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Pennsylvania's Historic Places
"Pennsylvania is often overlooked as a tourist destination; consequently, few good general guides to the state are currently available. Here is a guide to mostly state-owned historical properties. Several national parks such as Gettysburg and Valley Forge are also included. Well-written essays briefly sketch the site's importance in state history, and there is a descriptio ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published May 1st 2013 by Good Books
(first published July 28th 1989)
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Originally published in 1989, Ruth Seitz's "Pennsylvania's Historic Places" takes a look at 31 different historic sites in the Keystone state that not only transformed the history of Pennsylvania but also the US as a whole. From well known places such as Independence National Historic Park, Valley Forge & Gettysburg to lesser known places such as Bush Run, Cornwall Iron Furnace, & the Museum of Anthracite Mining Seitz covers each stop along the way with detail of photographs taken by her ...more