Historic Landmarks in Mercer County, PA
Take a peek into the past of Mercer County!

Take a trip back in time and discover Mercer County, PA’shistorical points of interest. Our history and heritage is reflected in our museums, homes, buildings, bridges, and memorials. We invite you to visit areas rich in history that showcase the past.

JAMESTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

724-932-3821
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405 Summit Street
Jamestown PA 16134

Sunday 1:00 pm –5:00 pm (seasonal and by appointment)

AVENUE OF FLAGS AND WAR ON TERROR VETERANS MEMORIAL

724-346-3818
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2619 E State St.
Hermitage PA 16148

Attached to the page of American History by the Iranian hostage crisis. View one of the largest display of American Flags flying anywhere in the world day or night.

BERINGER-CALDWELL ONE-ROOM SCHOOL MUSEUM

724-662-3490
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2159 Mercer Road (Highway 58)
Fredonia PA 16124

Preserved One-Room School Museum, Teachers Memorial Garden, various other attractions on the grounds

DR. FREDERICK RAISCH LOG CABIN

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Canal Lock by River
Sharpsville PA 16150

One-room pioneer era (1790-1810) log cabin

DR. JAMES MAGOFFIN HOUSE/ORVIS ANDERSON HOUSE

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119 South Pitt St.
Mercer PA 16137

Local History Research Library, Museum Galleries, Administrative Office

GREENVILLE CANAL MUSEUM

724-588-7540
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60 Alan Ave.
Greenville PA 16125

Inside the Canal Museum, visitors will find various artifacts and historical information from the canal era, including a replica of the Rufus S. Reed — a typical canal boat.

GREENVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY WAUGH HOUSE MUSEUM

724-588-3230
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23 W. Main St.
Greenville PA 16125

Waugh House Museum is an eight room 1826 Federal style house filled with artifacts, preserving the history of the Greenville area. Come visit Greenville’s oldest brick house. Summer hours: June 1- Aug. 31, weekends only. 1pm-5 pm. Free.

GREENVILLE RAILROAD MUSEUM

724-588-4009
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314 Main St.
Greenville PA 16125

(Seasonal June through September) The Greenville Railroad Park and Museum preserves artifacts and historical documents about the railroads. Kids will love climbing aboard a real train.

GROVE CITY AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

724-458-1798
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Grove City Area Historical Society
111 College Avenue, Box 764
Grove City, PA 16127

gcahs@zoominternet.net

Staffed solely by volunteers, the Grove City Area Historical Society is housed in the former historic Traveler’s Hotel and contains an extensive collection of area artifacts, a research library and local artists’ paintings. Genealogy services and seasonal speaker series are free to the public.

HELEN BLACK MILLER MEMORIAL CHAPEL

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119 South Pitt St.
Mercer PA 16137

The beautiful Helen Black Miller Chapel is located on the grounds of the Mercer County Historical Society headquarters in Mercer. Originally known as the Church of St. Edmund the Martyr and located on East Venango Street, the chapel was purchased by MCHS and moved to its current location in 1972. Dedicated to the memory of Helen Black Miller, whose life was devoted to the performance of vocal and instrumental music, the chapel is now available for rental for weddings, recitals, and other special occasions. It is also the home of the Mercer County Historical Society Chamber Players, who give free concerts in the chapel three times a year. Contact the MCHS office at 119 South Pitt Street or 724-662-3490 for more information on renting the chapel.

HERMITAGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

724-346-0419
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5465 E. State Street
Hermitage PA 16148

The Hermitage Historical Society is devoted to expanding the information made available to the public.

We are in charge of handling projects such as photographing old homes, tracing the genealogical trail of Hermitage, and even collecting nostalgic pictures that span from the beginning of the city’s beautiful existence. Check out our website for up-coming events at the Hermitage Historical Society.

HOURS: By appointment, April through December.

INDIAN GRAVEYARD AT CUSTALOGA TOWN BOY SCOUT CAMP

724-662-3490 for special tours.
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7 Boy Scout Ln
Carlton PA 16311

Location: Custaloga Town outside Millidgeville, Mercer County, PA Facilities: Indian Cemetery with sacred tree plantings by Seneca Indians. Contact: Mercer County Historical Society main office, 724-662-3490

KIDD’S MILL COVERED BRIDGE


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SR 4012 5 miles
S of Greenville,
PA (Reynolds Industrial Park Road)

Mercer County Bridge No. 1801 is on the National Register of Historic Places. This is Mercer County’s only remaining covered bridge. The bridge is located on Township Road 471, approximately one half-mile east of S.R. 18, in Pymatuning Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania. The bridge is situated in a rural area and spans the Shenango River. The structure was constructed in 1868 by the Smith Bridge Company of Tipp City, Ohio. Devised and patented in 1867 by Robert Smith, both tension and compression members were all wood. The Kidds Mill bridge is the only one of Smith’s patented bridges still standing east of Ohio.

MERCER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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119 S. Pitt St.
Mercer PA 16137

Dedicated to preserving and protecting the heritage of Mercer County. Free museum, research, geneology library and much more

RURAL LIFE MUSEUM AT MUNNELL RUN FARM

724-662-2242
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24 Avalon Ct., Suite 300
Mercer PA 16137

Display of items used on farms and in rural industries in the 19th and early 20th century.

SHARPSVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

724-962-9919
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131 N. Mercer Avenue
Sharpsville PA 16150

The purpose of the society is the collecting of data dealing with the early history of the Sharpsville area, the acquisition and preservation of documents, records, relics, and memorabilia having to do with pioneer days, the encouragement of local historical research and education, the investigation and preservation of historical sites, and publication of papers and articles treating events and persons connected with the Sharpsville area’s history.

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