News from around the Sites

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PHMC sites offer so many wonderful activities that they are often in the paper! Here are a just a few of the articles written recently about our sites.


Railroad Buffs Still Make Tracks to Strasburg – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Hurry, hurry, step right up: Drake Day Circus rolls into town, next weekend – The Titusville Herald

Somerset Historical Center offers unique program to students – Daily American

Mountain Craft Days at the Somerset Historical Center

Ticket to hanging an eerie relic in western Pennsylvania – Lancaster Online

Canadian Takes Top Time – The Titusville Herald

Antique Toolbox: What’s our mystery tool for July? – Lancaster Online

Annual boot camp teaches value of teamwork, offers physical challenges to children – Centre Daily Times

Kaleidoscope: Great time at Steel City Museums – Aurora Advocate

Tickets on sale for two popular Railroad Museum events – Lancaster Online


As a member of the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation you can visit all 23 Trails of History sites for a a year free! Plus, receive the award-winning Pennsylvania Heritage magazine. Individual memberships are $50.00, good for free general admission to PHMC historical sites and museum for one person or a family membership is $70.00, good for free general admission to PHMC sites and museums for two (2) adults and all children or grandchildren under age 18 (some special events at PHMC sites require an additional fee). What are you waiting for? Join us today!




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Membership to the Pennsylvania Heritage Society does so many wonderful things!

  • Provides you and your family with an outstanding source of Pennsylvania History through the 24 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s sites throughout the Commonwealth;
  • Provides you with the award-winning Pennsylvania Heritage magazine quarterly which goes in-depth with articles about Pennsylvania history;
  • Provides you with free or discounted admission and gift shop discounts at 200+ museums nationwide through the Time Travelers program.