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  Pennsylvania
  Greensburg
 
Old Hanna's Town
 
951 Old Salem Road
 
Greensburg  PA  15601  
 
Phone   724 836-1800
 
Web Site  http://www.starofthewest.org/html/hanna.html
 
E-mail  history@wchspa.com
 
Description  Revolutionary-era town, first courthouse west of the Alleghenies
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Village
 
Kind of Activity   Living History
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Owner/Operator:  Westmoreland County Historical Society
 
New or Updated:   1/20/2004

Harmony
Harmony Museum
218 Mercer Street
Harmony PA 16037
Phone 724 452-7341
Web Site http://members.tripod.com/harmonymuseum/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Communal

Pennsylvania

  Harrisburg

  State Museum of Pennsylvania

  300 North Street

  Harrisburg  PA  17120    

  Phone  717 787-4980

  Web Site http://www.statemuseumpa.org/

  Description  official state museum on four floors with archaeology, minerals,

                    painting, decorative arts, technology &  industry, military

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History
   Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  New or Updated:  3/8/2007

  Hershey
 
Derry Township Historical Society
 
42 Northeast Drive
 
Hershey  PA  17033    
 
Phone   717 520-0748
 
Web Site  http://www.hersheyhistory.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@hersheyhistory.com
 
Description  history of town made famous by chocolate
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:   1/20/2004

Pennsylvania
Hershey
Hershey Museum
170 West Hershey Park Drive
Hershey PA 17033
Phone 717 534-3439
Web Site www.hershey-museum.microserve.net
Description museum of famous chocolate maker, with collections he assembled
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Group Identity Native American

  Howard
 
Curtin Village
 
251 Curtin Village Road
 
Howard  PA   16841
 
Phone   814 355-1982
 
Web Site  http://www.boggstownship.org/cv.html
 
Description  iron furnace community
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Village
 
Building Type   Mill
 
Era  1848
 
New or Updated:  1/29/2004

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