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Mt. Jewett Swedish Festival

Each August enjoy ethnic food, music, and entertainment with a Swedish flavor. The annual Swedish Festival celebrates the Swedish heritage of Mount Jewett with a traditional Swedish Smorgasbord.

Highlights include rides for children and adults, a maypole dance, Scandinavian folk band with Swedish dancers, a Norwegian storyteller, parade and fireworks.

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Kinzua Viaduct – Wonder of the World

kinzua-overlookMt. Jewett, PA is just minutes away from one of the great wonders of the world: the Kinzua Viaduct. When it was built in the 1800s, it was the world’s highest and longest railroad span. Suffering disrepair, the bridge was hit by a tornado in 2003.

Today, the partially restored viaduct features a platform for viewing the fallen half of the span, plus a glass window for viewing the gorge below.

There is no fee to visit the park or the Sky Walk. Enjoy a picnic and trek through the many trails in the area against dramatic scenery you’ll find nowhere else.

More To Do

kaffe-solWhile you’re in town, check out the Swedish motif at Jewett’s Kaffe Sol on West Main Street. Enjoy a latte or cappuccino and their signature cinnamon roll or Swedish Rye Bread.

After you take a browse through small shops, visit the traditional octagon-shaped Swedish architecture of Nebo Lutheran Chapel built in 1887.