History

Visiting the Underground Railroad History Center in Blairsville, Pennsylvania

11 Mar Learning About the History of the Underground Railroad in Blairsville, Pennsylvania

In the mid-1800s western Pennsylvania was a popular route for escaped slaves traveling the Underground Railroad. Towns like Uniontown and Washington, Pennsylvania, were important stops as slaves escaped Virginia. After leaving these towns, many of these escaped slaves would make their way into Indiana County,…

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Visiting Fort MIfflin in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania travel blog

09 Mar Visiting Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia for the Past, Paranormal, and Planes

Tucked away on a small patch of land between the Philadelphia International Airport and the Delaware River is one of Philly’s least known historical attractions: Fort Mifflin. While this fort might often be overlooked by visitors to Philadelphia, those looking for interesting history, ghostly happenings,…

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