History and Social Studies

Featured Historical Tours

Battle of Hanover Wayside Markers

Visit the place encountered by General Robert Lee which caused his failed victory at Gettysburg. The self-guided walking tour features eighteen waysides located along Frederick Street and Broadway. 146 Carlisle St., Hanover PA, 17331. Tel: 717-637-6130. Cost: Free/Fee.... More Info

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Civil War Hauntings

240 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg PA 17325. 717-752-5588. When you choose to take a ghost walk with Civil War Hauntings you will have an experienced and talented guide in period dress. Gettysburg. Fee.

Ghost Tours of New Hope

P.O. Box 3354, Warminster, PA 18974. 215-343-5564. Follow a lantern-led "walk" along picturesque streets where you'll learn about the doings of such places as the towpath itself; or see the phantom Hitchhiker who may pass you in the moonlight. Fee.

Intercourse Pretzel Factory

3614 Old Philadelphia Pike, Intercourse, PA 17534. 717-768-3432. Students can learn what it takes to make a pretzel. Hours: Vary, pretzels made during July and August. Fee.

QVC Studio Tour

1200 Wilson Dr., West Chester, Pennsylvania 19380. 800-600-9900. Tour and see how QVC programs are brought to life on air. Fee.

The Crayola Factory

2 Rivers Landing, 30 Centre Sq., Easton, PA 18042. 610-515-8000. Experience more than a dozen hands-on activities and learn how Crayola Crayons® are made. Fee.