Friendship Hill National Historic Site encompasses a total area of about 675 acres of land that is located in southwestern Pennsylvania and approximately 12 miles from Uniontown or 10 miles from Morgantown in West Virginia. The national historic site was authorized on November 10, 1978, and is governed by the National Park Service.
Visitors to Friendship Hill National Historic Site have a lot to see and appreciate when they get to the site. The park has several amenities and conveniences that will attract guests including a picnic area, museum/exhibit, visitor center, restrooms, and self-guided trails.
These resources and several others within the park are available for visitors to use in the participation of several recreational activities like fishing, guided and self-guided tours, cross-country skiing, and hiking. Besides these attractions, visitors to the park will most likely visit the national historic site for the following reasons.
First, the park preserves a stone and brick home that is on the Monongahela River near Point Marion, Pennsylvania. This home was the residence of Albert Gallatin who was the Secretary of the Treasury between 1801 and 1813 under President Jefferson and President Madison.
Some of Albert Gallatin’s noteworthy accomplishments include funding the Lewis and Clark exploration, purchasing the Louisiana Territory and significantly reducing the national debt. Visitors that get to visit Friendship Hill National Historic Site can bring their doggie with them although strict rules may curtail their full appreciation of the historic site.
Some of the rules regarding dogs and their owners are as follows. First, all dogs should be kept away from all buildings at the Friendship Hill National Historic Site. Furthermore, all dogs should always be kept on a leash when venturing into other areas of the park where they can visit.
Third, if your dog is not on a leash, then they should be secured in a safe enclosure. Fourth, dog owners are expected to clean up after their dog right away. As such, the dog owner should have in-hand some poop bags for the sake of convenience. So, come on over to the Friendship Hill National Historic Site today and have a great time.