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Blog Post by: Martha Capwell Fox, Museum & Archives Coordinator The first Irish immigrants to Pennsylvania arrived in 1682, in the very first ship that brought William Penn’s Quakers to his new land. They were…

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Blog Post By: D&L Trail Manager, Lauren Golden The Carbon County Pedestrian Bridge at Jim Thorpe is the big thing happening on the D&L Trail these days (Groundbreaking is April 5th at 12 pm!). But…

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Hi, I’m the new Trail Programs Manager for D&L.  This is a new position that oversees programs that aid the public, businesses, and municipalities in enjoying, promoting, and protecting trails. These include continuing programs like…

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The D&L Ambassadors serve as representatives of the organization to the public in various roles. D&L Ambassadors are required to attend at least one training session to learn about the organization, how it operates, and…

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Where: Hugh Moore Park, 2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton PA 18042 When:  April 8, 2017, 9:00 am – Noon Celebrate National Volunteer Month and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s Opening Day for Trails by giving back to…

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Do you take lots of photos along the D&L Trail? Did you snap a great shot of Hank and George at the National Canal Museum? Submit up to five of your favorite photos taken in…

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Blog Post By: Terri Monserrat, D&L Communications & Outreach Coordinator It may seem like group activities on the D&L Trail occur infrequently in the winter, but there are plenty of places to look for fun outings….

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Gues Blog Post By: Laura Rohrbach My family has been in Freemansburg for generations. I grew up along the Lehigh Canal, looking for salamanders in the silt-laden water and listening to stories of mules and canal…

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Blog Post By: Pat Stephens, D&L GIS Analyst The D&L Half Marathon is the first race I have ever run, but it isn’t my first race. I’ve been racing bicycles now for about 3 years…

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Blog Post By: Jim Wilson, Parks Recreation Specialist, Northampton County Division of Parks & Recreation The Henry family of Northampton County is most famous for the iron and gun making industries they established in Nazareth,…

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Blog Post By: Patrick Stephens, D&L GIS Analyst In June, I was tasked to obtain centerline data for all 165 miles of the D&L Trail. This required me to ride, hike, and climb through every portion…

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We are excited to announce that long-awaited work has finally begun on several major D&L Trail construction projects. The Carbon County Connectivity Project launched with a grand ground-breaking and a great deal of media attention. …

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