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From modest stone houses to sprawling estates, this trail opens the door to Pennsylvania's past. Original furnishings, gardens, outbuildings and architectural intricacies tell the stories of these enduring homesteads and the people who built and inhabited them.
Discover the Colonial diplomat, who kept peace with the Iroquois Confederacy.
The American home and laboratory of the discoverer of oxygen.
The homestead includes the Boone House, restored and furnished with period collections.
The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) is ending its partnership with the Friends of Daniel Boone Homestead. The PHMC thanks the Friends for their service to the Commission and the Commonwealth.
Moving forward, the PHMC will be taking a more active role in the management of the site, focusing on customer service, visitor experience, inclusion, and access. PHMC expects to place a new staff member on site within the next few months.
While management of the Daniel Boone Homestead is in transition, the visitor center and historic buildings will be closed for the remainder of the season. Maintenance staff will continue to care for the site and the grounds will remain open for pedestrian use from sunrise to sunset.
We look forward to welcoming visitors in 2020.
Fort Washington, PA
Visit this exquisite 18th-century Georgian home.
The only surviving home of a colonial governor.
The country estate of Pennsylvania's founder, William Penn.