Trailheads Rec Room - Collections Gallery

This is a page to share posts highlighting the vast array of collections held at Trails of History sites and museums, as well as the Pennsylvania State Archives. Many of the items shared are not currently (or regularly) on exhibit to the public, so it's a great way to see more. Check back for updates and additions. If you enjoy exploring our collections online, be sure to visit the PHMC's Museum Collections portal or the PA State Archives online research page.

Anthracite Heritage Museum (AHM Facebook page)


Bushy Run Battlefield (BRB Facebook page)


Conrad Weiser Homestead (CWH Facebook page)

On September 1, 2020, the Conrad Weiser Memorial Park turned 92 years old. This is a badge worn by a committee member at the dedication in 1928. Courtesy of Jacob Mays family.

Posted by Conrad Weiser Homestead on Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Cornwall Iron Furnace (CIF Facebook page)


Drake Well Museum and Park (DWM&P Facebook page)

Eckley Miners' Village (EMV Facebook page)

Ephrata Cloister (EC Facebook page)


Erie Maritime Museum and U.S. Brig Niagara (EMM Facebook page)


Fort Pitt Museum (FP Facebook page)


Hope Lodge (HL Facebook page)

⏰ Did you remember to set your clocks forward? This 8-day tall case clock found in the Morris Parlor was made c. 1750 by...

Posted by Historic Hope Lodge on Sunday, March 14, 2021

Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum (LVVFM Facebook page)


Old Economy Village (OEV Facebook page)

From the Museum Educator: For those of you who have toured Old Economy Village, you may have noticed an interesting...

Posted by Old Economy Village on Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Pennsbury Manor (PM Facebook page)


Pennsylvania Lumber Museum (PLM Facebook page)

109 years ago this week, the Austin Dam broke.

Posted by Pennsylvania Lumber Museum on Saturday, October 3, 2020

Pennsylvania Military Museum (PMM Facebook page)


Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania (RMP Facebook page)


The State Museum of Pennsylvania (SMP Facebook page)