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THE MARS AREA HISTORY & LANDMARKS SOCIETY TRAIN STATION AND MUSEUM Dates: Each Friday Times: 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., or by appointment Address: 1 Brickyard Road, Mars Contact: marshistory.org, or 724.625.4478 Stop by and tour the remodeled train station, constructed in 1897, the circa 1906 red caboose, the Adams Station of the Butler Shortline Trolley Route and the gift shop. Get your own piece of Mars history! Visit the website for more information on the museum’s operating hours. MCCANDLESS/NORTHERN ALLEGHENY HERITAGE CENTER Address: East Ingomar Road, McCandless Township Contact: townofmccandless.org Targeted to open this spring/summer, this replica of a one‑room schoolhouse will contain a collection of North Allegheny School District photographs, documents, yearbooks and sports memorabilia; 20th century life artifacts of popular culture (toys, household items, tools, military memorabilia, etc.); and North Hills‑related research materials and photos (including the surrounding communities of Bradford 40 724.942.0940 TO ADVERTISE | Shaler Woods, Franklin Park, Marshall and Pine townships, and Ross). Visit the website for more information. SELF‑GUIDED WALKING TOUR OF SEWICKLEY: THE LIFE OF AN AMERICAN VILLAGE Address: Throughout the Sewickley Area Contact: sewickleyhistory.org/index.php/gifts/ books/45-tour-guides-the-life-of-an-american- village-sewickley-pennsylvania, or 412.741.5315 These two walking tour guides were published by the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation and the “Sewickley Celebrates 150” Committee, in recognition of Sewickley Borough’s Sesquicentennial in 2003. The first booklet tours the commercial and residential neighborhoods in the eastern half of the borough; the second covers Sewickley’s first historic district. To obtain the map for a self‑guided walking tour, contact the Sewickley Valley Historical Society website for more information.   ■ Have an idea for a staycation? Email editors@icmags.com to submit the information.