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The Name Behind Westmoreland County

by Karen Fetter Many already know what makes Westmoreland County so special, from its rich history and attractions to its people and places.  However, what many may not know is how it got its...

The Ligonier Highland Games

If you own a kilt or have a Scottish background then you should take part in the annual Ligonier Highland Games scheduled for Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Idlewild and Soakzone located in Ligonier,...

The Great American Banana Split Festival

By Karen Fetter August 26 – 28, 2016 Latrobe is about to go bananas!  After years of debate between Ohio and Pennsylvania, the decision is in that Latrobe, PA is where the banana split...

Bushy Run Landmark

Historic Locations in Westmoreland County, PA

Historic Locations in Westmoreland County, PA Genealogists, teachers, and students are able to find a wealth of resources concerning Westmoreland County history at the Westmoreland County Historical Society.  The Westmoreland County Historical Society possess...

Hempfield Park

Local Parks in Hempfield Township Westmoreland County PA Hempfield Park  Swede Hill Park Hempfield Park Directions From Greensburg in Westmoreland County, PA, proceed north on Route 66 (Main Street) for 4 miles. Look for...

Mount Pleasent

MOUNT PLEASANT

by Karen Fetter While traveling through Westmoreland County, one pleasant surprise awaiting visitors is the borough of Mount Pleasant. With a population of about 5,000, Mount Pleasant is close to Routes 119, 31, and...