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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,…

Visiting the Jimmy Stewart Museum in downtown Indiana, Pennsylvania.

12 Dec Uncovering the Legacy of a Legend While Visiting the Jimmy Stewart Museum in Indiana, Pennsylvania

There have been many famous entertainers to come out of Pennsylvania. However, few have attained as much acclaim and long-lasting fame as Indiana County native Jimmy Stewart. Born to a local hardware store owner and his wife, Stewart spent his entire youth in downtown Indiana,…