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Delaware & Lehigh - A Phone Booth in the Woods?

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Come sit a spell in the crisp autumn air and find out why concrete phone booths (like this one on the Asher F. Boyer Trail near Three Mile Dam) dotted the Lehigh and Delaware Valleys, along…

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Haunted Hugh Moore Park is back for a Frightfully Fun Fourth Year!  – Join Us for the Event or Volunteer with Us! We invite you to join us for our family-friendly Halloween event “Haunted Hugh…

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This summer our GIS Analyst intern, Miranda Waldman (Pennsylvania State University Dept. of Geography), made an interactive web mapping application that allows users to compare maps of the Lehigh Canal from 1864 with modern imagery….

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Blog Post By: Dennis Scholl, D&L Education Manager Rain, rain go away, come again another day. Just not on weekdays between April 24 and June 13. Well, maybe after 2 p.m. That would be acceptable….

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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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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: Martha Capwell Fox, D&L Museum & Archives Coordinator Scott Herring has spent years photographing Pennsylvania’s legendary anthracite mines, miners and trains. He’s now organizing a region-wide celebration of Pennsylvania’s hard coal culture…

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Blog Post By: Pam Coleman, D&L Landmark Towns Coordinator The Landmark Towns of Bucks County  – Morrisville, Yardley and New Hope  – presented their annual Community Achievement Awards to outstanding individuals at the annual Reception…

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Blog Post By: Terri Monserrat, D&L Communications & Education Coordinator 2,000 miles. 40 teams. 8 destinations. That’s the premise of Fireball Run Adventurally, an exciting reality TV show that filmed at the National Canal Museum…

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The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities year-round, indoors or out. Right now, we are searching for volunteers for the 2016 D&L Heritage Half Marathon. We expect a…

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