Somerset County is the largest maple producing county in PA. Learn about its unique history/lore, the process of tapping, gathering, boiling, and making pure maple sugar from maple syrup.
The Historical and Genealogical Society of Somerset County/Somerset Historical Center is dedicated to sharing the rural life story of southwestern PA. Maple sugaring has been an important industry of family farms here since the 1700s. Our sugar making interpreter will sweeten you up with maple lore, history, terminology, and the entire process of making pure maple products from the maple tree’s sugar water.
Remake Learning Days Across America is an innovative learning festival for families and youth! Taking root in 17+ regions, these hands-on and engaging events are designed for kids of all ages at libraries, schools, tech centers, museums, play spaces, community centers and more. Explore with us from April 22 – May 23, 2021.