Trails of History

In Pennsylvania, all roads lead to history.

To help find your path, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) has blazed several special-interest trails leading to some of Pennsylvania’s most historic sites. We invite you to explore one site at a time, travel an entire trail, or create your own road trip to Pennsylvania’s past.

No matter whether you choose one of our classic trails, a trail based on PHMC’s annual themes, or if you blaze your own, we’re sure it will lead you to experience and embrace the people, places, and events that make Pennsylvania so special.

History is just ahead! With over 300 years of American history at your fingertips, which trail will YOU take? Follow Pennsylvania Trails of History through our nation’s farming, industrial, military and community roots. Jump in the car, fill the tank and spend a day traveling back through the centuries. Plan your journey today!