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Adams County Historical Society

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

The society manages a museum in Shmucker Hall of the Luthern Theological Seminary, which...
Allegheny County Courthouse And Jail

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Designed by famed architect Henry Hobson Richardson, the Allegheny County Courthouse and...
Beaver Area Heritage Foundation

Beaver, Pennsylvania

Founded in 1967 in Beaver, PA, 30 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, the Beaver Area Heritage...
Bethlehem Historic District

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

The Central Bethlehem Historic District is historically important beyond its current...
Bishop White House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tours are limited to 10 people, and tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served...
Bucks County Historical Society

Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Inspired by the vision and creativity of Henry C. Mercer (1856-1930), it is the mission...
Carpenters' Historic Hall

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Since its founding, Carpenters’ House has been the home to numerous tenants in the...
Central Railroad Of New Jersey Station

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Constructed in 1868, the Central Railroad of New Jersey Station was designed by the firm...
Chadds Ford Historical Society

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

Three 18th-century structures remain in Chadds Ford - the John Chadds House, the John...
City Tavern

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Tavern was built "for the convenience and credit of the city" by a group of...
Congress Hall

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Constructed in 1787 - 1789 as the Philadelphia County Court House, this building served...
Coplay Cement Company Kilns

Coplay, Pennsylvania

The kilns were soon superseded by rotary kiln technology that required very little labor...
Dolley Todd House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The tour takes approximately one hour and includes the Bishop White House. Built in 1775...
Eastern State Penitentiary

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

It is estimated that more than 300 prisons worldwide are based on the Penitentiary's...
Elfreth's Alley

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Alley is a place where you can learn about what life was like for the working people...
Ephrata Cloister

Ephrata, Pennsylvania

One of America's earliest religious communities, the Ephrata Cloister was founded in 1732...
Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Through its detailed and faithful picture of watershed use, the Interpretive Center shows...
Farnsworth House Inn

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Enjoy a variety of period specialty fare brought by servers in period dress at the...
Fort Necessity National Battlefield

Farmington, Pennsylvania

The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the French...
Free Quaker Meeting House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

When the call went out for able-bodied men to bear arms in the colonial militia, an...
Gloria Dei Church

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Imagine the transformation - town becomes city - 13 colonies become a nation –...
Historic Hanna's Town

Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Hanna's Town, founded in 1773 and named for its founder Robert Hanna, acted as the first...
Historic Rittenhousetown

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

At the heart of the thriving early industrial community known as RittenhouseTown, the...
Independence Hall

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Constructed between 1732 and 1756 as the State House of the Province of Pennsylvania, it...
Johnson House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A dramatic chapter in this country's struggle for human rights, the Underground Railroad...
Little Beaver Historical Society

Darlington, Pennsylvania

The Historical Society manages two buildings: The Little Beaver Museum, a two story...
Merchants' Exchange Building

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Built between 1832 and 1834, the Merchants' Exchange Building, also known as the...
New Hall Military Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The New Hall Military Museum, located in Carpenters’ Court, along Chestnut Street...
Northern York County Historical Society

Dillsburg, Pennsylvania

The Northern York County Historical and Preservation Society was formed in 1984 to...
Old City Hall

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Located on the corner of Chestnut and 5th Streets, Old City Hall is open year round, with...
Old Economy Village

Ambridge, Pennsylvania

In 1804, the followers of the Separatist George Rapp (1757-1847) emigrated to America...
Old Jail Museum And Heritage Center

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

The Carbon County Jail in historic Mauch Chunk is an excellent example of 19th-century...
Second Bank Of The United States

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Located on Chestnut Street, between 4th and 5th Streets, the newly installed "People...
Shofuso Japanese House And Garden

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Japanese House, as it is informally known to Philadelphians, is in a style which...
United States Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Since Congress created the United States Mint on April 2, 1792, it has grown tremendously...
Winters Heritage House Museum

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Within the living history museum is the Seibert Library and Resource Center, which...
York County Heritage Trust

York, Pennsylvania

A collection of eight historical sites, the York County Heritage Trust offers visitors a...