Local Historia is here to shine light upon the past, connect with community in the present, and preserve local history for the future. Click to learn more about our mission and services.
Experience local history! Travel back in time on our walking tours and enjoy authentic and enjoyable stories and sites. Click here for more tour information.
Local Historia believes local history can add value to your property, business, organization, or event. Put our local expertise and research skills to work for you. Call 814-952-9342 or contact us to begin a dialogue on how to best serve your needs.
Local Historia is a passion for local history, community, and preservation. Our mission is to connect you with local history through engaging content, walking tours, and other experiences. We also offer historical consulting services. Local Historia is owned by public historians Matt Maris and Dustin Elder.
Historia is the root word for history and means to inquire. So at Local Historia, we are passionate about researching and sharing local history. In the process, we strive to give back to our community by working to preserve historical sites and stories. This concept of history helping history is essential to the identity of Local Historia and we commit to giving back to support historic preservation and other positive community initiatives. Support local history, preservation, and community! Local Historia LLC is located in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. Learn more about historical sites in Central Pa historical here.
"Through interpretation, understanding; through understanding, appreciation;
through appreciation, protection." -National Park Service
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Tour options include Downtown Bellefonte, Waterfront tours, Civil War tours, Talleyrand Park tours, and custom tours in Bellefonte or Centre County by request. Private tours in Tyrone are also available!
Walking tours can be modified and customized to meet your needs and interests, please let us know if you require wheelchair accessibility or have any other requests to improve your tour experience. Presentations can also be arranged.
Your generous contributions will help us to continue to share historical experiences and preserve local history!