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Harmony National Historic Landmark District
Harmony National Historic Landmark District Top Attraction!
Historic Site in Harmony, PA USA

Rich regional history in National Landmark: Indians, Washington mission sparks French & Indian War, communal Harmony society, Flowers longrifles, much more & events throughout the year. You'll discover a lot of incredible history in Harmony. This quaint village of old brick and log buildings is one of Western PA's most historically important places and its first National Landmark District.


Steamtown National Historic Site
Steamtown National Historic Site Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Historic Site in Scranton, PA USA

Railroad museum You'd feel heat from the firebox, smell hot steam and oil; you'd hear the whistle, feel the ground vibrate, and watch as one-ton drive rods turned steel wheels.

Steamtown National Historic Site
Steamtown National Historic Site Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Historic Site in Scranton, PA USA

You'd feel heat from the firebox, smell hot steam and oil; you'd hear the whistle, feel the ground vibrate, and watch as one-ton drive rods turned steel wheels.

Daily Historic Tours of Cairnwood Estate
Daily Historic Tours of Cairnwood Estate things to do on a rainy day in Philadelphia, PA
Historic Site in Bryn Athyn, PA USA

Guided tour of a Gilded Age mansion Enjoy the fun, intellectual, and enriching experience of this visit to the Gilded Age in the former home of industrialist John Pitcairn and family. Guided tours are available daily at 11:00 A.M.

Downtown Mifflinburg
Downtown Mifflinburg
Historic Site in Mifflinburg, PA USA

Experience the unspoiled charm of a 19th century Pennsylvania town with its specialty shops, museum, historic homes, and a busy calendar of events. The majority of Mifflinburg borough is designated a National Historic District and boasts 19th century architecture throughout.


Historic Fallsington, inc.
Historic Fallsington, inc.
Historic Site in Falls, PA USA

guided tours in the village of historic fallsington Step from the present into the past and visit the village of Historic Fallsington in southeastern Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Consisting of over 90 buildings it is the first Nationnally registered district in Bucks County. Historic Fallsington, Inc.

Indian Caverns
Indian Caverns things to do on a rainy day in State College, PA
Historic Site in State College, PA USA
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Experience PA's American Indian Heritage Underground! Experience Pennsylvania's Native American heritage, local folklore, and subterranean geology. Located on scenic Rt. 45 in the beautiful Spruce Creek valley, Indian Caverns has been in almost continuous use since the neolithic era.

Jennie Wade House Museum
Jennie Wade House Museum things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Historic Site in Gettysburg, PA USA
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Jennie Wade only civilian killed during 3 day battle. With but few minor changes and repairs, the Jennie Wade House remains much as Jennie must have known it more than 130 years ago.

Mifflinburg Buggy Museum
Mifflinburg Buggy Museum things to do on a rainy day in Susquehanna River Valley, PA
Historic Site in Mifflinburg, PA USA

only intact 19th century carriage factory open to the public The Mifflinburg Buggy Museum complex includes a Visitor Center with an introductory video, hands-on workbench and an exhibit introducing the Heiss family, buggy making and Mifflinburg.


Roller Mills Antique Market Place
Roller Mills Antique Market Place things to do on a rainy day in Susquehanna River Valley, PA
Historic Site in Lewisburg, PA USA

Huge 400 dealer Antique Mall in restored historic flour mill

The Constitutional Walking Tour
The Constitutional Walking Tour
Historic Site in Philadelphia, PA USA

Self-guided & Guided walking tours of historic Philadelphia There's a revolutionary new way to see historic Philadelphia - The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia. Follow in the Founding Fathers' footsteps with The Constitutional, a fun-filled activity for the entire family.

The Harry Packer Mansion Inn
The Harry Packer Mansion Inn
Historic Site in Jim Thorpe, PA USA

Murder mystery weekends, mansion tours, Libations lounge This magnificent second empire mansion was used as the model for the Haunted Mansion in Disney World. It is known for the murder mysteries held every weekend, mansion tours and the new Libations Lounge.

The Shriver House Museum Celebrates Christmas 1860s Style
The Shriver House Museum Celebrates Christmas 1860s Style things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Historic Site in Gettysburg, PA USA

Candlelight Christmas tours of the 1860 Shriver House. Travel back in time to see how the Shrivers’ may have decorated their home for an 1860s Christmas while hearing the story of the family and how the Battle of Gettysburg and the Civil War affected them.

18th Century Farm Living
18th Century Farm Living things to do on a rainy day in Pittsburgh, PA
Historic Site in Bridgeville, PA USA

Learn about life on an 18th Century farm. Help Woodville Plantation welcome our new crop of chickens and learn about life on an 18th Century farm. House open for tours from 1:00-4:00 pm.

18th Century Trades at Woodville Plantation
18th Century Trades at Woodville Plantation things to do on a rainy day in Pittsburgh, PA
Historic Site in Bridgeville, PA USA

Learn about trades during the 18th and 19th centuries! Come experience the work of tradespeople of the 18th Century. In the 18th and 19th centuries trades, tradespeople made everything from household items to important farming and industry equipment.

Candlelight Christmas at Woodville
Candlelight Christmas at Woodville things to do on a rainy day in Pittsburgh, PA
Historic Site in Bridgeville, PA USA

Candlelight Tour Come experience Woodville Plantation by candlelight. Tour the house and see it decorated for an 18th Century Christmas on 12/10/17 from 5:00-8:00 pm EST. Admission: $5 for adults, $3 for children, and Free for children under 6.

Christmas Through the Centuries
Christmas Through the Centuries things to do on a rainy day in Pittsburgh, PA
Historic Site in Bridgeville, PA USA

Christmas Through the Centuries-Woodville Plantation Celebrate the season by joining us at the historic Woodville Plantation where you will experience Christmas traditions that date back to 1785 and progress through 1975.

Collier Township Day at Woodville Plantation
Collier Township Day at Woodville Plantation things to do on a rainy day in Pittsburgh, PA
Historic Site in Bridgeville, PA USA

Visit a National Historic Landmark in your backyard! Collier Township Residents… visit a National Historic Landmark in your backyard! Woodville Plantation is a representation of early American life.

Miffinburg Buggy Museum
Miffinburg Buggy Museum things to do on a rainy day in Susquehanna River Valley, PA
Historic Site in Mifflinburg, PA USA

original buggy factory, maker's home, modern visitor center The Buggy Museum offers a modern visitor center with introductory video, hands-on work bench, exhibit on Mifflinburg, buggy making and the Heiss family.

Oil Creek State Park
Oil Creek State Park
Historic Site in Oil City, PA USA

Pennsylvania State Park in Western PA Oil Creek State Park is the site of the world's first commercial oil well. We tell the story of the early petroleum industry by interpreting oil boomtowns, oil wells and early transportation. We have a 9.7 mile paved bicycle trail. The park is open to hunting.

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