Joseph Priestley House

On the Trail of History is a series of brief descriptions of PHMC's historic sites and museums.

Built in 1794 by the preeminent theologian and chemist, the Joseph Priestley House reflects the lifestyle of the noted scientist and discoverer of gases, including oxygen, who lived here until his death. Throughout 1994, the historic house museum will observe the two hundredth anniversary of the arrival of Joseph Priestley (1733-1804) in Pennsylvania with educational programs and commemorative events.

Joseph Priestley House
472 Priestley Avenue
Northumberland, Pennsylvania 17857
(717) 473-9474