History & Heritage

History & Heritage

Historic Millersburg Ferry Reopens

June 19, 2020September 30, 2020 | History & Heritage

Nestled in the mountains of central Pennsylvania, just along the Susquehanna River, lies the last known wooden double stern-wheel paddle boats still in operation in the United States: the Millersburg Ferry Boats. With a fleet of two boats, The Roaring Bull V and The Falcon III, the Millersburg Ferry Boats are the only ferries still in service along the whole 464-mile-long Susquehanna River.

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Motorcycle Exhibit at the Taber Museum

July 04, 2020August 02, 2020 | History & Heritage

The Taber Museum has reopened and invites you to their summer exhibit. Vintage Motorcycles to be Exhibited at the Taber Museum An 18-month calendar of Vintage Motorcycles, poster, and a recreated catalogue are available for purchase to benefit the museum.

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Danville Heritage Festival (Now ONLINE)

July 13, 2020July 18, 2020 | History & Heritage

The Danville Heritage Festival will still take place this July, but in a mostly online format to protect the well-being of our friends and neighbors. Festival organizers have been working to create videos, essays, and other content to celebrate our community’s history and we are excited to announce the planned 2020 Danville Heritage Festival schedule for the week of July 13-18. The content can be viewed on the Heritage Festival Facebook page

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Oxygen Day at Joseph Priestley House Museum

August 02, 2020 | History & Heritage

Priestley House Museum is the American home of English scientist, theologian, educator and political progressive who is celebrated as the discoverer of oxygen. The Visitor Center will be open from 1-4 pm for tours and chemistry demonstrations at 1:30 and 2:30 pm in the Pond Building.

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