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The Perryopolis Area Heritage Society Museum

• Located in the Old State Bank building on South Liberty St.
• Spring / Summer Hours: Tues. through Fri. 10 AM to 2 PM.
• Six rooms of local antiques and memorabilia.
• Local history and some family genealogies.
• Perryopolis souvenirs for sale.
• Donations of local memorabilia, family histories, etc. welcome.
For more information phone 724-736-8080 or email:

George Washington’s Gristmill Park

• Located on Layton Road, less than 1 mile from center of town.
• Summer Hours: May 27 through Sept. 2 Saturdays Only - 10 AM to NOON and 1 PM to 4 PM; other days by appointment. To schedule a visit on another day of the week please e-mail
• Admission Charged.
• Includes the following:

George Washington’s 1776 Gristmill

The original foundation was restored in 1992; the 3-story framework was rebuilt in 1999.
Early 20th Century Photograph by Walter Murphy; photo courtesy of Craig Martin.

Shreve’s 1790's-Era Distillery

• Reconstructed to its original layout. Believed to be the only remaining distillery in SW. PA from the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794.

1890's-Era Bakery

• This building still has its original stone bake oven.

Fort Trial

• Replica of a 1774 blockhouse.

Searight’s 1815 Fulling Mill

• Located on Strawn Road, 1/4 mi. from George Washington's Gristmill Park.
• Believed to be the only remaining early fulling mill in Pennsylvania, and possibly the only one in the Eastern United States.
• Listed in the Pennsylvania Register of Historic Sites.
TKD, Sec. PAHS, 7/2000
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