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Founded in 1943, the Eva K. Bowlby Public Library offers books, books on tape, videos, films, records, periodicals, newspapers and more for adults, children and young people of Greene County.
The Hughes House is a historic house located in Jefferson Township in the state of Pennsylvania. Built in 1814, the house is a two and a half story stone structure with a gable ended roof. Now used as a library for the Greene County, the house is open to visitors, free of cost. This place was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
Constructed in 1890 and restored in 2005, the historic King Covered Bridge in Wayne Township is a 46.5-foot (14.2-meter) long wooden bridge that retains its original look. This rustic bridge of the Queenpost truss type architecture is one of the nine of its kind in Greene County. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979, it is covered with vertical boards and a metal sheet roof. Open to vehicular traffic, it was dedicated in a ceremony reiterating its restoration while preserving the original structure to its best condition possible.
Located in Amwell, Pennsylvania, the Hughes Covered Bridge is a historic bridge. This covered bridge was built in 1889 using Queenpost truss architectural style using sawn and hewed timber. Now the bridge is closed to vehicular traffic, but open to foot traffic. This bridge is the venue of the Annual Covered Bridge Festival, organized in the month of September every year. The structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania in 1979.
Established in the late 19th Century, the erstwhile Greene Academy was one of the finest art schools in the region. There have been numerous additions to the historic structure over the years, and today, it houses the Greene Academy of Art, which is an initiative by the city council to promote arts in the region.
This historic building in Deemston has come a long way from farmstead to distillery. The three-story building, Kinder’s Mill enjoys the distinction of being a residential farmstead. Constructed as a grist mill Dutch-origin George Kinder's land, this landmark property was transformed into a distillery in 1890 and functioned as a dairy barn. It features on the National Register of Historic Places.
Pennsylvania is bequeathed with one of the most picturesque and stunning districts in the form of the Scenery Hill Historic District. The entire district encompasses structures that were erected somewhere between 1818 and 1930's era. This region was incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places.
Friendship Hill National Historic Site was the home of American politician Albert Gallatin. It is maintained by the National Park Service and overlooks the Monongahela River. The original structure of the building was constructed in the Federal style with a Flemish bond. This house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966.
Also known as the Nemacolin Castle, this historic landmark is located in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, on the east bank of Monongahela River. The castle was constructed in the Victorian era, when the crenellated tower was considered an engineering genius. It is one of several large buildings of the 1800s that are still standing in the Pennsylvania region. Three generations of the Bowman family lived in the castle after which it was purchased by the National Historic Society. It is now operated as a house museum and is open for public visits.
The St. Peter's Church is a historic church located in Brownsville, Pennsylvania. The structure was built in 1843 and holds the distinction of being the oldest continuously running parish in the region. The Gothic Revival style parish was built primarily for the Irish immigrant population in the region and features stained glass windows depicting French soldiers who had prayed at the spot many decades ago. The cemetery adjoining the church is the only one with heated graves.
The 1,164-acre Ryerson Station State Park in Greene County features the 52-acre Ronald J. Duke Lake. Visitors can enjoy such seasonal activities as fishing, boating, camping, picnicking, hunting, ice fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, and swimming.
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