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.

Each June, take a walk back in time as British, Colonial, French, and American Indian re-enactors battle and portray lifestyles of the 18th century.

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.

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! Free to the public! Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Join us every February 2nd for Groundhog Day for Phil's prognostication, music, dancing, predawn fireworks, and much more. Gobbler's Knob is also open to the public year round.

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.

Events

february

2019sat23feb11:00 am4:00 pmFeaturedBowdish Model Train Exhibit11:00 am - 4:00 pm EST Jefferson County History Center, 176 Main St, Brookville, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Featured,History & Heritage

march

2019sat02mar7:00 pm9:00 pmFeaturedRoots & Boots Tour7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST St. Mary's High School, Carpin AuditoriumCounties:ElkCategory:Featured,Music

2019sun03mar2:00 pm4:30 pmFeaturedAlexander String Quartet Performs2:00 pm - 4:30 pm est Lincoln Hall, 42 S. Palmer StreetCounties:ClarionCategory:Featured,Music

2019sat09mar9:00 am4:00 pmFeaturedMilitary Collectibles Show9:00 am - 4:00 pm EST Jefferson County Fairgrounds 1514 Rt. 28N, BrookvilleCounties:JeffersonCategory:Featured,History & Heritage

2019fri15mar(mar 15)5:00 pmsat16(mar 16)12:00 amFeaturedClarion River Jam Bluegrass Festival5:00 pm - 12:00 am (16) EST Park Inn by Radisson, 45 Holiday Inn RdCounties:ClarionCategory:Featured,Music

2019sat30mar6:00 pm11:00 pmFeaturedIt's 5 O'Clock Somewhere6:00 pm - 11:00 pm est The Royal Inn, 17089 Boot Jack RdCounties:ElkCategory:Featured,Food & Wine,Music

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