Franklin County PA
A Franklin County home buyer will love the recreational opportunities near most Franklin County homes for sale. Franklin County real estate sits on land that has been occupied by many of America's founders such as Benjamin Franklin and James Buchanan. What are some other good reasons why Franklin County properties and Franklin County PA real estate is right for you?

History

Real estate in Franklin County is made more valuable due to the history of the land that it sits on. The county itself was named after Benjamin Franklin and was founded in 1750. James Buchanan was the 15th President of the United States and was also born in Franklin County. Landmarks such as Angle Farm and Brotherton Farm are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Parks and Rec

There are three main parks in Franklin County. Buchanan's Birthplace State Park is located in the town where he was born, Mont Alto State Park is the oldest park in the state and Caledonia State Park is located near Gettysburg. Gettysburg was the site of one of the most famous battles in the Civil War. Aside from the state parks, there are several smaller parks with designated open space for large gatherings, pickup basketball games and other outdoor activities.

Events

A variety of events take place within Franklin County. There are holiday celebrations held on the Fourth of July, Memorial Day and Christmas. Community book clubs, youth and high school sports leagues for students as well as shows and musical acts are also available to residents of the area.

Attractions

Penn State Mont Alto and Wilson College are two of the largest colleges within Franklin County. Students at Penn State Mont Alto specialize in subjects relating to biology and botany as it relates to forest settings. Sport fans can enjoy Pittsburgh Steelers games or Pittsburgh Pirates baseball to fill in the gaps when Penn State football is not in season.

Anyone who is interested in Franklin County homes should contact a Franklin County real estate agent or a Franklin County realtor today. This person can help you locate and close on Franklin County PA homes before they are no longer on the market. Whether you are looking for a great place to raise your kids or you want some of the best views in the country, homes for sale in Franklin County offers the best value for your money.


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