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
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
Tucked away on the backside of the little-used Reading Regional Airport is one of Pennsylvania’s largest airplane museums: The Mid-Atlantic Air Museum. According to the museum’s website, it is home to more than seven dozen aircraft, ranging from a 1928 Elias Aircoupe to a 2011 Mitchel Wing…READ MORE