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  PA
 
New Hope
 
Bowman's Hill Tower
 
Washington Crossing Historic Park
 
New Hope     PA     18938    
 
Phone   215 862-3155
 
Web Site  http://www.bhwp.org/visiting/index.htm
 
Description  reached through 100 acre Bowmans Hill Wildflower Preserve
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Nature of Group or Site  Nature Preserve
 
Era  1930
 
New or Updated:   4/26/2004
 

  PA

  Orefield

  Claussville One-Room School

  2917 Route 100

  Orefield PA  18069    

  Phone 610 435-4664

  Web Site  http://www.visitpa.com/visitpa/details.pa?name=Claussville+One-

                Room+Schoolhouse

  Description  last one room schoolhouse in Lehigh County

  Type of Resource Historic Place

  Primary Focus Building

  Building Type Schoolhouse

  Era 1893

  New or Updated:      3/12/2006

 

    PA
 
Philadelphia
 
Carpenter's Historic Hall
 
320 Chestnut Street
 
Philadelphia    PA  19106    
 
Phone   215 925-0167
 
Web Site  http://www.ushistory.org/carpentershall/
 
Description  site of 1st Continental Congress, 1st & 2nd Bank of the US, first lending library
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Building Type   Civic
 
New or Updated:     4/28/2004
 

  PA

  Philadelphia

  Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

  2125 Fairmount Avenue

  Philadelphia  PA  19130    

  Phone  215 236-3300

  Web Site http://www.easternstate.org/index.html

  Description  multidisciplinary tour of first prison which sought redemption

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus Building

  Building Type Prison

  Era  1829

  New or Updated:   9/22/2006

  PA
 
Philadelphia
 
Germantown Mennonite Historic
 
6133 Germantown Avenue
 
Philadelphia   PA   19144    
 
Phone   215 843-0943
 
Web Site  http://germantownmht.mennonite.net/
 
E-mail  mailto:gmht@aol.com
 
Description  meeting house in town that served as a gateway for immigrating Mennonites
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type   Church
 
Group Identity   Mennonite
 
Era  1770
 
New or Updated:   4/30/2004

  PA

  Philadelphia

  Glen Foerd On the Delaware

  5001 Grant Avenue

  Philadelphia  PA  19114    

  Phone   215 632-5330

  Web Site  www.glenfoerd.org

  Description  riverfront estate includes mansion, grounds, boat and carriage houses

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  New or Updated:     3/14/2006

  PA
 
Philadelphia
 
Historic Rittenhouse Town
 
Address  206 Lincoln Drive
 
Philadelphia   PA   19144    
 
Phone   215 438-5711
 
Web Site  http://www.rittenhousetown.org/
 
Description  Fairmount Park site with 7 buildings (mostly houses)
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
New or Updated:    4/30/2004

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  Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh
Allegheny Cemetery Historical Association
4734 Butler Street
Pittsburgh PA  15201
Phone 412 682-1624
Web Site www.alleghenycemetery.com/
Description tours of 120,000 grave cemetery Mar-Oct
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Cemetery
 
  Pennsylvania
Scranton
Lackawanna Coal Mine
McDade Park
Scranton PA
Phone 570 963-6463
Web Site
Toll Free 800 238-7245
Alt Web www.visitnepa.org
Description 300 feet below ground tour of anthracite mine in 200 acre park
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Industrial
Building Type Mine
Industry /Profession Mining
Last changed: 01/25/2003

  PA
 
Scranton
 
Scranton Iron Furnaces
 
159 Cedar Avenue
 
c/o Anthracite Heritage Museum
 
Scranton  PA  18504
 
Phone   570 963-3208
 
Alt Phone   570 963-4804
 
Web Site  http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bhsm/toh/scranton/scrantoniron.asp?secid=14
 
E-mail  mailto:ckulesa@state.pa.us
 
Description  four stone blast furnaces
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Industry /Profession Iron & Steel
 
Owner/Operator:  Anthracite Heritage Museum
 
New or Updated:   5/21/2004

 

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  PA
 
Uniontown
 
Searights Toll House
 
Route 40 W
 
Uniontown  PA  15401    
 
Phone   724 439-4422
 
Web Site  http://www.watsonschoice.com/GuideBook/Attractions/SearightTollHouse.htm
 
Description  first federal road, built to open the "west" of Ohio, Indian & Illinois
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
New or Updated:   5/24/2004
 
Pennsylvania
Valley Forge
Washington Memorial Chapel
Route 23
Valley Forge PA   19481
Phone 610 783-0120
Web Site www.libertynet.org/chapel
Description stained glass & sculpture, bell tower
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Church
 
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