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Welcome to the Anthracite Heritage Museum

Welcome to PA History 2 G0, a series of videos produced by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC), with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. These short videos serve to introduce you, the virtual visitor, to Pennsylvania's state-owned historic sites and museums as we explore the varied stories that make up the commonwealth's rich history.

The Anthracite Heritage Museum tells the story of the people who set down roots in the anthracite coal fields. When we talk about revolutions in industry, we're really talking about revolutions in energy.

 📽️ The Anthracite Heritage Museum interprets the history of the anthtracite region.  


 📽️ The Anthracite Heritage Museum is home to historic collections, including a large research library and archives.


 📽️ With its resources, access to water and dynamic landscape, the Scranton area proved to be the ideal setting for iron furnaces.