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August 14, 2017

A Historical Road Trip Along Pennsylvania’s National Road

It’s a traveling shame to equate the notion of travel to the act of visiting far off places alone and neglecting the opportunities on home territory. […]
August 14, 2017

National Road Heritage Corridor announces Mini-Grant Funding Opportunity

Press  Release National Road Heritage Corridor announces Mini-Grant Funding Opportunity For immediate release:  Thursday, 28 January, 2016, Uniontown, PA – The National Road Heritage Corridor (NRHC) […]
August 14, 2017

Chasing Waterfalls at Ohiopyle with Photographer Rusty Glessner

Chasing Waterfalls at Ohiopyle with Photographer Rusty Glessner Whoever said don’t go chasing waterfalls must not have seen Rusty Glessner’s photography. He’s a Pennsylvania native who’s […]
August 14, 2017

Shop Local in the Heart of Scenery Hill

Traveling along Pennsylvania’s National Road wouldn’t be nearly as fulfilling without a pit stop at the shops in the heart of Scenery Hill. The village is […]
August 15, 2017

Spectacular Lodging along PA’s National Road

There is only one true way to travel the Historic National Road in Pennsylvania — and that is with ease. With over 90 miles to explore […]
August 15, 2017

The Steamboats of Brownsville

The Monongahela River has served as a gateway to the west in the United States since the dawn of the New World. This river is the […]
August 15, 2017

National Road History: The Vagabond Camping Trips

The National Road has served as the site of countless important historical events. Some of the most unique were what are referred to as the “Vagabond” […]
August 15, 2017

America’s Road to Revolution: The Jumonville Affair, Part 2

Tensions were high in the spring of 1754. Rival claims to the vast territory between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi approached a climax between the […]
August 15, 2017

America’s Road to Revolution: The Jumonville Affair, Part 1

The Historic National Road Corridor is located in an area of southwestern Pennsylvania where arguably some of the most important revolutionary events in U.S. history occurred […]
August 15, 2017

Family Activities Along the National Road

Photo Courtesy: River Town Program   School is finally out for the summer! This season is a great time for kids and teens to enjoy time […]
August 15, 2017

How to Support Tourism in Your Community

While living in the keystone state might make you forget the natural beauty and fascinating history that surrounds us in Pennsylvania, to visitors our rich, multifaceted […]
August 15, 2017

4 Places to Visit in PA This Spring Along the National Road

Spring is the perfect season to explore the magnificent beauty of the great outdoors. The rolling hills and mountains in southwestern Pennsylvania create some of the […]
August 15, 2017

River Towns: How the Three Rivers Transformed Western Pennsylvania

Rivers have always been the lifeblood of civilization. The three rivers in western Pennsylvania are no different. These rivers are the reason the city of Pittsburgh […]
August 15, 2017

Building the Sheepskin Trail

The National Road Heritage Corridor’s work includes efforts to develop a rich tourism infrastructure that will support the growth and sustainability of that industry, a strong […]