Resources for Visitors
Battlefields, Underground Railroad stops, Civil War Trails and museums galore! Pennsylvania’s unique and varied regions offer a wealth of fascinating attractions and historic sites for an enlightening and exciting Civil War adventure.
So what are you waiting for? Plan your trip to Pennsylvania now!
The Engine of War
Pittsburgh & Its Countryside
Providing everything from steamboats to cannons to war heroes, the “Iron City” and its surroundings were crucial suppliers to the Union Cause.
The Home Front
The Alleghenies & Valleys of the Susquehanna
Learn about civilian life during the Civil War, hear the stories of its courageous victims and find out how a secret meeting helped turn the tide for the Union cause.
Gettysburg & Beyond
If you listen closely, you can almost hear the roar of cannons in this fateful corner of Pennsylvania. Learn about the big battles, the small sacrifices and everything in between.
A Second Revolution
Philadelphia & the Countryside
America was born, tested and transformed in Philadelphia. Learn how the region overcame Southern sympathies to become a Union stronghold and a leading center of political freedom.
The Keystone State
Plan your trip to Pennsylvania with the Commonwealth’s official tourism site and discover the roots of our nation’s heritage.
Where the Stories
Civil War Trails
Walk in the footsteps of the soldiers and citizens who forged a stronger nation. Discover the Civil War where it happened on this journey through Dutch Country Roads.