If you have been following the PA SHPO Blog, then you have probably read about the Metal Truss Bridge Management Plan (Management Plan) and the ongoing effort by PennDOT and the PA SHPO to preserve historic metal truss bridges whenever … Continue reading →
One hundred years ago, the clapper of the Justice Bell was unchained for the first time so that it could ring out in jubilation to celebrate the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote.
Pennsylvania’s communities are filled with special and meaningful historic places and spaces that add value to our lives and offer comfort and stability during these challenging times. Now more than ever, it is important to stay connected to our communities. … Continue reading →
The Keystone Theatre’s history has been long and illustrious, highs and lows aside. The Keystone has the distinction of being the longest continuously operating theatre in NE Pennsylvania at 131 years of age. Her champions have been all of those who … Continue reading →
Great news for fans of Pennsylvania’s beloved blue and gold markers – there are going to be more of them soon! At the March 9th meeting, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission recently approved 23 new historical markers. Many of … Continue reading →
Along the many rivers and creeks, and in the numerous hills and valleys, visitors to the northern tier of Pennsylvania will find truly unique communities and landscapes. This region is home to some of the most beautiful and interesting collections of Early Republic and Greek Revival architecture found in Pennsylvania, not to mention the scenic vistas that are seemingly around every bend. Continue reading →