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It's A Beautiful Day to Explore Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood

Share your love of the classic series with the kids on this new trail.


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Courtesy of Heinz History Center Facebook page

 

Do the kids love Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood? Show them where that show got its start, by taking a trek on Pennsylvania’s new Fred Rogers Trail. If you remember watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood as a kid, this journey is the perfect way to pay homage.

In conjunction with the show’s 50th anniversary, the trail marks 15 different locations inspired by the beloved icon. Take a walk down memory lane at these PA spots.

  • The Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College, where you can check out show artifacts like puppets from the show, Daniel Tiger’s clock and Rogers’ infamous sweaters and sneakers.

  • The Senator John Heinz History Center, which features the largest collection of items from the TV set, including the entryway and living room.

  • The Tribute to Children monument, which boasts a 10-foot bronze statue and boasts an amazing view of Pittsburgh.

  • The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, perfect for Daniel Tiger fans looking for a ride on the iconic car.

You can check out the full three-day excursion online. Can't make the trip soon? Check out the documentary Won't You Be My Neighbor? in theaters now.

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