Joseph Priestley House

Northumberland, Pennsylvania

Links of Interest

Make a pilgrimage to the Joseph Priestley Memorial Chapel in Northumberland, PA at

Visit the American Chemical Society’s Web site, Joseph Priestley and Discovery of Oxygen

To find additional Joseph Priestley materials held by Dickinson College, visit the Dickinson College Archives Department.

Learn about Joseph Priestley’s role as a member of the Lunar Society in West Midlands, England, at

Many Priestley related items are located at Penn State libraries. Penn State Library Priestley Collection

Priestley page produced by Dr. Goronwy Tudor Jones, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom that includes links to an article from book, “Priestley in Birmingham” and a 20-minute video in which the narrator, dressed in 18th century costume, re-enacts some of Priestley’s experiments and discusses their significance.

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For other visitor attractions, accommodations, and dining near Joseph Priestley House, visit

The Priestley Savidge House is local venue for weddings and receptions. Owners of the site have graciously permitted the Friends of Joseph Priestley house to hold the annual members dinner meeting in their large maharaja tent.

While you are visiting Joseph Priestley House, explore other sites on the PA Trail of History

For everyone interested in Pennsylvania history, visit for essays, images, audio files, videos, original documents & Pennsylvania Standards-based lesson plans based on Pennsylvania’s famous blue historical markers.

Learn about the Pennsylvania Heritage Society, a non-profit organization supporting the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission at