PA Historic Places

Pennsylvania’s best historic destinations.

Exploring Bushy Run Battlefield in Westmoreland County Pennsylvania.

Exploring Bushy Run Battlefield in Westmoreland County

If you're looking for information about Bushy Run Battlefield in Westmoreland County, you're in the right place! The Battle of Bushy Run took place during Pontiac's War on August 5-6, 1763, pitting British and American...
Exploring the Civil War battlefield in Gettysburg Pennsylvania.

Exploring the Battlefield at the Gettysburg National Military Park

If you're looking for information about touring the battlefield at the Gettysburg National Military Park, you're in the right place! The Gettysburg National Military Park preserves a large portion of the ground on which the...
10 must-see attractions in Gettysburg Pennsylvania.

14 Must-See Attractions in Gettysburg

If you're looking for the best things to see and do in Gettysburg, you're in the right place! Perhaps no small town in America has been defined by a singular event more so than Gettysburg,...
Exploring the Baker Mansion in Altoona Pennsylvania

Exploring the Baker Mansion in Altoona

If you're looking for information about the historic Baker Mansion in Altoona, you're in the right place! The Baker Mansion is a three-story, Greek Revival-style home built by ironmaster Elias Baker between 1844 and 1848. Baker,...
Exploring the Colonial Complex in York PA.

Exploring the Colonial Complex in York

If you're looking for information about visiting the historic Colonial Complex in York, you're in the right place! The Colonial Complex in York includes some of the oldest and most historic buildings in the city,...
Exploring the Curtis Publishing Building in Philadelphia.

Exploring the Curtis Publishing Building in Philadelphia

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If you're a fan of amazing architecture and historic artwork, the historic Curtis Publishing Building is a great FREE attraction to check out when visiting Philadelphia! Constructed in 1910, the Curtis Publishing Building served as...
Exploring Curtin Village in Centre County Pennsylvania.

Exploring Curtin Village in Centre County

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If you're looking for information about Curtin Village and Eagle Ironworks in Centre County, you're in the right place! Curtin Village is a beautifully-preserved and restored 19th century iron plantation, composed of the iron master's...
Albert Gallatin's home his western PA estate he named Friendship Hill.

Exploring Friendship Hill National Historic Site in Fayette County

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Friendship Hill National Historic Site preserves the western PA home and estate of Albert Gallatin, often described as "America's Swiss Founding Father". Gallatin was born in Geneva, Switzerland in 1761, emigrated to America in 1780,...
Elfreth's Alley originated as a cart path between Front Street and Second Street in Philadelphia.

Exploring Elfreth’s Alley in Philadelphia

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If you've ever wondered what a residential neighborhood in Philadelphia looked like during the time of George Washington, Ben Franklin, and Betsy Ross, then you've got to check out Elfreth's Alley. Elfreth's Alley in Philadelphia...
Exploring the Bloody Knox Cabin in Clearfield County Pennsylvania.

Exploring the Bloody Knox Cabin in Clearfield County

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The Bloody Knox Cabin in Clearfield County was the scene of a Civil War skirmish between Union soldiers and Union deserters and draft dodgers that left 2 men dead, one on each side of...