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Entrance Gate to the Villa Grounds

Villa Sacred Heart

Photo by Adriane Kinner

St. Cryil Basilica and Academy

Photo By Chris Davis

Sts.Cyril and Methodious Basilicia

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Stained Glass Window in Basilica

 

Holy water font basilica

Jankola Tombstone

 

 

Directions to the Jankola Library & Slovak Museum

Directions to Villa Sacred Heart Danville, Pennsylvania...
   *Please click for specific directions for the following areas*

Baltimore (147 miles)/Washington D.C. (188 miles)

New York (160 miles)/New England

Endicott (142 miles)/Scranton (73 miles)

Pittsburgh (170 miles)/Midwest

Harrisburg (73 miles)

Philadelphia (145 miles)

Lebanon (83 miles)

VSH Buildings
-Basilica
-Villa Mansion
-Maria Hall
-Farmhouse (Hermitage) Community Center at the Meadows

Taken from the SSCM web site


Baltimore (147 miles)/Washington D.C. (188 miles)

Take I-95 North to I-83 North. On I-83, take Exit 41 to Camp Hill, follow 581 West for 2 miles and take Exit 5A to Routes 11/15 North toward Camp Hill. Continue on Route 11/15 North to Route 11 North (watch for right hand turn toward Danville at Tedd's Landing Restaurant). When in Danville, at the light by Wendy's, continue on Route 11 North. At the second light, past Wendy's, stay to the right of the fork following Route 11 North. Two lights later, at the Dunkin Donuts, turn left, then make an immediate right into the Villa gate. Follow the road and stay to the left at the fork. See additional directions for the particular building in which you are interested at the top of this page.


New York (160 miles)/ New England

Take I-80 West to Exit 224 (Danville). Take Route 54 East to Route 11 North, turning left at the light by Wendy's. At the second light, past Wendy's, stay to the right of the fork following Route 11 North. Two lights later, at the Dunkin Donuts, turn left, then make an immediate right into the Villa gate. Follow the road and stay to the left at the fork. See additional directions for the particular building in which you are interested at the top of this page.


Endicott (142 miles)/Scranton (73 miles)

Take I-81 South to I-80 West. Take Exit 224 (Danville). Take Route 54 East to Route 11 North, turning left at the light by Wendy's. At the second light, past Wendy's, stay to the right of the fork following Route 11 North. Two lights later, at the Dunkin Donuts, turn left, then make an immediate right into the Villa gate. Follow the road and stay to the left at the fork. See additional directions for the particular building in which you are interested at the top of this page.


Pittsburgh (170 miles)/Midwest

Take I-80 East to Exit 224 (Danville). Take Route 54 East to Route 11 North, turning left at the light by Wendy's. At the second light, past Wendy's, stay to the right of the fork following Route 11 North. Two lights later, at the Dunkin Donuts, turn left, then make an immediate right into the Villa gate. Follow the road and stay to the left at the fork. See additional directions for the particular building in which you are interested at the top of this page.


Harrisburg (73 miles)

Take I-83 North to Route 322 West to Route 11/15 North. Continue on Route 11/15 North to Route 11 North (watch for right hand turn toward Danville at Tedd's Landing Restaurant). When in Danville, at the light by Wendy's, continue on Route 11 North. At the second light, past Wendy's, stay to the right of the fork following Route 11 North. Two lights later, at the Dunkin Donuts, turn left, then make an immediate right into the Villa gate. Follow the road and stay to the left at the fork. See additional directions for the particular building in which you are interested at the top of this page.


Philadelphia (145 miles)

Take PA Turnpike 476 Northeast Extension to I-80 West. Take Exit 224 (Danville). Take Route 54 East to Route 11 North, turning left at the light by Wendy's. At the second light, past Wendy's, stay to the right of the fork following Route 11 North. Two lights later, at the Dunkin Donuts, turn left, then make an immediate right into the Villa gate. Follow the road and stay to the left at the fork. See additional directions for the particular building in which you are interested at the top of this page.


Lebanon (83 miles)

Take Route 72 North to I-81 North to Exit 116. Turn left onto Route 901 North. Stay on this winding road until it joins Route 54 West. Follow Route 54 West into Danville, across the bridge, through the underpass, to the light by Wendy's. Turn right onto Route 11 North. At the second light, past Wendy's, stay to the right of the fork following Route 11 North. Two lights later, at the Dunkin Donuts, turn left, then make an immediate right into the Villa gate. Follow the road and stay to the left at the fork. See additional directions for the particular building in which you are interested at the top of this page.


VSH Buildings
Basilica

Continue up the hill and past the Villa Mansion and barns on your left. At the stop sign, turn right and make an immediate left around the gazebo. Continue straight ahead. Park in the lot near the garages. Go through the main glass doors then ring the doorbell and wait for the receptionist to open the doors and greet you.

Maria Hall

Continue up the hill and stay toward the right at the fork in the road. Continue on this road past the orchards on the left to the big parking lot on the left in front of Maria Hall (white building). Enter through the main doors and the receptionist will buzz you in.

Villa Mansion

Continue up the hill toward the cream colored stucco Villa Mansion. When you reach the back of the Villa, turn left into a small parking area. Ring the doorbell at the door on the right marked Entrance.

Farmhouse (Hermitage)

From the light in Danville by Dunkin Donuts continue on 11 North (through another traffic light) for 1.3 miles. (Landmarks: Pinebrook Homes, Unida Pizza, Shannon Tire.) When you see "Alpha Hearing Center" (brown wooden building on left), get into the center turning lane. Turn left onto Schoolhouse Road. (If you pass Maria Joseph Manor on 11 North, you've gone too far.) Go 2/10 of a mile (passing Ann Drive on the right) and turn right into the first driveway (crushed stone parking area for the white farmhouse).

Community Center at the Meadows

From the light in Danville by Dunkin Donuts, continue on 11 North for 1.5 miles. (Landmarks: Pinebrook Homes, Unida Pizza, Shannon Tire, Emmanuel Center, Alpha Hearing Center.) After these lankmarks, on your left, you will pass Schoolhouse Road and will see the Meadows homes. Make a left into the first Maria Joseph Manor driveway. Continue straight for 2/10 of a mile. (You'll be going straight on Tower View Circle.) Make a left into large parking area in front of the Community center at the Meadows.

 

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