Learn about the role the Schuylkill River region played in three revolutions: the American, Industrial and Environmental. The center features fun, interactive exhibits, as well as maps, video monitors, informative wall panels, and family-friendly displays. Read about the Grand Opening celebration on our blog.
The River of Revolutions Interpretive Center is located in the Schuylkill River Heritage Area headquarters at 140 College Drive in Pottstown. Highlights include:
•A table with a relief map of the Heritage Area and touch screen monitors with narrated tours of tourist sites related to the three revolutions.
•Text, graphics, displays and video related to: the Philadelphia Campaign during the American Revolution; the region’s coal mining and manufacturing history during the Industrial Revolution; and the environmental cleanup that saved the Schuylkill in the mid-20th century during the Environmental Revolution.
•A large wall map detailing visitor sites, recreational opportunities, significant trails and other points of interest.