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Get involved in the preservation of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor’s 165 miles of trail, home to hundreds of natural and historic resources. These sites are connected by the route that anthracite coal…

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Do you spend time walking, running or biking on the D&L Trail? Are you a business owner located along the D&L Trail? Do you have an interest in the D&L Trail and its future? If you…

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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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