Allegheny Portage Railroad Historic Site

110 Federal Park Rd, Gallitzin Township, PA 16641

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The Allegheny Portage Railroad opened in 1834, providing the first direct rail route between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. It has had many uses over the years, but today offers many special events and tours as a National Historic Site, and has many trails and places to explore such as the “Lemon House” and “Engine House #6”. This is of particular interest to kids, teachers and anyone who loves nature and history!

Posted in Historic Attractions, Historic Places & Sites in Pittsburgh and Things To Do Near Pittsburgh

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