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    PA
 
Fort Washington
 
Mather Mill
  
Mathers Lane
 
Fort Washington  PA  19034    
 
Phone   215 646-1595
 
Web Site  http://www.ushistory.org/hope/more/mill.htm
 
Description  now serves as meeting space, administered by Hope Lodge
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type   Mill
 
New or Updated:   1/8/2004l

 
Pennsylvania
Kinzers
Rough and Tumble Engineers' Historical Association
Lincoln Highway E
Kinzers PA 17535
Phone 717 442-4249
Web Site www.roughandtumble.org
Description working engines and equipment
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Collection N-Z Steam Engines

 

    PA
 
Lancaster
 
Lime Valley Mill
 
914 Lime Valley Road
 
Lancaster    PA    17602    
  Phone   717 464-0559
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type   Mill
 
New or Updated:    4/13/2004

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  PA
 
Lebanon
 
Cornwall Iron Furnace
 
207 S Land Ave
 
PO Box 251
 
Lebanon  PA     17016 
  Phone   717 272-9711
 
Web Site  http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bhsm/toh/cornwall/cornwalliron.asp?secid=14
 
E-mail  mailto:ssomers@state.pa.us
 
Description  restored iron making complex
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Industry /Profession Iron
 
Era  1742-1883
 
New or Updated:    4/15/2004

Pennsylvania
New Alexandria
Virtual Museum of Coal Mining in Western Pennsylvania
Address
New Alexandria PA
Phone
Web Site http://theoldminer.virtualave.net/index.html
Description mines and coal patches
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Industry Profession Mining

  PA
 
Patton
 
Seldom Seen Tourist Coal Mine
 
PO Box 83
 
Patton              PA    16668    
 
Phone   814 674-8939
 
Web Site  http://www.seldomseenmine.com
 
Description  underground tour of actual gold mine
 
Type of Resource   Activity
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type   Mine
 
Collection A-F Mining
 
New or Updated:   12/5/2003

  Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Paley Design Center
Address
Philadelphia PA
Phone
Web Site www.philcol.edu/paley/index.html
Description textiles - over 1 1/2 millions items in collection
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Industry Profession Textiles
Research or Reading Research Collection

 

  Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Shoe Museum
Temple U School of Podiatric Medicine
Philadelphia PA
Phone 215 625-5243
Web Site www.pcpm.edu/sjpe,mus.edu
Description over 200 pairs of shoes, by appointment only
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Collection N-Z Shoes
 
  Pennsylvania
Rices Landing
W A Young Machine Shop & Foundry
Address
Rices Landing PA
Phone 724 966-2416
Alt Phone  724 627-3204
Web Site http://www.greenepa.net/~museum/MachineShop.html
E-mail mailto:yeandme@hhs.net
Description belt-powered machine shop & foundry
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Era 1900
Owner/Operator: Greene County Historical Society
 
  Pennsylvania
Saegerstown
Pioneer Steam and Gas Engine Society
MAIL: 26 East Street, Columbus PA
Saegerstown PA 16405
Phone 814 663-1291
Web Site www.little-mountain.com/pioneer/
E-mail mailto:davidg@tbscc.com
Description primary activity is annual Oil Field Engine & John Deere Equipment Show
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: Industrial
Nature of Group or Site Association
Collection A-F Engines
 
    PA
 
Scottsdale
 
West Overton Museums
 
Overholt Drive
 
Scottsdale   PA   15683 
 
Phone   724 887-7910
 
Web Site  http://westovertonmuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:womuseum@westol.com
 
Description  Overholt Homestead, Distillery, Museum, birthplace of Henry Clay Frick in 19th                     century rural industrial complex
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Industry /Profession Beverage
 
New or Updated:    5/20/2004
  Pennsylvania
Scranton
Anthracite Heritage Museum
RR1 Box Bald Mountain
Scranton PA 18504
Phone
570 963-4804
Alt Phone 570 963-3208
Web Site www.180022welcome.com
Description artifacts, images, sound & video of coal region life, park of McDade Park complex
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry /Profession Mining

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

 
  Pennsylvania
Titusville
Drake Well Museum
1 Museum Road
Titusville PA 15301
Phone
724 228-9256
Web Site
www.usachoice.net/drakewell/
Description Operating trolleys
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial

Pennsylvania
Washington
National Duncan Glass Museum
525 Jefferson Avenue
Washington PA 15301
Phone 724 225-9950
Web Site http://www.duncan-glass.com/Lobby.htm
Alt Web http://www.trinitypride.k12.pa.us/Grants/Grassroots/duncanmiller/Info_Events.htm
Description dedicated to Duncan and Miller Glass Company 1872-1955
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Collection G-M Glass
Era 1872-1955

  PA
 
Wilkes Barre
 
Luzerne County Museum
  
69 South Franklin Street
 
Wilkes Barre      PA           18701    
 
Phone   570 822-1727
 
Web Site  http://www.luzernecountyhistory.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:museum@luzernecountyhistory.com
 
Description  built as museum in 1893
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
Group Identity   Native American
 
New or Updated:    4/20/2004

 

  RI

  Woonsocket

  Museum of Work & Culture

  42 South Main Street

  Woonsocket  RI   02895    

  Phone   401 769-9675

  Web Site  http://www.rihs.org/Museums.html

  E-mail     mailto:aconway@rihs.org

  Description  French Canadian experience moving to early industrial US --

                    Quebecois farmhouse, textile mill shop floor, apartment house, school,

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type   Mill

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  New or Updated:  2/21/2006

 

  SC

  Pickens

  South Carolina Gold Museum

  Address

  Pickens  SC

  Web Site

  Description  unable to find current information SEP 2006

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Mining

  New or Updated:  9/8/2006

 
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