History and Social Studies

Featured Historic Figures

Eisenhower National Historic Site

View an important and often-overlooked piece of state history! The home where Eisenhower lived before and after his presidency, and the site where many important Cold War era meetings took place. 243 Eisenhower Farm Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325. Tel: 717-334-1124. Cost: Free.... More Info

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1491 Mill Run Rd., Mill Run, PA 15464. 724-329-8501. Participate in hands-on interactive programs and learn from discussions about the house, Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture and the integration of the house with its beautiful natural landscape. Fee.

LeMoyne House

Groups can tour the house, which is filled with artifacts, and the western hemisphere’s first crematory, built by Francis Julius LeMoyne. 49 E Maiden St, Washington, PA 15301. Tel: 724-225-6740. Cost: Fee.

The Rachel Carson Homestead

613 Marion Avenue, Box 46, Springdale, PA 15144. 724-274-5459. Home to Rachel Carson, a renowned author of Silent Spring and ecologist who resided in this historical home. Suggested Donation.