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PA Power Port
Address
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Phone
Web Site
www.state.pa.us
Description official state government portal site
Type of Resource Tourism Information
Nature of Group or Site Government
Last changed: 02/19/2003

 

  Gettysburg

  Eisenhower National Historic Site

  250 Eisenhower Farm Lane

  Gettysburg PA  17325    

  Phone  717 338-9114

  Web Site http://www.nps.gov/eise/

  Description  Dwight Eisenhower retired to this 200 year old home and farm near the

                     great Civil War Battlefield

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus President

  Nature of Group or Site Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Era 20th

  New or Updated:  12/30/2006

  Pennsylvania
 
Gettysburg
 
Famous Hall of Presidents
 
789 Baltimore Street
 
Gettysburg  PA  17325    
 
Phone   717 334-5717
 
Web Site  *****
 
Toll Free  800 447-8788
 
Description  wax museum featuring the presidents and their wives
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Wax
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
New or Updated:   1/16/2004

Gettysburg
Lincoln Room Museum
Wills House
Lincoln Square
Gettysburg PA  17325
Phone 717 334-8188
Alt Phone 717 334-2100
Web Site http://www.gettysburg.com/lincolnbedroom/welcome.html
Description the room in which Lincoln stayed the night before the Gettysburg Address
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Era Civil War

Pennsylvania
Harrisburg
Bureau for Historic Preservation
PHMC Commonwealth Keystone Building Second Floor
400 North Street
Harrisburg PA 17120
Phone 717 783-8946
Web Site http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bhp/overview.asp?secid=25
Description SHPO, National & state historic register programs, archaeology program, building rehab & local government advice
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Preservation
Nature of Group or Site Government

  PA

  Harrisburg

  Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

  300 North Street

  Harrisburg  PA   17120    

  Phone  717 787-3362

  Web Site http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/

  Toll Free 866 PA-TRAIL

  E-mail  mailto:RA-PHMC-Webmaster@state.pa.us

  Description  state agency for all things historic -- operates 26 sites and museums,

                    SHPO, CLG, Archaeology, Archives

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Research   Archives

  New or Updated:  3/5/2007

State Archives of Pennsylvania
350 North Street
Harrisburg PA  17120
Phone 717 783-3281
Web Site http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/overview.htm?secid=31
Description located with state museum building near capitol, has moved some of collection online
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Government
Research /Reading Archives

 

  Harrisburg

  State Museum of Pennsylvania

  300 North Street

  Harrisburg  PA  17120    

  Phone  717 787-4980

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

  Description  official state museum on four floors with archaeology, minerals,

                    painting, decorative arts, technology &  industry, military

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History
   Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  New or Updated:  3/8/2007

Pennsylvania

  Lancaster

  Wheatland

  1120 Marietta Avenue

  Lancaster  PA   17603    

  Phone  717 392-8721

  Web Site  http://www.wheatland.org/

  E-mail  mailto:marketing@wheatland.org

  Description  home of President James Buchanan

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  New or Updated:  4/16/2007

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