When you think of museums in Scranton, it’s likely that the city’s great transportation and coal mining history are what first come to mind. However, sitting in a corner of Scranton’s Nay Aug Park is one of eastern Pennsylvania’s most underrated museums: The Everhart Museum….
Located in northern Pennsylvania, along Interstate 81, Susquehanna County is often bypassed without much of a thought. However, for those looking to get off the highway and learn more about the history of the region, a stop at the Susquehanna County Historical Society Museum in…READ MORE
03 Feb Learning About the Battle of Gettysburg at the Gettysburg Museum of the Civil War and Gettysburg CycloramaHistory, Museums, PA Dutch Country | Jim Cheney
Every year, a million people visit Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to learn about the events of July 1-3, 1863. When visiting the area around the battlefield, there are many museums that strive to tell the story of the battle in a variety of ways. However, if you…READ MORE
I’ve been to many historical society museums in Pennsylvania, but none have been quite like the Captain William Vicary Mansion in Beaver County. That’s because, instead of providing a simple historical museum focusing on the highlights of the county’s history, the mansion serves as a…READ MORE
Pennsylvania literally translates to “Penn’s Woods,” a fact which is likely unsurprising to anyone that’s traveled through Pennsylvania’s northern tier. Looking out over the landscape, trees stretch as far as the eye can see in nearly every direction. However, in the early 20th century, the…READ MORE
Located near the northern corner of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, in what can only be described as the middle of nowhere, is one of the state’s best personal collections of museum-quality pieces. Check’s Radio Museum grew out of the radio collection of Mel Check. Check worked…READ MORE