Cool Sites


bullet.gif (1031 bytes)The Appalachian Treasures Gateway is a directory of sites with content appropriate for research about Appalachian history, culture, physical and social environments, social customs, and images and stereotypes. It also includes links to bibliographies, organizations, events and other gateways focusing on Appalachia

Here are a couple of sites relating to Fayette County that you might find interesting:

bullet.gif (1031 bytes) Coal and Coke Heritage Center - An exciting web site presented by Penn State University Fayette, Home of the Patch/Work voices project.  Don't miss this chance to learn about the history of the coal region. 

bullet.gif (1031 bytes) Fayette County Visitors Network - Tourist information about Fayette County

bullet.gif (1031 bytes) Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau - Highlighting Somerset, Fayette and Westmoreland County attractions.

Heritage Sites

bullet.gif (1031 bytes) Ellis Island Web Site - Visit Ellis Island to see the American Family Immigration History Center and family history records.

bullet.gif (1031 bytes) New York City Ports: Ellis Island - Although this particular web site is for a cleaning company in New York City, the main feature is a section related to the importance of Ellis Island. Thank you, Alyssa Riggs.       

bullet.gif (1031 bytes) - Find essays on history, articles on current issues and economic facts. Travel and vacation essentials are offered.




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