835 Perry Highway
Mercer, PA 16137
Phone: (724) 748-3030
Fax: (724) 748-3484
One of the finest educational institutions in the state of Pennsylvania, Mercer Area High offers a consummate learning experience to every high school student enrolled here. It's colors are white and Virginia Blue. Sports and athletics have always been a priority, and it is little wonder that their football team is one of the strongest in the region. Call for details.
Established in 2000 by the charming husband-wife duo of Gary and Tracy Shilling, the family-run Wilhelm Winery offers visitors a fun time on their expansive premises. Comprehensive tours are offered so make sure to take one of those, and pick up some red, white or blush wine on your way back. A number of festivals are celebrated here such as Labor Day, Memorial Day etc.
Tod Engine Heritage Park houses the infamous Tod Engine which was a large mill engine with two cylinders. This park now houses a grand collection of the steel heritage of Youngstown. It includes historic steel industry equipment and original artifacts, that were created in the Mahoning Valley.
A well-developed dirt-racing venue, Switchback Raceway covers an area of 71 acres (28.73 hectares). The raceway is also used by ATV enthusiasts irrespective of their experience levels and ages.
Western Pennsylvania's biggest fair, Big Butler Fairgrounds is one of the most popular in the United States. The fair starts on July 4th and includes an array of entertainment options like concerts, rides, tractor pulls and exciting exhibits.
Located in the historic B & O Train Station in Youngstown, the Rust Belt Brewing Company offers a variety of beers made with staple crops of the region. You can try their craft creations like the Blast Furnace Blonde or Coke Oven Stout. Also available are mainstream local beers, wines and liquors.
The Gibson House, as the name suggests, was owned by Dr. William Gibson, a renowned physician. This Victorian style mansion was built in 1856 and is adorned with ornate designs and Acanthus Leaf. Throughout the mansion, the wood work is excellent and oak has been used for the same. Apart from the splendid design and interiors, the highlight is the circular staircase that spirals up to four levels. This house is also known as the Mark Twain Manor, owing to the friendship between William Gibson and author Mark Twain. Stories of ghost spotting at the Gibson House also surfaced for a while. Currently, it houses a restaurant.
The Antonucci Horticulture Library is located in the Fellows Riverside Gardens in Youngstown. This place has vast collection of gardening books for adults and children. It undertakes numerous horticulture classes and presents exhibits related to gardening and landscaping.
Fellows Riverside Gardens is a public garden located in the city of Youngstown. This 12 acre (4.85 hectare) garden features a magnificent display of flowers like annuals, biannuals, perrenials, flowering and non- flowering shrubs. Tours and gardening classes are available as well.
D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center is located within the Fellows Riverside Gardens. It provides a range of services and facilities for the tourists. It also offers tours and classes for the visitors along with interesting programs.
Lanterman’s Mill was built in the year 1846 in the city of Yougstown. This structure is functional even now and is used for grinding crops like corn and wheat. Visit this mill and step into the past as you watch the grindstone crushing the grains, to produce genuine flour. The gift shop here has beautiful pieces made by local artisans.