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Pocono Mountains/Endless Mountains Region Trail of History Attractions

Pennsylvania's Trail of History is comprised of historic sites and museums across the Commonwealth that are operated by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. These attractions bring history to life for the enjoyment of all ages. The following attraction or attractions represent where the Trail of History passes through this region.

Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum
The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum helps the visitor to understand and appreciate the rich religious and ethnic heritage of the anthracite coal region. Museum features effect of industry on economic and social development of the region as well as how parallel escalation of several industries influenced the area's growth and decline. Learn More...(this link
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Eckley Miners Village
A 19th century coal-mining town, one of the first company-planned and owned anthracite communities. Eckley Miners Village is little changed since it first bustled with activity. The life of the miner and his family is shown through their houses, stores and churches. Learn More...(this link
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Scranton Iron Furnaces
Located within a four acre section of park, you'll find remnants of Scranton Iron Furnaces built between 1848 and 1857. Exhibit panels tell the important story of this industy and of people whose lives revolved around it. Learn More...(this link
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Museum of Anthracite Mining at Ashland
The Museum of Anthracite Mining exhibits how coal was mined in northeastern Pennsylvania in the 19th and 20th centuries. Nearby you can descend into the Pioneer Tunnel, a privately owned non-profit mine tour, to experience the real thing. Learn More...(this link
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