2018 Town Tours and Village Walks
Come Home to Iron and Steel Country
Hiking, Biking History and Fun
One of Chester County’s most enduring industrial legacies is our relationship to some of the earliest iron and steel industries in this country. To support this summer’s town tours, we invite you to explore the Iron & Steel Trail to experience the industrial past and present. You can also select a complimentary self-guided heritage tour blending history and recreation to discover the Iron & Steel landscape’s many “Faces of Freedom. These tours and information about historic sites are available at http://ironandsteelheritage.org/.
American Helicopter Museum and Education Center
Town Tour Special: $2.00 off admission with a copy of this webpage
The Cradle of Rotary Wing Aviation was born as the Iron & Steel industry matured in Southeastern PA. From the Frank Piasecki’s first flight in 1943 to modern tilt-wing rotary aircraft, the Iron & Steel heritage lives on.
Excitement awaits those who dare to plunge into the captivating world of rotary wing flight at the American Helicopter Museum & Education Center. Nestled amid several sites of pioneering helicopter invention, the nation’s premier helicopter museum features one of only a few V-22 Ospreys on public display in the world. See and touch helicopters that saved countless lives, changed the course of the Vietnam War and began the aircraft revolution. Learn about industry innovators like Igor Sikorsky, Arthur Young and Frank Piasecki. Enjoy the cheerful kids Helipad. Master the exciting Cobra simulator, and experience informative, hands-on exhibits, movies and more - even climb aboard five interactive helicopters!
1220 American Blvd, West Chester, PA 19380