Scotia and Iron History

Scotia is an area rich in cultural and geologic history. A humble pick-and-shovel operation that eventually turned into one of main focuses for Andrew Carnegie; join us as we explore some of the more fascinating anecdotes with the leading historian on the subject.

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Hiking With a Map

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Greenwood Furnace State Park

Tour historic Greenwood Furnace State Park and learn about the early days of the Pennsylvania iron industry.

Greenwood Furnace State Park

15795 Greenwood Rd, Huntingdon, PA 16652, USA

Scotia Barrens

Walk through the past as we explore an area rich in history and ecological significance.

Graysdale Park

Port Matilda, PA 16870, USA

This project was financed in part by a grant from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program, using Environmental Stewardship Funds, under the administration of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation and the generous support of Mount Nittany Health and the Hamer Foundation.

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