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Historic National Road Park

Phone: (765)-478-3172 Email: inra@historiclandmarks.org Distance: 3.05 miles

The Historic National Road was the nation's first federally funded interstate highway. It opened the nation to the west and became a corridor for the movement of goods and people. Today, visitors experience a physical timeline, including classic inns, tollhouses, diners, and motels that trace 200 years of American history.

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Historic National Road - Maryland Park

Phone: (410)-767-3400 Distance: 3.05 miles

The Historic National Road stands for adventure, freedom and exploration. A ribbon of roadway from the Chesapeake Bay to the mighty Allegheny Mountains, it is the road that built the nation. Today, you can experience more than 300 years of American culture, including inns, tollhouses, taverns, theaters, parks, and shops along the byway.

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Historic National Road - Pennsylvania Park

Phone: (724)-437-9877 Email: donnah@nationalroadpa.org Distance: 3.05 miles

The Historic National Road is the Nation's first federally funded highway. Opening westward expansion, it became a transportation corridor for goods and people, creating the great cultural diversity we treasure. Visitors experience a physical timeline -- classic inns, toll houses, diners, and motels that trace 200 years of American history.

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Jennings Randolph Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-355-2346 Distance: 12.97 miles

Jennings Randolph Lake provides opportunities for outdoor recreation including camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, boating, water skiing, kayaking, eagle watching and hunting spread over 4,500 acres of land and water.

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Youghiogheny River Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (814)-395-3242 Distance: 24.96 miles

In the heart of the Laurel Highlands and spanning the Mason-Dixon line between Pennsylvania and Maryland lays Youghiogheny River Lake. Boaters consider Youghiogheny River Lake, with its 16-mile length and channels up to one-half mile wide, the best powerboat and water-skiing lake in southwestern Pennsylvania. The tail waters of the dam are one of the few in Pennsylvania open for trout fishing yea...

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Flight 93 National Memorial Park

Rank: 157 Email: Chris_Brown@nps.gov Distance: 26.17 miles

On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, the U.S. came under attack when four commercial airliners were hijacked and used to strike targets on the ground. Nearly 3,000 people tragically lost their lives. Because of the actions of the 40 passengers and crew aboard one of the planes, Flight 93, the attack on the U.S. Capitol was thwarted.

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Fort Necessity National Battlefield Park

Rank: 188 2 Activites Email: mary_jane_mcfadden@nps.gov Distance: 36.19 miles

The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the French and Indian War. This war was a clash of British, French and American Indian cultures. It ended with the removal of French power from North America. The stage was set for the American Revolution.

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Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (304)-866-3858 Email: fw5rw_cvnwr@fws.gov Distance: 48.94 miles

Canaan Valley, at an altitude of 3,200 feet, is 14 miles long and 3 miles wide, and the highest valley of its size east of the Rocky Mountains. Climate and habitats are typical of areas much further north, and the plants and animals are unusual for the latitude. Many Valley species are at or near the southernmost edge of their ranges. Drained by the Blackwater River and its tributaries, Canaan ...

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Loyalhanna Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (724)-639-9013 Distance: 49.14 miles

Set in an area of rugged, unspoiled scenery. From Saltsburg, 3/4 mi S on PA 981.

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Johnstown Flood National Memorial Park

Rank: 214 1 Activites Phone: (814)-495-4643 Email: Nathan_Koozer@nps.gov Distance: 49.56 miles

The South Fork dam failed on Friday, May 31, 1889 and unleashed 20,000,000 tons of water that devastated Johnstown, PA. The flood killed 2,209 people but it brought the nation and the world together to aid the "Johnstown sufferers." The story of the Johnstown Flood reminds us all, "...that we must leave nothing undone for the preservation and protection of our brother men."

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Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

Rank: 222 1 Activites Email: Nathan_Koozer@nps.gov Distance: 50.19 miles

The first railroad to circumvent the Allegheny Mountains, the Allegheny Portage Railroad was the finishing piece of the Pennsylvania Mainline Canal. "The Portage," opened in 1834, marking the first time that there was one, direct route between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. All things to all people, it served merchants, passengers, slaves in pursuit of freedom, and soldiers from the Mexican War.

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Dolly Sods Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 50.59 miles

The Dolly Sods Wilderness now contains a total of 17,371 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 1975 the Dolly Sods Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of...

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Gray's Landing Locks And Dam National Park

1 Activites Phone: (724)-583-8304 Email: GraysLanding@usace.army.mil Distance: 52.65 miles

Grays Landing Lock and Dam replaced Lock and Dam 7. It consists of one lock chamber and a fixed-crest dam.

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Friendship Hill National Historic Site

Rank: 294 3 Activites Email: kitty_seifert@nps.gov Distance: 52.90 miles

Albert Gallatin is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations. In that time he reduced the national debt, purchased the Louisiana Territory and funded the Lewis & Clark exploration. Gallatin's accomplishments and contributions are highlighted at Friendship Hill, his restored country estate.

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Morgantown Lock And Dam - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (304)-292-1885 Distance: 53.76 miles

Completed in 1950, this dam on the Monongahela River provides a 9-ft navigable channel to Hildebrand Lock & Dam.

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Point Marion Lock And Dam - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (724)-725-5289 Distance: 53.99 miles

These structures provide a navigation channel for commercial and recreation traffic on the Monongahela River from Pittsburgh to the Opekiska Lock & Dam and Morgantown, WV. From Pittsburgh, follow PA 837 S to observe life on the "Mon" River.

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Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park

Email: eric_campbell@nps.gov Distance: 55.28 miles

The Shenandoah Valley invites you to learn about its rich heritage, from Native Americans who first shaped the land, to pioneers of this frontier; this fertile area became one of the most important wheat producing regions of the entire South. The Valley also witnessed some of the most dramatic events of the Civil War,including the Battle of Cedar Creek, a decisive October 19,1864 Union victory.

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Hildebrand Lock And Dam - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (304)-983-2300 Email: Hildebrand@usace.army.mil Distance: 56.89 miles

The Hildebrand Lock And Dam on the upper Monongahela River has a short pool that provides a scenic boat trip in both summer and fall, but no access by car.

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Otter Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 57.30 miles

The Otter Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 20,698 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 1975 the Otter Creek Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age ...

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Monongahela River - Maxwell Pool National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-785-5027 Distance: 58.40 miles

This dam provides a 24-mile pool, ideal for recreational boating, and receives more recreational use than any other on the Monongahela.

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Monongahela River - Opekiska Pool National Park

2 Activites Phone: (304)-366-4224 Distance: 59.04 miles

Provides a pool that winds through the beautiful West Virginia mountains to Fairmont where the West Fork and Tygart Rivers join to form the Monogahela

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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

Rank: 9 9 Activites Email: choh_information@nps.gov Distance: 59.59 miles

Preserving America's early transportation history, the C&O Canal began as a dream of passage to Western wealth. Operating for nearly 100 years the canal was a lifeline for communities along the Potomac River as coal, lumber and agricultural products floated down the waterway to market. Today it endures as a pathway for discovering historical, natural and recreational treasures!

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Conemaugh River Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (724)-459-7240 Distance: 61.26 miles

An unusual endowment of cultural resources attract visitors to Conemaugh Dam. Adjacent to the Dam site Recreation Area, historical development is currently underway with the construction of the Trail of Transportation History and the Tunnel view Historic Site. The riverside trail follows the towpath that runs along the Main Line Canal that once connected Philadelphia with Pittsburgh (1834 ? 1854...

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Locks And Dam 4 - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-684-8442 Email: Monongahela4@usace.army.mil Distance: 61.67 miles

Lock and Dam 4 is one of nine navigation structures which provide for year-round navigation on the Monongahela River between Pittsburgh, Pa. and Fairmont, West Virginia. It maintains a pool for 19.7 miles upstream to Maxwell Lock and Dam just south of Brownsville, PA. Lock and Dam 4 is located at river mile 41.5 at the city of Charleroi, Pa. The lock chambers and operations buildings are situate...

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Path Of Progress National Heritage Tour Route Park

Phone: (814)-696-9380 Email: info@westsylvania.org Distance: 61.86 miles

The Path of Progress is a 500 mile driving route which winds through the hills and valleys of nine scenic southwestern Pennsylvania counties linking key historical sites and diverse points of interest. A distinct portrait of the combined industrial, cultural, and economic heritage of the area is revealed by traveling all or portions of the route.

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