HARRISBURG, Pa., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Susan Corbett today toured the James A. Michener Museum of Art, the Mercer Museum and Washington Crossing Historic Park to highlight the cultural and historical treasures of Bucks County.
"Our commonwealth has countless museums and historic sites that showcase our rich history and heritage," Corbett said. "The three sites I visited today are a few of the first-rate travel destinations found throughout Pennsylvania."
Mrs. Corbett's first stop was at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown. The museum is dedicated to preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the art and cultural heritage of the Bucks County region.
The Mercer Museum, also in Doylestown, highlights American life in the 18th and 19th centuries. The Mercer's collection documents the lives of early Americans through the tools and objects used in every day living.
Mrs. Corbett's final stop was the Washington Crossing Historic Park, one of 25 historic sites and museums on the Pennsylvania Trails of History administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
As an ambassador for tourism, Mrs. Corbett travels throughout the state to promote Pennsylvania attractions as destinations for travelers at home and abroad. Learn more about Pennsylvania tourism at www.visitpa.com.
Learn more about the sites visited by Mrs. Corbett today online:
- James A. Michener Museum of Art; www.michenermuseum.org.
- Mercer Museum; www.mercermuseum.org.
- Washington Crossing Historic Park; www.ushistory.org/washingtoncrossing.
Kirsten Page, Governor's Office; 717-783-1116
Ashley Chunko, First Lady's Office; 717-787-1965
SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the First Lady