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“Snow Shoe has for many years been a popular summer resort, where mountain air and mountain scenery invite and charm hundreds of visitors yearly.”

— John Blair Linn 1883, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1878–1879

Lions David House Museum

The Lions David House is located in Snow Shoe, Centre County, Pennsylvania, and it houses the Mountaintop Area’s only public heritage collection.

Current exhibits span topics from the history of Pennsylvania’s industrial development to handwritten family genealogies. The Lions David House boasts an eclectic collection accumulated solely from donations.

Snow Shoe, Centre County, Pennsylvania, is the eastern gateway to the Commonwealth’s “Pennsylvania Wilds” Outdoor Tourism Initiative. The area is located in the northwestern mountains of Centre County and boasts many seasonal properties and outdoor recreation opportunities.

Lions David House Operating Hours for 2018 *
Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. • Saturdays from 10 am to Noon • April through November
* Off-hour, off-season (December through March), and group visits can be arranged anytime by appointment. Call 814-387-4200 for details.

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News from the Lions David House Museum

The Lions David House is a nonprofit 501(c)3 educational organization partially funded by a trust endowment. To donate to the Museum or its endowment, please contact the Lions David House Trust Inc. by email or mail contributions to: The Lions David House, P.O. Box 66, Snow Shoe, PA 16874.

To donate with a credit/debit card, please use our PayPal link on the Donate! page.

The Mountaintop Area includes Clarence, Gillintown, Moshannon, Pine Glen (now in Burnside Twp), and Snow Shoe Borough and surrounding areas, which were all part of Snow Shoe Township when the township was first established 27 January 1840 from the western portion of Boggs Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania.