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Beaver County & Pittsburgh Attractions

There are unlimited opportunities for antiquing, entertainment venues, festivals, museums, and historical sites.

Beaver County Genealogy & History Center

The Genealogy & History Center housed in the old Beaver Train Station stores historical and genealogy books and information from Beaver County. Open to the general public year round.

(724) 775-1775
Fort McIntosh

Fort McIntosh is an early American fort, built in 1785 where the Beaver River flows into the Ohio.  Important during the Revolutionary War, it also was the home of the First American Regiment, which was the oldest active unit in the US Army. The foundation of the Fort has been excavated.

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center

A large performing arts center with approximately 10 live on stage shows per year with the atmosphere of a beautiful metropolitan theater. 

(724) 576-4644
Merrick Art Gallery

This century-old art gallery in nearby New Brighton has a 18th and 19th Century permanent art collection and exhibits contemporary artists as well. Open four days/week.

(724) 846-1130
Old Economy Village

The Harmony Society, a religious community founded by George Rapp, came to Beaver County in 1824 to settle beside the Ohio River. They built a church, several homes and businesses. Once over 300 acres, what remains today are about 6 acres within the Village with restored buildings, library, and gardens to visit. Open most weekends March thru December.

(724) 266-4500
Point of Beginning

In 1786, the US through the Public Land Survey System and the Department of the Interior began the formal survey of land beyond the original thirteen colonies from this point near the Pennsylvania/Ohio/West Virginia state lines. It is a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.