Month: May 2019

Mack Truck Plant and Museum

Mack Truck Plant and Museum

With more than 80,000 photos on file along with it’s exhibits, this museum would make anyone nostalgic.

Mishler Theatre

Mishler Theatre

The Mishler Theatre is well known through Pennsylvania for not only being a beautiful building with first class live entertainment but also for it’s ghostly tales. There have been many testimonies of the hauntings at this historic theater yet none as credible as the testimony of a local 12 year old girl.

Old Mill Village Museum

Old Mill Village Museum

Old Mill Village Museum, a site on the Endless Mountains Heritage Trail, began 30 years ago when concerned citizens realized the wealth of our area’s heritage was in danger of being lost forever unless action was taken to preserve the historical artifacts and trades from long ago.

In working towards a unified goal of saving these treasures and our history, 34 acres of land and historical buildings from several different communities were donated and thus Old Mill Village was born.

Shawnee Mountain

Shawnee Mountain

Shawnee Mountain is a family friendly resort which has a 700′ fall with 23 ski slopes and trails. There are also 2 terrain parks for you snowboarders out there. Not a skier or boarder? Then check out the Snow Tubing Park with 6 chutes. Something…

No.9 Mine and Museum

No.9 Mine and Museum

The No.9 Mine and Museum is the world’s oldest continuously operated anthracite coal mine!  You can take a tour of the mine by jumping into one of the coal cars.  On the tour you will see original tools of the miners, an elevator shaft and much more.  After the tour…

Buchanan’s Birthplace State Park

Buchanan’s Birthplace State Park

This park is nestled in the gap of Tuscarora Mountain. Dedicated in honor of the 15th president of the United States, this narrow, peaceful hollow is the site of James Buchanan’s birthplace. A stone pyramid monument surrounded by majestic conifers stands on the site of the original cabin where he was born. Buck Run is a native brook trout stream.

Buchanan’s Birthplace State Park is an 18.5-acre park. Nestled in a gap of the Tuscarora Mountain in Franklin County. The park and surrounding the forested mountains offer an abundance of beauty throughout the year.

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

Hot, smoky, noisy — these words describe how Hopewell Furnace looked from 1771 to 1883. Hopewell and other `iron plantations` laid the foundations for America’s iron and steel industry. Today, the site stands as an example of America’s development during the industrial revolution. The historic…