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Valleys of the Susquehanna
Valleys of the Susquehanna 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 Military Museum
Through its displays and exhibits, the Pennsylvania Military Museum comprehensively illustrates the military history of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and its citizens from the French and Indian War up to Desert Storm. The museum honors not war, but the men and women who fought in the defense of freedom. The park surrounding the museum is known as the 28th Division Shrine, commemorating the achievements of America's oldest Army division of modern composition, Pennsylvania's 28th. Visit our website for more information on upcoming events and tours. Learn More...(this link
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Joseph Priestley House
Joseph Priestley House was the American home of Joseph Priestley, an English theologian, scientist, natural philosopher, teacher, linguist, historian and central figure of the Anglo-American enlightenment.

A rural Georgian manor home built in Northumberland County in 1794 by Priestley, the house holds what may be the first scientific research laboratory in the United States. It was in this laboratory, designed by Priestley, where carbon monoxide was first described. Priestley lived in the home until his death in 1804. It is furnished with authentic period objects, as well as exhibits presenting Priestley's accomplishments and varied interests. Learn More...(this link
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