Historical Attractions & Museums

The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region consists of five distinct counties, each proudly displaying their rich heritage and history. The region boasts many historical attractions and museums that offer visitors plenty of opportunities to take a step back in time.

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Play golf on the oldest continuously running course in USA. Visit the American Golf Hall of Fame and the Hickory Stick Pub.

On February 2nd, thousands of people from all around the world wait with the Groundhog Club Inner Circle for daybreak and Phil's official prognostication. Open year round. New Visitor Center is a must-see attraction.

A collection of more than 70 antique and classic cars, from the early 1900s to modern specialty cars, plus more than 700 trophy game mounts from around the world.

The GHC Headquarters houses many historical and rare Groundhog Club, Groundhog Day, and Punxsutawney Phil items. A must-see location and free to the public. Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cold-blast charcoal stone furnace and iron works built in 1845 with eight-foot bosh 32 feet high. Originally called "Hieland" or "Highland" in Scottish.

14 stops over a 1/2-mile section of downtown with interpretive signage panels featuring historic locations, topics, and people that helped shape the town.

Historical artifacts and genealogy dating to the community's founding. The German Catholic Brotherhood founded one of Pennsylvania's first German settlements, St. Marien Stadt, in 1842.

Educational historic panels on design elements of the 1934 bridge, river history, Seneca Nation, archeological discoveries, and endangered mussels relocation, along with a piece of the original bridge.

Built in Italianate style in 1869 for $86,413. Clock tower is the focal point of Brookville's landscape and can be lighted during special events.

The Jefferson County History Center offers research facilities, exhibits, public programs, publications, and gift items related to Jefferson County. Open Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

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november

2019wed20nov4:36 pm4:36 pmFeaturedSeason of Light4:36 pm - 4:36 pm EDT Clarion University - Planetarium, 61 Greenville AveCounties:ClarionCategory:Featured,Other Events

december

2019fri06dec(dec 6)10:00 amsat07(dec 7)5:00 pmFeaturedFestival of Trees10:00 am - 5:00 pm (7) EST Sawmill Center for the Arts, 140 Theatre Lane, Cooksburg, PACounties:Cook ForestCategory:Crafts & Markets,Featured,Holiday

2019fri06dec(dec 6)4:00 pmsun08(dec 8)11:00 pmFeaturedBrookville Victorian Christmas4:00 pm - 11:00 pm (8) EDT Brookville, Main StCounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured,History & Heritage

2019fri06dec7:00 pm8:00 pmFeaturedSeason of Light7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT Clarion University - Planetarium, 61 Greenville AveCounties:ClarionCategory:Other Events

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