• The Gallatin House

    Friendship Hill

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Accessibility

There is a 200 yard walk up the hill from the parking lot to the Gallatin House. Visitors with difficulty walking, or with respiratory or heart problems, should use the handicap access road. This access is on the left of the main entrance before you reach the main parking area.

The handicap access road is not available for busses.

No public transportation is available to or in the Park.

Did You Know?

Albert Gallatin

Albert Gallatin was Secretary of Treasury from 1801 until 1814. He was offered the post again by President Madison in 1816. He declined because he thought the job required "an active young man." He felt this even more strongly in 1843, when at age 83, he was offered the post by President Tyler. More...