Historical Listings

Awbury Arboretum

For nearly 100 years Awbury Arboretum has been open free to the public.  Awbury’s grounds were laid out in the 19th century in the English landscape garden tradition with the advice of the celebrated horticulturalist William Saunders. This 55 acre facility was...

Drake Well Museum

Did you know that you use oil or gas everyday? Even if you don’t drive or have oil heat, there thousands of things we use each day that are petroleum based.  We invite you to enjoy a visit to the Drake Well Museum, where in August of 1859 Edwin L. Drake drilled...

Ford Loudoun

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In 1756, the Pennsylvania General Assembly decided to build a chain of forts along the Blue Mountains to protect it’s citizens against the French during the ongoing war. It is at one of these forts, Fort Loudoun, that the first armed uprising against royal...