Historic Sites & Museums

Historic Sites Fort LigonierA trip the Laurel Highlands wouldn't be complete without spending some time experiencing the rich history & heritage of our region. We have a wide range of museums & heritage sites that will educate and enthrall you with stories of our own American History, development of the railroad and coal industries and the heroics of the Quecreek mine rescue and, of course, the passengers and crew of Flight 93.

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Explore the museum and original historic site featuring wagons and cannons reproduced from 1758. See George Washington's pistols …More info

Explore life on the western frontier during the Revolutionary War and the roots of American justice.…More info

Visit BARC’s Heritage Museum & Visitor Center located in the historic Flatiron Building (ca. 1830)—once home to Brownsville’s …More info

A great achievement in early travel, the Allegheny Portage Railroad was built between 1831-1834 to cross the Allegheny Mountains.…More info

Emphasizing revitalization through conservation, the Main Line Canal Corridor ™ tells the heritage-rich stories of Western …More info

Visit our Festival of Lights and tour this "National Register of Historic Places" home decorated for the holidays and filled with …More info

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Pennsylvania’s only recognized Native American battlefield. Discover the battle that saved Fort Pitt in 1763.…More info

A friendly resource of information encompassing parts of Westmoreland, Fayette, and Somerset Counties in Southwestern …More info

Explore the rich history and heritage of the coal and coke industries in Southwestern Pennsylvania.…More info

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