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Archive for: October 2010 posts

Written By Silas Chamberlin Those of you who travel the Lehigh Gorge know about the pair of dentures embedded in the mortar of some WPA-era stone work. Over the years, there have been rumors of…

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Lehigh Valley Greenways (LVG) is currently accepting applications for its most recent round of block grants.  With the support of the PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, LVG is able to provide funding to…

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Written By Rayne Schnabel and Silas Chamberlin On October 7, sixteen of the Moravian Hall Square “Happy Hikers” got their tails on the trail, during a morning walk on the newest section of the D&L…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Riegelsville is not the most well-known of Delaware Canal towns. Most tourists head straight for New Hope, Yardley, or Morrisville. If you stick to Rt. 611, you might even pass through…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin When completed, the East Coast Greenway (ECG) will provide a 3,000-mile link between northern Maine and Key West, with stops in every major city along the way. In a sense, you…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin On September 24th, exactly four months after closing for extensive repair, cleaning and painting, Morrisville’s Calhoun Street Bridge once again welcomed nearly 18,000 daily vehicles crossing the Delaware River between Morrisville,…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin The research website, Juggle.com, has recognized the D&L’s website and blog as one of the top heritage area websites in the nation.  According to the announcement, the D&L’s “industry-leading” site was…

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Written by Silas Chamberlin Crews are currently working to install new D&L signage throughout Delaware Canal State Park. Paid for with federal transportation enhancement funds, the new signage will help direct trail users to points…

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Written by Geri Delevich, Up River Productions New Hope is a small, scenic river town nestled along the Delaware River in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Located just an hour or two away from Philadelphia, New York…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin On September 30 and October 1, the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and the Wildlands Conservancy held the first Lehigh Valley Trails Summit at DeSales University in Center Valley. In…

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In late September, the D&L Trail Tenders once again flocked to Walnutport for their annual picnic.  This is a chance to celebrate all of the hard work our volunteers do for the D&L Trail with…

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Written by Silas Chamberlin Our “Take a Hike!” series periodically features a favorite day hike or bike on the D&L Trail. The fourth installment is a loop hike or bike on the towpaths of the…

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