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Avella
 
Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Life
 
401 Meadowcroft Road
 
Avella   PA  15312    
 
Phone   724 587-3412
 
Web Site  Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Lifehttp://www.meadowcroftmuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:mcroft@cobweb.net
 
Description  western PA history from prehistoric campsite through 19th century village on
                    site of ancient Rock shelter site
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Kind of Activity   Living History
 
Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology
 
Collection N-Z  Vehicles
 
Group Identity   Native American
 
Owner/Operator:  Historical Soc of Western PA
 
New or Updated:   3/15/2004
 

  Bedford

  Old Bedford Village

  220 Sawblade Road

  Bedford  PA   15522    

  Phone 814 623-1156

  Web Site www.oldbedfordvillage.org

  Description  colonial village with working craftspeople,  shops

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Village

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  New or Updated: 11/27/2006

 

  Pennsylvania

  Bethlehem

  Burnside Plantation Inc

  1461 Schoenersville Road

  Behlehem   PA

  Phone  610 691-0603

  Web Site http://www.historicbethlehem.org/places/place.jsp?id=3

  Alt Web http://more.lehighcounty.org/more.cfm?doc=HBE_homePage.cfm

  Description  first non-communal house in town, now 7 acre remnant is a living history farm

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Building Type  Farm

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Era  1748

  Owner/Operator:  Historic Bethlehem Partnership

  New or Updated:  1/18/2007

  Bradford
 
Crook Farm
 
Seaward Avenue
 
Bradford   PA   16701    
 
Phone   814 362-6730
 
Web Site  http://www.bradfordlandmark.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:queries@bradfordlandmark.org
 
Alt Web  http://www.bradfordchamber.com/crook.htm
 
Description  farm complex with schoolhouse, blacksmith, candle shop, demonstrations of                     craft activities
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Building Type   Farm
 
Kind of Activity   Living History
 
Owner/Operator:  Bradford Landmark Society
 
New or Updated:   3/20/2004

  Pennsylvania
 
Greensburg
 
Old Hanna's Town
 
951 Old Salem Road
 
Greensburg  PA  15601  
 
Phone   724 836-1800
 
Web Site  http://www.starofthewest.org/html/hanna.html
 
E-mail  history@wchspa.com
 
Description  Revolutionary-era town, first courthouse west of the Alleghenies
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Village
 
Kind of Activity   Living History
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Owner/Operator:  Westmoreland County Historical Society
 
New or Updated:   1/20/2004

  Media

  Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation

  Ridley Creek State Park

  Media  PA    19063    

  Phone   610 566-1725

  Web Site  http://www.colonialplantation.org/

  Alt Web  http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/ridleycreek.aspx

  Description  18th century farm life, heritage breeds of farm animals, working farm for 300 years

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Building Type   Farm

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  New or Updated:           1/2/2006

Pennsylvania
Somerset
Somerset Historical Center
10649 Somerset Pike
Somerset PA 15501
Phone 814 445-6077
Web Site http://www.somersethistoricalcenter.org/
Alt Web http://www.somersetcounty.com/historicalcenter/
Description  everyday lives of ordinary rural people
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Kind of Activity Living History

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