Buchanan's Birthplace State Park


This park is nestled in the gap of Tuscarora Mountain. Dedicated in honor of the 15th president of the United States, this narrow, peaceful hollow is the site of James Buchanan's birthplace. A stone pyramid monument surrounded by majestic conifers stands on the site of the original cabin where he was born. Buck Run is a native brook trout stream.

Buchanan's Birthplace State Park is an 18.5-acre park nestled in a gap of the Tuscarora Mountain in Franklin County. The park and surrounding forested mountains offer an abundance of beauty throughout the year.

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Recreational Guide

Buchanan's Birthplace State Park Map (.pdf)  (537 kb, 11/13)
 

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