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Penn's Cave Hotel
Constructed by Daniel F. Luse of Centre
Hall for Jesse and Samuel Long.
The structure is classified on the National
Register of Historic Places as "a fine example
of late nineteenth century rural Pennsylvania
On This Spot was Mustered Co.A. 148th Regt. P.V.I. Aug 25th 1862. Original Company
Captain. Forester, Robert H.
First Lieutenants Bierly, Wesley W.; Spangler, Simon M.; Wolf, Simon S. Second Lieutenants Burkert, Erastus J.; Jones, Jared I.; Sh…
A prominent African American journalist, as editor at Billboard magazine, Jackson promoted black theater during the 1920s Harlem Renaissance. He later fostered African American business activities for the US Dept. of Commerce. He was born and rais…
The ironmaster's home was at Rock. Here also were the first forge, 1794, and a nail and slitting mill. A founder of Bellefonte; leader in Centre County affairs until his death in 1832
Honored by the Veterans of Centre County as a true patriot. In sunshine or rain, cold or snow, Lucinda with her flags walked to this station from Bald Eagle Valley to salute the departure of thousands of Centre Countians as they boarded the "…
Aaron Levy, a Jewish immigrant who founded this village in 1786, donated ground for Lutheran and Reformed congregations here and presented them with a pewter communion set. In remembrance of his generosity, 30,000 people gathered in Aaronsburg on …
What's a Nittany? The word Nittany is derived from the Algonquian word Nit-A-Nee meaning "single mountain." The original inhabitants of the area used Nit-A-Nee to describe the mountain, and it likely became corrupted to Nittany by the first Europe…
Welcome to Centre Furnace Mansion - birthplace of Penn State University and home of Centre County Historical Society.
In 1892 offered America's first collegiate instruction in ice cream manufacture. A program that has helped to make Penn State an international center for research in frozen confections. The original Creamery Bldg (1889) housed the nation's earlies…
To honor the seven governors who at one time lived, worked, and learned in Bellefonte.
William F. Packer