Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

A Union County Treasure

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Bounded by the scenic Susquehanna River and Bucknell University, Lewisburg’s heart resides in its charming downtown. The authentic, historic downtown commercial district and adjacent historic neighborhoods are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Rich in culture, the arts, and steeped in history, Lewisburg invites visitors to stroll tree-lined, lamp lit streets, browse distinctive shops, dine in one of many friendly restaurants or stay overnight in a comfortable bed and breakfast. 

What Do You Treasure about Lewisburg?

Discover Bucknell University's historic 450-acre campus, just a short walk from Downtown Lewisburg. Self-guided walking tours and an audio tour are available here.

Things to See and Do

  • Explore the Historic District of 18-19th-century buildings, including the Packwood House Museum.

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    Built as a log house in 1790, this house was converted in 1866 into the Federal style with wooden clapboard and a top floor addition. In 1892, Italianate details like window hoods were added and it was converted to a 3-family dwelling. John and Edith Fetherston purchased the home and restored it to a single-family home in 1936. The Fetherstons left their home and collections in a trust and the Packwood House Museum opened to the public in 1976. The museum offers guided tours and special gallery exhibits.

  • Shop more than 40 independent stores for stylish clothing and accessories, handcrafted jewelry and pottery, books, art supplies, quality toys, and more.

  • Savor the great food served at diverse local restaurants.

  • Go antiquing at Rollermills Antique Mall, Antiques at 221, Lewisburg Antique and Consignment Mall, Silver Moon Antique Mall and Flea Market, and the Street of Shops.

  • Buy fresh, local products at the year-round farmers market on Fairground Road on Wednesdays, and at the growers market on Fridays at Brookpark Farm (late spring to early fall).

  • See a movie in an art deco movie palace, The Campus Theatre, which experienced a major renovation in 2011.

  • Enjoy the Susquehanna River with Bic's Watersports and Outdoor Adventures, LLC  and a picnic lunch in Soldier's Park.

  • Experience Rural Heritage at the historic Dale/Engle/Walker House.

  • Explore the visual and performing arts at Bucknell's Samek Gallery and the Weis Center for Performing Arts.

  • Listen to live music at many downtown eateries, taverns, and cafes.

  • Cheer for the Bucknell Bison at sporting events.

  • Attend the Ice Festival in February, Arts Festival in April, July 4th Parade, Stroll Through the Arts in November, and Victorian Holiday Parade in December.

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