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Flat Iron Building

The Flatiron Building Heritage Center is an historical museum located along Market Street, in the heart of Brownsville Pennsylvania. Built in the 1830's, the Flatiron Building is named for its unique rounded front giving the appearance of an oldfashioned clothing iron.

In May of 1997 the first floor of the building opened as a museum. The heritage center commemorates the history of Brownsville's two epochs: westward migration, and the industrial era of coal and coke. Among the many exhibits -in the museum you will find a replica of one of the steamboats which once cruised along the Monongahela River, actual tools used in local coal mines, and a sculpture of a coal miner by local artist Frank L. Melega.

The heritage center is free to the public, donations are welcome.

Contact Information

Hours: 11 AM to 9 PM Mon - Sat, Noon - 8 PM Sundays.

The Flatiron Building Heritage Center
69 Market St
Brownsville, PA 15417

Directions from the Inne at Watson's Choice

  • Turn Left on Route 21 East
  • Travel 1.9 miles to intersection (YWBA on Left)
  • Turn Left on Duck Hollow Road
  • Travel 0.8 miles to intersection.
  • Turn Right on New Salem Road
  • Travel 1.2 miles to intersection of US40
  • Turn Left onto US40 West
  • At about 9 miles at a traffic light you will turn right, proceed about 0.1 mile then turn left
  • Travel 10.8 miles to Brownsville (just before crossing Lane-Bane Bridge)
  • Turn Right onto Market
  • Travel 50 yards to intersection
  • Turn Left on Market St
  • Travel 0.1 mile to Flatiron Building on right

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