• Schuylkill River

    Schuylkill River Valley

    National Heritage Area Pennsylvania

Revolutionary River

The Schuylkill River Heritage Area is the birthplace of the movements that shaped the nation, fueled its growth, and reclaimed its future. It was along the banks of this river and its tributaries that the American, Industrial, and Environmental Revolutions were born. Explore the stories, visit the places, and experience the region’s vitality by visiting the Schuylkill River Heritage Area.

Did You Know?

Boone Homestead, Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone, American pioneer and wilderness scout, born Nov. 2, 1734, spent the first 16 years of his life on the Boone Homestead near Baumstown in Berks County.