In Pennsylvania, there are few things bigger than Penn State. If you, like me, are not a native of Pennsylvania, it can be hard to fully comprehend its popularity, but there’s no denying that a very large percentage of the state breathes blue and white….
Philadelphia is home to many firsts in United States history: the first library, the first hospital, the first zoo, and even the first successful Siamese twin separation. However, there is one first that many visitors to the city have never heard of: the first natural science…READ MORE
Despite Pennsylvania being the birthplace of the United States, you might be surprised to learn that only one president was born in the Keystone State: President James Buchanan. And, while other presidents, such as George Washington and Dwight Eisenhower, spent significant time in Pennsylvania, Buchanan…READ MORE
This article is a guest post by Katie Filicky of PoconoSunday.com. The Pocono Indian Museum in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, has much to offer to the interested visitor: it’s historical location, the life-size bark house on display, and the expansive book selection on the second floor of…READ MORE
Located just outside of downtown Reading is one of Pennsylvania’s most surprisingly impressive museums: the Reading Public Museum. To be perfectly honest, when I decided to visit this Berks County museum, I really wasn’t expecting too much. However, what I found here really blew me…READ MORE
I’ve been to many great historical society museums in Pennsylvania, but few have been quite like the Cumberland County Historical Society Museum in Carlisle. Formed in the 1870s, the historical society has grown out of its original building to encompass newer construction that blends naturally…READ MORE