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Pennsylvania Civil War 150

Pennsylvania Civil War 150


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

    Country Roads

    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
    Hit Home

    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.

  • Roads Less Traveled

    PA Trails of History

    Strong with industrial might, famous for military battles and beautified by historic homes and rural farms, the Keystone State abounds with great tales of history. Uncover Pennsylvania’s historical treasures on these specially crafted trails.

Events Calendar

Want to learn more about The Civil War? Find an event near you.

Experience the Civil War

Get personal with the Civil War. Hear the Gettysburg Address, see Civil War artifacts and navigate the timeline and map.