Ligonier Valley Rail Road Museum Useful Links

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The following links can provide more information on local area history, events and places to visit.

Local Attraction - Fort Ligonier
The history of Fort Ligonier began in September 1758 and was concluded in March 1766, embracing the period of the French and Indian War and Pontiac’s War. Today, the story of this time period is told through the remarkable Fort Ligonier museum exhibits and a fully reconstructed and restored fortification.

Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau
A guide to events, accommodations, and visitor information for the Laurel Highlands.

Ligonier Valley Historical Society and Compass Inn Museum
The Ligonier Valley Historical Society mission is to discover, collect & preserve any material which will help to establish or illustrate the exploration, settlement, development and general history of the Ligonier Valley area.

Ligonier Valley Library
The Ligonier Valley Library Pennsylvania Room contains resources on Pennsylvania and local history, as well as genealogy.

Westmoreland Herirage
Westmoreland County events calendar, things to do, places to visit, historic sites, and cultural attractions. Excellent site!

Westmoreland County Historical Society
The Westmoreland County Historical Society is the official historical society for the county and an educational organization that manages historical resources in order to educate a large and diverse audience about the more than 225 year history of Westmoreland County.

Guide to Railroad Museums
Online information resource center for railroad museums worldwide. Railroad museums are non-profit organizations dedicated to the preservation of railroad history.

Railroad History and Artifacts
A website for collectors and others interested in railroad history and its artifacts.

Guide to Abandoned Railroads
Thousands of miles of railroads have been abandoned in the United States, much of it in the last 40 years. All of these abandoned railways have a history and a story. This web site is dedicated to the preservation of the history of each of these former railroad lines and the companies that operated them.

Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce
The Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce. Events, places to visit, attractions.

Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
The mission of the nonprofit Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor is to identify, conserve, promote, and interpret the cultural, historical, natural, recreational and economic resources along the historic Lincoln Highway in Pennsylvania's Westmoreland, Somerset, Bedford, Fulton, Franklin and Adams Counties.

Ligonier Radio
Events and happenings in Ligonier. You can also listen online.

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