MENU

The D&L Blog: History

Delaware & Lehigh - Burning Hot for 250 Years: Celebrating Pennsylvania’s Anthracite Heritage

Archive for: History posts

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

Blog Post By: Terri Monserrat, Communications & Education Coordinator Did you know that Thomas Jefferson called coffee “the favorite drink of the civilized world?” When it comes to important drinks of U.S. history, coffee just…

Continue Reading

The D&L will celebrate the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial this month. Established by Congress in 1988, the D&L it is one of 49 National Heritage Areas in the U.S. that tell the vibrant story of…

Continue Reading

Blog Post By: Terri Monserrat, D&L Communciations & Education Coordinator Endurance races have always captured my imagination. Little wonder that the Tour de France – with its steep mountain climbs, breathtaking descents and fans with…

Continue Reading

Guest Post by: Lincoln Steward On June 25th and 26th, Lincoln Steward and Scott Pretti rode almost all of the D&L Trail’s 165 miles from Bristol to Glen Summit AND BACK in one continuous ride. This…

Continue Reading

Guest Post by: Lincoln Steward On June 25th and 26th, Lincoln Steward and Scott Pretti rode almost all of the D&L Trail’s 165 miles from Bristol to Glen Summit AND BACK in one continuous ride. This…

Continue Reading

Blog Post By: Pam Coleman, D&L Landmark Towns and Trail Towns Coordinator What do Catasauqua and New Hope have in common? They are both Trail Towns along the D&L Trail. As municipalities located along the D&L Trail, they…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading