Upstairs Mon-Fri 8-4:30
Town of Perryville
From Capt. John Smith to the Civil War and riding the rails into the 20th Century, Perryville is a trip through American history. Visit this charming little town on the banks of the Susquehanna River.
- 1695 - Ferry boats were known to cross the Susquehanna at Lower Ferry
- 1813 - British spare Perryville, but attack nearby Principio Furnace & destroy the cannon manufacturer.
- 1866 - First bridge to cross the Susquehanna is built by the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad Co.
- 1882 - Perryville becomes an incorporated Town.
- 1905 - Perryville Train Station is built.
Easy access from Route 40 or I-95.