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Contains the laboratory and books of Dr Joseph Priestly, the Unitarian theologian who discovered oxygen. The house contains period furnishings. A visitor center depicts the life of Dr Priestley, who emigrated from England in 1794. Open Tuesday-Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday noon-5pm; closed holidays, except Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day. Hours may vary; phone ahead for schedule.

Location: 472 Priestley Ave, Northumberland Pennsylvania 17857 Telephone 570-473-9474

Other History nearby:
(Milesburg) Curtin Village
(Eckley Miners Village) Eckley Miners' Village
(Lock Haven) Heisey Museum
(Northumberland) Joseph Priestley House
(Chalk Hill) Kentuck Knob
(Williamsport) Lycoming County Historical Society Museu

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