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Post by: Elissa Garofalo, D&L President/Executive Director “D&L” means different things to different people. There are many different ways find your special place in the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and there are many…

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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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Immigration and the refugee crises have been in the news recently, but these familiar stories are woven throughout America’s past, too, as waves of immigrants left their countries for the promise of a new life in a new land. Two of this summer’s…

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By Rebecca VanHorn, D&L Intern The Immersion Days hosted by the National Canal Museum are well-known to local elementary school children and their families, but perhaps lesser known to the broader community. As a new…

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Museum Hours: June 6 to August 30: Wednesday to Sunday, 11:30-4:30 pm September: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays: 11:30-4:30 October: Saturdays and Sundays 11:30-4:30 only through October 11th ** Canal Boat Rides at Noon, 1:00pm, 2:00pm,…

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This summer the D&L welcomed two new interns, Michael and Rebecca. We’d like to introduce them! Michael Sutherland Education: Bachelor of Science in Geography, Minor in GIS, Penn State University ‘16 Age: 21 Favorite Dessert:…

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The Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor has announced an autumn addition to its series of dinner cruises on the Josiah White II canal boat. “Conversations on the Canal: Our Anthracite Heritage” has been scheduled…

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The Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is holding its second summer dinner cruise aboard the mule-powered Josiah White II canal boat. The cruise will be held August 23 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm…

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Spend a pleasant summer evening cruising on the Lehigh Canal aboard the Josiah White II, listening to songs and stories about life on the canal while enjoying a delicious Victorian-style picnic dinner. The first of…

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Imagine the beautiful setting that would be created with water flowing through the New Hope Canal.  Residents and tourists alike would benefit by having a historical piece of history brought back to life.  This is…

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The photo below shows a group from the Northeast Region National Heritage Areas outside the dome of the U.S. Capitol, with the Washington Monument in the background.  They are smiling because legislation was introduced this…

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Morning Call columnist Bill White recently featured Tales of the Towpath in his weekly column.  Bill visited a a social studies fair at Roosevelt Elementary School in Allentown, where the fourth-grade classes were presenting their…

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