Pithole, Pennsylvania: A Town Named Pithole

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Pithole Visitors' Center

Address:
14118 Pithole Rd, Pithole, PA
Directions:
Pithole Visitors' Center. Take Hwy 227 either 5.5 miles north of Rouseville from Hwy 8, or six miles south of Pleasantville from Hwy 27. Then turn east onto Pithole Rd for 2.5 miles. The visitors' center will be on the right, at the top of a hill.
Hours:
Visitor center Jun-Aug Sa-Su 10-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
814-589-7912
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Pithole Museum

A Town Named Pithole

Brief oil boom town gone bust. Its story is told in a museum, its name will live forever. Historical marker and street signs in an empty field mark the site.

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Brown St.

A Town Named Pithole

Exploring the streets of ghost town Pithole. Not terribly much to see and the visitors center was closed an hour early. Come before 4 pm.

[Ida, 07/10/2016]

We agree -- reason to visit is the museum in the visitors center.


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