In the small town of Ashland, Pennsylvania, Route 61 takes an unexplained detour; a “Keep Out” sign straddles the original highway. Ignore the warning and you'll arrive in the abandoned town of Centralia, where an underground mine fire has been burning since 1962 when residents accidentally ignited a vein of anthracite coal. Despite efforts stop the fire it still burns today and could burn for 250 years. Some houses still stand but most have been demolished. 'Silent Hill' was based on this…

Abandoned Town of Centralia, Pennsylvania

The abandoned town of Centralia, Pennsylvania, has been condemned since an underground fire broke out in 1962

Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Philadelphia Pennsylvania. I cried the first time I saw this in person.

previous pinner said: "Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Philadelphia Pennsylvania. I cried the first time I saw this in person.

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens: folk art environment, gallery space, and nonprofit showcasing the work of mosaicist Isaiah Zagar.

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens: The Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is a gallery space and a folk art environment that operates as a nonprofit organization. It is considered to be the biggest work of the mosaic artist, Isaiah Zagar. The Philadelphia’s Magic

Bushkill Falls, Pocono Mtns, PA. Fred and I went here - we vacationed at a friend's house. There are different trails leading to different falls, each trail is a different level of difficulty. We stuck to easy. LOL

previous pinner said: "Bushkill Falls, Pocono Mtns, PA. Fred and I went here - we vacationed at a friend's house. There are different trails leading to different falls, each trail is a different level of difficulty. We stuck to easy.

Ricketts Glen State Park is home to 22 waterfalls, mountains and gorgeous 200 year old trees!

Ricketts Glen State Park is home to 22 waterfalls, mountains and gorgeous 200 year old trees! Located in Benton, Pennsylvania. One if my favorite parks!

Declaration House ~ Philadelphia. In 1776 Thomas Jefferson rented rooms at the Declaration House. This is where he wrote the Declaration of Independence.

The Millionairess of Pennsylvania: Declaration House ~ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1776 Thomas Jefferson rented rooms at the Declaration House. This is where he wrote the Declaration of Independence.

The Sweetest Place On Earth: Hershey Park.... Thinking about making a trip there in September!

The Sweetest Place On Earth: Hershey Park

Located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Fonthill Castle—a mishmash of medieval, Gothic, and Byzantine styles—turns 100 in 2012. (Courtesy 2daysphotos.com)

12 Awe-Inspiring American Castles!

Located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Fonthill Castle—a mishmash of medieval, Gothic, and Byzantine styles—turns 100 in It is now the Mercer Museum.

✯ The Bi-Centennital Tower in Erie Pennsylvania, on Lake Erie

The Bi-Centennital Tower & Lighthouse in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Lake Erie Built in 1996

Frankfort Mineral Springs is south of Raccoon Creek State Park in PA. This once famous resort complex of the late 1800s attracted visitors who believed in the healing qualities of the mineral water. The springs can be viewed by hiking the short Mineral Springs Trail from the parking lot on PA 18.

Frankfort Mineral Springs is south of Raccoon Creek State Park in PA. This once famous resort complex of the late attracted visitors who believed in the healing qualities of the mineral water. Ah, I spent many happy times as a girl at Raccoon Creek.

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