• National Heritage Area

    Path of Progress

    National Heritage Tour Route Pennsylvania

Plan Your Visit

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?

Gravity Hill

Have you ever wanted to defy gravity? You can do it in Bedford County, PA. Cars roll uphill and water flows the wrong way. Is it an optical illusion or gravity gone haywire? You decide. More...