Enjoy “small town America” on well-kept, clean and quiet tree-lined streets flanked by historic colonial and 19th century architecture. Shops and restaurants along the brick-paved sidewalks provide a feast both for the eye and the palette that can be explored and enjoyed with leisure at Selinsgrove’s unhurried pace.Details
The Isle of Que is a narrow, 5-mile long peninsula in the Susquehanna River that is separated from the mainland by Penns Creek on its western side. This charming neighborhood provides its visitors with a unique experience, offering quiet and solitude as well as beautiful scenic views and boat access to the Susquehanna River. It’s a popular spot to walk, bike, or enjoy the view. (Photo Credit: Rita Kurtz)Details
The Georgian style buildings of Susquehanna’s spacious 306 acre campus sit amongst winding, wooded paths. Founded in 1858 as a Lutheran institution, the campus proudly displays its original buildings surrounded by a modern and growing University community.Details
An exceptional creek for fishing, Penn’s Creek was used during the 18th and 19th centuries to float barges loaded with goods from valley settlements to Selinsgrove where they could be transported along the river to eastern seaboard cities. This jewel of a creek awaits discovery for those who walk its quiet banks or paddle its waters down to the Susquehanna River. (Photo Credit: Rita Kurtz)
Governor Snyder Mansion
This historic residence of Governor Simon Snyder is listed on the Historical Walk of Selinsgrove. Governor Snyder was the only governor to serve for three terms in Pennsylvania history (1808-1817). The mansion is also believed to have been used as a stop on the Underground Railroad during the 1800s. (Photo Credit: Charles Fasold)
Historic Walking Tour
This self-guided tour takes visitors to see historic architecture throughout Selinsgrove. Visit the sites of historic events and structures to learn both about the town’s history as a market and canal town and see how it has changed over time.