There’s little doubt that the city of York is one of the most historic places in Pennsylvania. From its founding over 250 years ago, it has been an important cog in the development of the state of Pennsylvania and the founding of the United States….
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When sisters Rebecca and Ruth Brown began making Civil War inspired models in middle school, they had no idea that their new hobby would eventually lead them to open up a museum in the heart of the Civil War’s most important town. However, these scale…READ MORE
If you’re ever driven along Interstate 81 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, there’s no doubt that you’ve noticed the collection of military tanks and airplanes sitting next to the highway. These vehicles are part of the display at the U.S. Army Heritage Center in Carlisle, one…READ MORE
07 Nov Exploring Transportation History at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles in Berks CountyHistory, Museums, PA Dutch Country | Jim Cheney
Pennsylvania is home to many great automobile museums. However, most of these are located within spaces built as museums and not in structures that are part of transportation history. That isn’t the case at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles in Berks County. Boyertown Auto…READ MORE
There are few focal heroes more popular than Daniel Boone. While many of the stories of his life are either embellished or completely fabricated, it was Boone who opened up the route to Kentucky through the Cumberland Gap that 200,000 settlers followed in the coming…READ MORE
For more than 50 years, one of Gettysburg’s most well-known museums was the American Civil War Wax Museum. However, in early 2014, the museum was closed and the wax figures sold off. After an extensive renovation, the museum reopened in early 2015 as the Gettysburg Heritage…READ MORE