UPDATED: August 3, 2021
The Peters Township Public Library offers WAGGIN library cardholders access to a variety of local historical sites and museums through a “Museum Experience Kit.”
The sites in the kits include:
- Senator John Heinz History Center
- Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum
- Fort Pitt Museum
- Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village outside Avella
- David Bradford House in Washington
- Old Economy Village in Ambridge
- McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center
- Zelienople Historical Society & Passavant House
- Lincoln Highway Experience Museum
- Captain William Vicary House
- and the Quecreek Mine Rescue Site in Somerset
You can check out a kit for one week. Each offers complimentary admission for up to four people to each site. Kits include educational support materials and itinerary suggestions tailored to each site. Check availability at the Information Services Desk.
Budd Baer Subaru in Washington, Pa. is sponsoring the kits through a partnership with the History Center Affiliates Program (HCAP). The program includes more than 125 regional historical societies and organizations dedicated to preserving local history.