137 Gibb Road
Barkeyville, PA 16038
Phone: (814) 786-7901
Fax: (814) 786-9693
One of the finest educational institutions in the state of Pennsylvania, Mercer Area High offers a consummate learning experience to every high school student enrolled here. It's colors are white and Virginia Blue. Sports and athletics have always been a priority, and it is little wonder that their football team is one of the strongest in the region. Call for details.
A well-developed dirt-racing venue, Switchback Raceway covers an area of 71 acres (28.73 hectares). The raceway is also used by ATV enthusiasts irrespective of their experience levels and ages.
Established in 2000 by the charming husband-wife duo of Gary and Tracy Shilling, the family-run Wilhelm Winery offers visitors a fun time on their expansive premises. Comprehensive tours are offered so make sure to take one of those, and pick up some red, white or blush wine on your way back. A number of festivals are celebrated here such as Labor Day, Memorial Day etc.
Western Pennsylvania's biggest fair, Big Butler Fairgrounds is one of the most popular in the United States. The fair starts on July 4th and includes an array of entertainment options like concerts, rides, tractor pulls and exciting exhibits.
The Alpaca Palace is a small animal farm located in the city of Butler. It specializes in the breeding of alpacas like the Huacaya Alpaca. They also offer breeding services for those looking improve animal breeds at their farms.
Located in the city of Butler, the Alameda Park is a wonderful spot if you are looking for some good family- time together. This place has a large volleyball field and numerous playing areas for kids as well. It has big dive- pool as well, so get a floating raft and laze around in the pool, or just have fun with your family in the picnic area.
Well known as the Phillips Mansion, the Elm Court is a residence comprising of 40 rooms, located on a hilltop. Made of limestone, marble and slate, this house features chimneys, bay windows, oblong shaped shrubs and slate roofs. This Elm Court is called one of the stunning private homes of America. The house reflects the minor work of the Tudor Revival style.
Constructed in the year 1838, The Little Red Schoolhouse is a small school that now functions as a school museum. It represents the old concept of a one- room classroom that existed in olden days. Visit this place with your kids and get a chance to sit at the school desks again.
The Preston Park is situated along the serene waters of River Tees in Butler. This park has an area of 100 acres (40.4686 hectares) and is one of the most popular urban parks in the city. With numerous recreational facilities for the public, this spot is great if you wish to spend some quality time with your kids or playing your favorite sport.
Built in the year 1828 by Walter Lowrie, the Senator Walter Lowrie House is the last house of its kind in Butler. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, this house was passed on to the Butler County Historical Society. Find the 19th Century charm reflect within the walls as you take a look at this place.