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A picture of the Addison Toll House back in the day.

Did you know in 1841 Toll Collector, William Condon, reported an income of just $1.758.87 for the year? His salary was $200 plus free living quarters in the house!
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Well folks, it's time to put #1 on the list!

"Of all the locations associated with #GeorgeWashington in Pennsylvania, it’s likely that none changed the course of history and Washington’s life as much as Fort Necessity."
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The #NationalRoad in Southwestern #Pennsylvania covers Somerset, Fayette and Washington counties. This #TravelTuesday, it's safe to say these counties are home to some of the most gorgeous waterfalls! http://ow.ly/i/h8KY5 http://ow.ly/i/h8KYi http://ow.ly/i/h8KZ0
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Behind the scenes footage of the Black Bear Bungalow Treehouse built on the Historic Summit Inn property - An absolutely stunning masterpiece for guests to tour and enjoy!

Mark your calendars: The Inn re-opens April 22nd, 2016!
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February is #BlackHistoryMonth and there is plenty of history to explore along the National Road! Take a tour of the LeMoyne House with KDKA to celebrating the rich African-American heritage right here in Western #Pennsylvania:
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The upcoming years are pivotal for the #NationalRoad in PA and the surrounding region. Click the link below to see the NRHC’s 2014-2019 Work Plan and remember that your contribution is instrumental in helping us strengthen our community. You can join in these efforts by becoming a friend of the road!

http://nationalroadpa.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/National-Road-Heritage-Corridor-work-plan_03_18_2014_final.pdf
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#Ohiopyle Falls along the Youghiogheny River is surely a sight to see, but it is also the site of a turning point in American history that led to the #RevolutionaryWar! Learn the history of this important waterfall right by the National Road:
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#HistoryFact: Washington’s Road and Braddock’s Road were both antecedents to the Historic #NationalRoad. What many don’t know is that they were both developed over a part of what was once Nemacolin Trail, a Native American trail that crossed the great barrier of the Allegheny Mountains!
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An awesome #PASnowDays bucket list idea when the next big snowstorm comes our way! What's your favorite winter activity?

http://www.visitpa.com/media/story-idea/winter-activities-pennsylvania
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"Historic preservation means safeguarding the existence and appearance of historic elements of the community."

#Tourism matters! Our blog shares 3 ways you can help support NRHC's many projects in southwestern #Pennsylvania:
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