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Sequestered in the forest at the foot of the Tuscarora Mountain Range is an old stone monument erected on the site where James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States. The original log cabin is well preserved and now rests on the grounds of the...More
We enjoyed seeing this beautiful park. There were several markers with interesting information about the Buchanan family. There is a large, pyramid shaped memorial where the cabin once stood. The park itself is small but has a lovely little picnic area next to a small...More
Buchanan's Birthplace State Park is tiny, only 18 acres but offers a quiet place for a picnic. Some historical markers as well as a monument to Pennsylvania's only president, so far. A very misunderstood and under appreciated man.
The cabin in which he was born...More
We also enjoyed Buchanan's Birthplace State Park and agree with all of the other reviews. The log cabin pictured is the birth location of President Buchanan and was located in the park where the pyramid now stands. The pyramid was dedicated by President Buchanan's niece....More
I share the last name of the president. And I thought it would be nice to visit this memorial site. It is a lovely little park and the view on the sunny day was great. The pyramid monument is unique. My wife and I enjoyed...More
This park commerates the birthplace of President James Buchanan. It is a very small park. A road goes down the middle of it and is not much more than a mile long. There are quite few picnic tables and a couple of shelters. In the...More
Buchanan's birthplace is located in a sylvan setting, and was apparently the first official state park. The monument is interesting, and reminded me of a Mason's symbol. I would not have been at all surprised to see the number "33" chiseled in the top stone....More