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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: 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: 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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Blog Post By: Lauren Golden, D&L Trail & Outreach Coordinator On April 16th the D&L kicked off the first of this year’s Trail Tender Seven Saturdays events at Hugh Moore Park. The cleanup was organized in…

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Blog Post By: Martha Capwell Fox, Museum and Archives Coordinator Easton’s iconic industry, Dixie Cup, is featured in a new exhibit at the National Canal Museum this summer. “Dixie: Easton’s Cup of Health and Happiness” draws from advertisements, photographs, video, and…

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Blog Post By: Dennis Scholl, D&L Director of Museum & Education Services The popular D&L elementary school field trip program, Immersion Days, has grown by leaps and bounds over the past few years, and now attracts 2,400 students throughout its 7-week…

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Post by: Danielle Wolfrum, D&L Advancement Officer There are many reasons to become a member of the D&L this June, not only does your membership support all the work we do on the trail, at…

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Post by: Martha Capwell Fox, Archives & Museum Coordinator “Collect them all.” It’s probably the most persuasive advertising phrase in our language. But did you know that one of the earliest adopters of that approach…

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Next week the D&L’s Dinner & Auction will take place for the second year on Thursday, April 28th at 6pm. If you haven’t sent in your RSVP, you will want to do that now-there are…

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9 Reasons why being a D&L volunteer is awesome…                …it’s really ok to ask “what’s in it for me?” when asked to donate your time! You are working…

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