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Long known for its leadership in industry, Connellsville is now a destination for recreation – on land and on water. Both a trailhead on the Great Allegheny Passage bike trail system, and a put-in point for boaters along the Youghiogheny River, Connellsville Riverfront Park offers visitors an opportunity to kick back and enjoy the outdoors in a beautiful historical setting. Boating, rafting, kayaking, swimming...

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Greensburg Train Station
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Designed by architect William Cookman for the Pennsylvania Railroad and opened to the public in 1911, the Train Station is still a working terminal. Within the restored station, the Red Star Brewery & Grille offers visitors a taste of German heritage.

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Uniting the tastes, sounds, and sights of the region's ethnic and industrial heritage, DiSalvo's offers the chance to savor local Italian cuisine in a restored passenger station as trains rumble overhead.

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Westoverton
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Sometimes it’s difficult to imagine an icon of industry as a child. That’s because history often brushes over those early years as it rushes to paint a portrait of power.

But everyone starts his or her journey in diapers — even Henry Clay Frick. By the time this coal and coke baron died in 1919, he had amassed a fortune and had earned a reputation as a ruthless businessman. But his story started...
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Tucked behind City Hall and dedicated to everyone’s local heroes, the Greensburg Fire Museum opened in 1967 to preserve the region’s 200-year history of firefighting. The Museum’s exhibits include antique firefighting equipment from Pittsburgh and Saint Vincent Archabbey in nearby Latrobe, as well as a display showing technical advancements in firefighting. For example, collaborating with the Jameson Coal &...
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The Westmoreland Museum of American Art presides over Greensburg like a duchess—an elegant, columned building situated on a hill overlooking the city’s main street. Opened in 1959, its focus from the beginning was to collect and exhibit American and southwestern Pennsylvania art. It quickly acquired works by world-renowned American artists such as Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, and Winslow Homer. But it is two...

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