History & Heritage in Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, all roads lead to history. From its iconic buildings and battlefields to its museums and memorials, visitors not only come to the Keystone State for a Pennsylvania history lesson, but they absorb our nation’s chronicles. 

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  • 42 Cassatt Ave. Berwyn, PA 19312-1311
    The arch is constructed in honor of those who made the greatest sacrifice for our country. The site is designed to remind busy people of the profound acts of those who defended us all. Three stones...
  • Old York Road at Foxcroft Road Elkins Park, PA 19027
    This is architect Frank Lloyd Wright's only synagogue. A hexagonal pyramid of glass, it represents the giving of the 10 Commandments at Mt. Sinai. Contains Wright-designed lighting, seating and...
  • 2720 Webster Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15219-4224
    Welcome to Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the first church formed by persons of color west of the Allegheny Mountains and the oldest African-American congregation in the city of...
  • Bethel Church Rd. Bethel Park, PA 15102
    Administers Bethel Cemetery that dates back to 1780. Fourteen Revolutionary War soldiers are buried here and veterans from all the wars are honored by community services held here every year on...
  • 239 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19106-1915
    Historic house museum interpreting the life and story of Betsy Ross. Daily programming includes: Betsy Ross, 18th century musical performances, plays and costumed characters. Audio guide available.
  • 1350 Schuylkill Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19146-3200
    Whether you enjoy one of the daily sightseeing tours of Philadelphia's attractions on board their Victorian Trolleys, The Big Bus Double Decker Tours or the majestic Horse Drawn Carriage Tours...
  • Farmersville Rd. over Conestoga Creek Brownstown, PA 17508
    The Big Conestoga Creek Bridge is a combination of reinforced concrete, cantilever, and arch construction. The bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • 97 Taneytown Rd. Gettysburg, PA 17325-2804
    Big Round Top was one of the battle sites of July 2, 1863. The opening charge was directed against Union troops occupying Devil's Den. General Law's men were forced to move further to the right...
  • Route 522, 3 Miles South of McConnellsburg McConnellsburg, PA 17233
    A marker in the Big Spring Graveyard commemorates the victims of the Great Cove Massacre.
  • 801 Gravel Hill Rd. Palmyra, PA 17078-8525
    Visit a historic church building erected in 1803.
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