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Friendship Hill National Historic Site

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Beautiful location, unfortunately overlooked man

Just went here with our kids (we’re really into the Junior Ranger program) and Ranger Hillary was... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Rita D
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Beautiful Historic Site with Knowledgeable Guides!

We stopped in to tour Friendship Hill expecting the site to be closed. Unexpectedly it was open... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
JimSTL1021
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

We stopped in to tour Friendship Hill expecting the site to be closed. Unexpectedly it was open because of a school tour group. We were able to chat with the site ranger for quite some time, and she gave us quite the history lesson of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I have been coming to Friendship Hill since I was young. While the house is small, the scenery, trails, and nature that make up the grounds are a true gem at any time of the year. The staff and volunteers at FH care deeply about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Great scenic place to me it reminded me of a miniature Gettysburg with its beautiful green fields and large oak trees lining the road to the main attraction. There is also a overlook area and a house that you can take tours of. This house...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chris B
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We attended the festival as we try to do every year, as always we had a very good time. Its very laid back and relaxing, the venders were offering things that they handcrafted such as soaps, wreaths, hair wreaths which were absolutely beautiful. Nice to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The person who greeted us-Kitty, I think, was very informative and you could tell she cared about Gallatin and the house. However the house is underwhelming and there's not much to see.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Great National Park stop! Spotlessly clean public restrooms. Park staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Beautiful house and grounds.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

We tried going here back in April when visiting Fort Necessity, Braddock’s Grave and Sea rights toll house. We saw a sign for Friendship Hill but couldn’t find it. After farther research it is REALLY far out there and they don’t have many signs. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank deebug2470
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I am a HUGE supporter of our National Parks, but this site was disappointing. The house belonged to Albert Gallatin, who barely lived there (traveled frequently). The house transferred hands several times, and none of the original furnishings are still in the home. While the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Just went here with our kids (we’re really into the Junior Ranger program) and Ranger Hillary was so helpful and accommodating. The museum bit is a little sparse but there’s a lot to learn and it’s one of the better activity booklets we’ve done. Wish...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Rita D
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Friendship Hill NHS is well off the beaten path in the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania, but is well worth a visit for lovers of history and nature alike. The centerpiece of the park is the former home of Albert Gallatin, an often forgotten early contributor...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank OPMaster1978
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Response from Jim W | Reviewed this property |
Albert Gallatin's house is modest so you can tour it relatively quickly. His footprint on America's early years is huge, though, and if you have the right docent you could easily spend a few hours thinking about how this... More
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