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The Indiana University of Pennsylvania is a public university operated under the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, located in the center of Indiana, PA. It is the largest university in the system, and is the fifth largest in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Established in 1875, the campus of this institution is lined with Victorian architectural marvels, including the John Sutton Hall and the Breezedale Alumni Center, which have earned a place on the National Register of Historic Places. The huge campus, about 374 acres (151.3 hectares), comprises several smaller colleges and schools that offer an extensive academic experience. Surely, the Indiana University of Pennsylvania honors its motto, ‘Beyond Expectations’. See the website for more information.
The historic Sutton Hall, is the main building of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Established way back in 1875 it still stands firm on the university campus after undergoing renovations. Built in an Italianate style of architecture it gives a feel of the bygone era. Over a period of time the activities conducted in the hall got shifted elsewhere. Nonetheless, the John Sutton Hall stands proud as a part of the university campus and is an attraction for many tourists.
Also known as the Sutton-Elkin House, this building is located on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Built in the year 1868, it has a Late Victorian Italianate style architecture. It has two-and-a-half stories on its main building and a few extensions. It features a classic portico on the front. The building was used as dormitory and for classroom space. Currently, it is used as Breezdale Alumni Center. It got added to the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1979.
The Old Indiana County Courthouse was a courthouse built in the Second Empire Italianate style made up of red brick and stone. The hip roof and the gold leaf lantern clock tower facing all four sides adds to the beauty of this place. Built in 1869, this architectural marvel is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.
Located besides the Old Indiana County Courthouse, the Old Indiana County Jail and Sheriff's Office comprises of two buildings. These brick buildings are attached to each other and are connected via a pedestrian bridge on the second floor. Built in 1887, in Italianate style, it is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.
Blue Spruce Park is comprised of two lodges, four pavilions, two playgrounds, a volleyball court, horseshoe court, areas for games and sports, a 12- acre lake stocked with trout, six miles of hiking and cross-country skiing trails, and the Indiana County Master Gardener's Trial Garden.
The deepest gorge east of the Mississippi River, Conemaugh Gap is a seven-mile, 1,350 foot gorge that is cut by the Conemaugh River through the Laurel Ridge Mountain.
Named for Yellow and Little Yellow Creeks, which create its 720-acre lake, visitors of Yellow Creek State Park enjoy such seasonal activities as boating, hiking, picnicking, hunting, ice fishing, swimming, sledding, cross-country skiing and fishing.
The distinctive Saltsburg Historic District stands as one of the National historic districts in the U.S.A. It is accurately located at the Saltsburg region in Indiana County, Pennsylvania. It constitutes a total 118 contributing buildings along with 1 contributing structure, 1 contributing site and 15 contributing objects. Most of the structures in the district speak for the impeccable Federal and Late Victorian styles of architecture. The district is registered on the National Register of Historic Places.
The 1,200-acre Keystone State Park has a 78-acre lake. Visitors can enjoy such seasonal activities as ice skating, camping, hiking, fishing, snowshoeing, boating, cross-country skiing, biking, picnicking, hunting, and swimming. Three camping cottages, 11 modern cabins, two Mongolian-style tents and six miles of trails are available.
The Thomas Marshall House is located at Dayton, Pennsylvania. This house was constructed around 1865 C.E -1868 C.E and there was an extension made to this house in the year 1881 C.E. The house had a Georgian style of architecture. It got listed on the National Registrar of Historic Places on April 22, 1976.
Open year-round, seven days a week from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Windgate is a vineyard which also produces fine, estate-grown wines using French hybrid grapes. They have won several awards for such wines as Guyasuta Red, Eye of the Buck, Fort Mahoning Red, Amish Country White, Rhapsody, and Chancellor.