disaster, to its war heroes and sports exploits, discover the charm of this southwestern Pennsylvania town. Chapter by chapter, delve into the history of Salisbury's schools, bands, sports, churches, groups, military, disasters, street scenes, industries, first inhabitants (Native American and early settlers), and nearby communities. And for the genealogist there is also a chapter on the Showalter Family history.
Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania
Mont Clare, Pennsylvania
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Museum featuring history on the Shade-Central City Area. Coal mining artifacts, household items, Ship Hotel information, plus much much more!
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
The Shelter House is located on the north face of South Mountain where three streams converge. We are nestled in a clearing of woods made up of old hard-wood growth. Built in around 1734 by early Pennsylvania Colonial German settlers,The Shelter House is considered the oldest continually inhabited dwelling in the Lehigh Valley.
Culture, General, History, Specialized, University
The Fashion Archives' 15,000-item collection, comprised mostly of donations, consists of clothing and accessories worn by men, women and children, dating from the late eighteenth to the twentieth century. Primarily focused on middle- and working-class Americans, clothing from all walks of life is represented in the collection. Visitors to the Fashion Archives can see beaded Charleston dresses from the 1920s, Victorian corsets and Chinese binding shoes.
History, Historic House
The Award winning museum, dedicated to the civilian experience during the Battle of Gettysburg, is situated in the heart of Gettysburg's historic district. The home of George and Hettie Shriver appears much the way it did when it was first built in 1860. Today, guides in period dress recount the harrowing story of the Shriver family's experiences.
Church, General, History, Historic House, Library
The Slifer House opened to the public as a Museum in 1976. Since that time the house has been furnished with appropriate decorative arts from the Victorian Era. Many family artifacts have been returned to the house from descendants and friends of the Slifer and Ross families.
Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
History, Historical Society
The Duquesne Incline has provided a rapid rail transit service, between Downtown Pittsburgh and the Mount Washington neighborhood of Duquesne Heights, for commuters and tourists since 1877!
At the Upper Station of the Incline, people can view the beautiful Golden Triangle of Downtown Pittsburgh, and environs, from the visitor observation deck.
General, History, Historic House, Military
Discover artifacts and memorabilia from the Civil War and other major American conflicts. The museum also features beautifully crafted miniature dioramas of ten major conflicts of the Civil War as well as a life-sized narrated Confederate encampment. The museum is located in the former home of the Soldier’s National Orphanage.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, 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.
General, History, Historical Society, Library
The Society is located twelve miles south of Pittsburgh. The Society's history center is located in the old Pittsburgh Coal's freight station at 6425 Pleasant Street in South Park Township, where there are displays of agricultural and mining artifacts, and a research center that contains thousands of photos of families and industry of earlier times. We are constantly growing and expanding our history to provide historical information to students, organizations and the general public.
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania