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History MuseumsLewistown Narrows Canal Park and Museum

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Lock Keeper's House and a restored PA Canal Lock, as well as a picnic area and walking trail with historical information about this section of the Pennsylvania Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member tmteng

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/25/2010

last visited: 5/21/2021

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History MuseumsMcCoy House - Lewistown Pa.

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Mifflin County Local Historical Museum Operated by The Mifflin County Historical Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member subsystem

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/8/2007

last visited: 2/22/2019

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History MuseumsNational Civil War Museum - Harrisburg, PA

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That's right - Harrisburg! Although no Civil War battle took place here, this museum is not far from one of the key battles which took place in Gettysburg. Had opposing forces not met at Gettysburg, a battle most likely would have taken place here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/25/2008

last visited: 8/16/2019

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History MuseumsAppalachian Trail Museum - Pine Grove Furnace, PA

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Museum opened in 2010 to chronicle the history and lore of this famous trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/27/2010

last visited: never

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History MuseumsThe Hershey Story - Hershey PA

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Museum dedicated to the life of Milton S. Hershey - founder of the Hershey Chocolate Company - as well as the company and the town on which he left his mark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/27/2010

last visited: 3/8/2014

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History MuseumsBaker Mansion History Museum - Altoona, Pennsylvania

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Baker Mansion Museum is owned and operated by Blair County Historical Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/4/2021

last visited: 1/4/2021

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History MuseumsGeneral Lee's Headquarters Museum - Gettysburg, PA

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The stone house that General Robert E. Lee occupied during the battle of Gettysburg in the summer of 1863 was turned into a museum in 1922, making it one of the first such places in Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/9/2011

last visited: 9/1/2014

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History MuseumsGettysburg Train Station Museum - Gettysburg, PA

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There are two very specific points of history celebrated here at this R.R. museum: Lincoln's arrival here during his Gettysburg Address and the establishment of a field history during the Battle of Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: 9/16/2021

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History MuseumsThe Lincoln Museum - Gettysburg, PA

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Historic home doubles now as a National Park site/museum at Gettysburg Square, the heart of this Civil War town. Lincoln slept here the night before delivering his now famous Gettysburg Address at the National Cemetery dedication ceremony.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/31/2011

last visited: 7/3/2016

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History MuseumsSchriver House Museum- Gettysburg, PA

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The mission of the Shriver House Museum is to provide an often overlooked perspective of the Battle of Gettysburg, the civilian experience during and after one of the deadliest and most historic battles ever fought on American soil.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/31/2010

last visited: 3/29/2015

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History MuseumsNew Oxford Train Station - New Oxford, PA

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President Lincoln passed by the New Oxford Train Station en route to deliver the Gettysburg Address at nearby Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Today, the train station is a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/16/2021

last visited: never

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History MuseumsThe Jenny Wade House Museum - Gettysburg, PA

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This site is as it was in this house the only Civilian was killed during the Battle of Gettysburg. She was killed in the house's kitchen on the 3rd day of the battle: July 3, 1863. Along with her sister & mother, helped the Union by baking bread.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/27/2011

last visited: 9/15/2021

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History MuseumsDobbin House Underground Railroad Museum - Gettysburg, PA

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This is a terrific place to learn about American history, even the shameful parts. There's a small slave exhibit in this historic restaurant displaying the secret chamber where escaped slaves hid and at the top of the stairs are a few artifacts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/18/2013

last visited: 9/15/2021

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History MuseumsSoldiers National Museum - Gettysburg, PA

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The museum is located in the former home of the Soldier’s National Orphanage and features artifacts from various wars but focuses primarily on the Civil War offering dioramas of ten major Civil War battles.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/22/2011

last visited: never

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History MuseumsHall of Presidents - Gettysburg, PA

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Featuring The area's only complete wax collection of American Presidents and their first ladies as well as a beautiful gift shop. The Hall of Presidents is located across the street from the Gettysburg Tour Center and next to Nat'l Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/15/2011

last visited: never

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History MuseumsGettysburg Battlefield Museum - Gettysburg, PA

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Technically, there are two museums, one is this waymark and the other is the entire town of Gettysburg. This museum is located at the welcome/visitor center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/12/2010

last visited: 7/23/2017

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History MuseumsFire Museum of York County - York, PA

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Originally the home of Royal Fire Company No. 6, this excellent structure is now home to the Fire Museum of York County, part of the York County Heritage Trust.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/21/2010

last visited: never

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History MuseumsYork Agricultural and Industrial Museum - York, PA

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The York Agricultural and Industrial Museum has exhibits on working life in York and showcases products made here or near, many of which are well known.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/20/2014

last visited: never

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History MuseumsWilliam Goodridge House And Museum - York, PA

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This is an important site of a businessman, abolitionist who started his life born into slavery and became an important figure in the Underground Railroad. The site is marked by two historic signs in front of his house. Today the house is a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/27/2013

last visited: never

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History MuseumsWarehime-Myers Mansion - Hanover, PA

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A historic home in southern Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2019

last visited: 5/3/2019

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History MuseumsWrightsville Historical Museum - Wrightsville, NJ

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The Museum @ Wrightsville is located in a house built in 1871, the former residence of John & Mary Redman. The house was donated in 1987 & since that time has served as the home of the organization.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 6/16/2011

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History MuseumsThe Turkey Hill Experience - Columbia, Pennsylvania

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The Turkey Hill Dairy has completely reinvented themselves with this wonderful self-promotion and family attraction. They took an old abandoned silk mill and transformed it into the most amazing and fun interactive learning experience.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/18/2012

last visited: 6/2/2012

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History MuseumsFirst National Bank Museum - Columbia, PA

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The First National Bank Museum is a wonderful place to visit. You can see what an authentic early 19th century bank looks and feels like. There is a PA Civil War Trails historic interpretive out front to tell all about this important site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/3/2010

last visited: never

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History MuseumsWright's Ferry Mansion & Museum - Columbia, PA

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This museum is all about local cultural history. The museum is a gorgeous mansion made of stone. On a street of 18th century structures, this one stands out the most.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/14/2010

last visited: never

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History MuseumsDritt Mansion & Museum - Wrightsville, PA

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Besides serving as the offices of the Lancaster-York Heritage Region, this NRHP site doubles as a museum. The entire house and tis furnishings are a lesson in history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/30/2010

last visited: never

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