Directions and Parking

Please note:

If you are using an internet generated map, enter the address 809 Forbes Trail Road, Greensburg, PA 15601 or the words “Historic Hanna’s Town,” not Hannastown. This may lead you to the village of Hannastown, a former coal-company town unrelated to the historic site.

Directions

Route 22 East to Hanna’s Town
  • Take Route 22 East from Monroeville through Murrysville.
  • Cross over Route 66 at Delmont and continue to the intersection of Routes 22 & 819.There is a traffic light at this intersection. 
  • Make a right turn and continue on Rt. 819 for approximately 4.1 miles. (You will pass the village of Forbes Road.)
  • Make a left as you reach the intersection at the crest of a small hill. This is Forbes Trail Road.
  • Follow the winding road approximately 1.5 miles.
  • To park at the Education Center, prepare to turn left as you descend down a steep, curving hill. The Education Center parking lot will be on the left. and
  • To park in the lot along Hanna’s Town Road, go past the fort and tavern to the intersection.Turn left on to Hannastown Road and make a quick left turn into the parking lot.
Route 22 West to Hanna’s Town
  • Take Route 22 West to Route 119 South at New Alexandria. 
  • Follow the road through Crabtree. Bear right just after a restaurant/roadhouse on to Forbes Trail Road.
  • Look for the Parking sign at the intersection of the Forbes Road and Hannastown Road.
  • Make a right and then make a quick left turn into the parking lot, or go straight and turn right at the Education Center.
Turnpike Exit at New Stanton
  • Exit the turnpike and follow Route 119 North to Greensburg.
  • Follow Main Street/Route 119 into town.
  • Stay in the right lane, and make a right on to East Pittsburgh Street, which is one way going East (Rt. 119.)
  • The Westmoreland County Courthouse on your left at this intersection.
  • Follow the directions *Route 119 from Greensburg to the site.
Turnpike Exit from Irwin
  • Exit the turnpike on to Route 30 East to Greensburg.
  • Near Greensburg, you will come to a large intersection where you will see a shopping center with a Gabriel Brother’s store on your left and signs for Mt. Odin Park on your right.
  • Go through the intersection and get into the right lane.
  • Take the East Pittsburgh Street Exit to Greensburg. (East Pittsburgh Street is a one way street going east through town.)Pass the Westmoreland Hospital, which is on the right.
  • Go through the intersection of Main and East Pittsburgh Streets. The Westmoreland County Courthouse is on the left.
  • Follow the directions *Route 119 from Greensburg to the site.
Route 119 from Greensburg
  • Either cross Main Street or make the right on to East Pittsburgh Street, and get into the left lane.
  • Go to the second traffic light and make a left on to Arch Street.  You will see signs for Rt. 119 and Historic Hanna’s Town.
  • Stay in the right lane and go through the railroad tunnel.
  • Stay in the right lane and go through the intersection following Rt. 119 North. You will pass a Sheetzconvenience store on your left.
  • Follow Route 119 North past the Greensburg Recreation facilities at Lynch Field (on the right). The All Saints Brewery is on the right at the intersection of Rt.119 and Roseytown Road. 
  • Follow the road for approximately 2 miles. You will see a sign for “Hanna’s Town” on your right. 
  • Make the next left on to the Hannastown Road (State Rt. 1055).
  • Follow the road to the next intersection; the fort is in the field on your left.
  • Go through the intersection and make a left turn into the parking lot, or turn left on Forbes Trail Road and then right into the Education Center parking lot.
Route 30 West
  • Follow Route 30 West towards Greensburg past the Mountain View Inn.
  • Follow Rt. 30 to the intersection of George’s Station Road and make a right. You will see a Holiday Inn Express and a Red Lobster on the left, and a car dealership, Sunoco station and Vallozzi’s Restaurant on the right.
  • Go through the intersection of Donohoe & George’s Station (four-way stop signs) and follow George’s Station Road.
  • You will come to a ‘Y’ in the road; bear to the right.
  • Make a left on to Cameo Lane and follow it to the intersection of Rt. and make a left.
  • Bear to the right on to Forbes Trail Road just past the restaurant on the right.
  • Look for the Parking sign at the intersection of the Forbes Road and Hannastown Road.
  • Make a right at the stop sign and then make a quick left turn into the parking lot, or go straight through the intersection and turn right at the Education Center.

Parking

Regular site visits

Parking for regular site visits is available in the gravel and paved lots at the Education Center or in the gravel lot along Hannastown Road. Admissions is located in the Education Center. If you park in the lot along Hannastown Road, enjoy a walk up the crushed gravel pathway past the log buildings to the Education Center.

Handicap parking is available next to the Steel Farmhouse and at the far end of the Education Center. Both lots have easy access to the Education Center entrances.

Reenactments and Antiques Markets

For special events such as Frontier Court Days and the Antiques & Collectibles Markets, parking is available in the field along Hannastown Road.

At the intersection of Hannastown Road and Forbes Trail Road, turn south along Hannastown Road and look for the parking sign on the right.

For reenactments, handicap parking is available at the Education Center.