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.
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. This is a must-see attraction.
The GHC Headquarters houses many historical and rare Groundhog Club, Groundhog Day, and Punxsutawney Phil items. A must-see location! Free to the public! Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
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.
The Jefferson County History Center offers research facilities, exhibits, public programs, publications, and gift items related to Jefferson County. Open Wednesday-Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
2019fri24may(may 24)7:00 pmsun26(may 26)10:00 pmFeaturedCook Forest Living History Weekend7:00 pm - 10:00 pm (26) EST Cook Forest State Park Office, Rt 36, Cooksburg, PACounties:Cook ForestCategory:Featured,History & Heritage,Holiday
2019sat01jun10:00 amsun02(jun 2)5:00 pmFeaturedSawmill Center Herb & Fiber Festival10:00 am - 5:00 pm (2) EST Sawmill Center for the Arts, 140 Theatre Lane, Cooksburg, PACounties:Clarion,Cook ForestCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured
2019thu13jun(jun 13)7:00 amsat15(jun 15)8:00 pmFeaturedCoolspring Power Museum Exposition and Flea Market7:00 am - 8:00 pm (15) est Coolspring Power Museum, 179 Coolspring Rd, Coolspring, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured,History & Heritage
2019sun30jun(jun 30)12:00 pmsat06jul(jul 6)11:00 pmFeaturedWolf's Corners Fair12:00 pm - (july 6) 11:00 pm EST Wolf's Corner Fairgrounds, 2612 Lake Lucy Road, Tionesta, PACounties:Clarion,ForestCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Holiday