Friday, October 1, 2010

ShareTweet The Allegheny Portage Railroad Museum is a national historic site in Pennsylvania.  A National Historic Site is much smaller than a national park but still often offers great (historic in this case) sights, hiking trails a visitor center with displays, a theater and artifacts.  The Allegheny Portage Railroad is located in Gallitzin, Pennsylvania on […]

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ShareTweet Fort Roberdeau is an historic fort in Blair County, Pennsylvania.  The actual fort was built in 1778 under the direction of General Daniel Roberdeau, a representative of the Second Continental Congress from Pennsylvania.  The fort was originally constructed to support and protect workers who were trying to open a lead mine to supply bullets […]