• National Heritage Area

    Path of Progress

    National Heritage Tour Route Pennsylvania

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Many chapters of America's heritage story were written along the Path of Progress as primitive paths became roads, creeks became canals, and the need for speed saw the advent of the steam locomotive and rail system. Battles were waged, floods endured, and the skills and determination of our people transformed the region into a significant American industrial center. more...

Did You Know?

Flight 93 Memorial

The first battle on terrorism was won along the Path of Progress? Flight 93 came to its final resting place in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. More...