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Road Tripping on the National Road Heritage Corridor in Pennsylvania

06 Oct Experiencing the History and Beauty of Southwestern Pennsylvania with a Road Trip on the National Road (Brought to you by the National Road Heritage Corridor and HeritagePA)

This article is brought to your by the National Road Heritage Corridor and HeritagePA. There’s nothing better than a road trip, and if you love history, taking a road trip along the Historic National Road in Pennsylvania is a fantastic choice. While I have traveled portions…

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Visiting the Moravian Historical Society Museum in Nazareth, Pennsylvania

19 Apr Exploring the Religious History of the Lehigh Valley at the Moravian Historical Society Museum

William Penn’s desire to create a colony with the freedom of religion drew many persecuted groups to Pennsylvania. Some are well-known today, such as the Amish, while others have been┬álargely forgotten, such as those at Ephrata Cloister. However, there’s one group that isn’t often thought…

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Visiting the Johnstown Flood National Memorial in Johnstown, Pennsylvania

09 Aug Discovering Disaster and Hope at the Johnstown Flood National Memorial

Pennsylvania is home to four of the United States’ 30 national memorials. I’ve previously visited the Flight 93 Memorial in Somerset County, the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, and the Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial, both in Philadelphia. However, until recently, I hadn’t visited the site of one of the…

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