P. P. Bliss Gospel Songwriters Museum
Rome, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

P P Bliss Gospel Songwriters Museum

The Museum was formed in 1964 to preserve the memory of P. P. Bliss and other gospel songwriters from Bradford County, Pennylvania, who wrote many of the beloved Christian hymns during the 1800's. The Museum is in the house that Mr. Bliss purchased in 1863 for his parents.

The Museum houses numerous items associated with P. P. Bliss and other Bradford County musicians including Daniel B. Towner. Items relating to Bliss include:
—A flute that P. P. Bliss purchased for a song
—P. P. and Lucy's marriage license
—A Bible presented and signed by P. P. Bliss
—Numerous song books and sheet music
—Articles of clothing belonging to the Bliss family
—News articles about the Ashtabula Train disaster
—P. P. Bliss melodeon

Contact information:
P. P. Bliss Gospel Songwriters Museum
P.O. Box 84
Main Street (Route 187)
Rome, PA 18837
Phone: (570) 247-2228
Email: ppbmuseum@cableracer.com
Open: Wed. & Sat., 1-4 pm; Memorial Day to Labor Day. Tours at other times by appointment.

Photograph by Stephen & Dorothy Ross for WholesomeWords.org 2009.



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