History & Culture

From Indian Steps To A Shoe House.

You’ll experience a unique history and cultural heritage throughout the Susquehanna Riverlands.

Find your happy spot at a variety of festivals, tours, art happenings, museums and heritage sites.

  • Learn about Captain John Smith’s exploration of the Susquehanna River and his trade with the Native Susquehannocks.
  • Explore museums dedicated to American Indians, clocks, railroads … and a burning bridge. And we’re just scratching the surface.
  • Do you like art? Feast your eyes on traditional and contemporary works by local and national artists in our region’s art galleries and historic sites.

And no trip would be complete without experiencing the annual Falmouth Goat Race on the last Saturday in September. Make your plans now. Our money’s on Seabiscuit!