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The D&L Blog: History

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Written by Silas Chamberlin The Collective Memory Project is a joint effort between the Alliance for Sustainable Communities and concerned individuals to help educate the public about the rich history of immigration in the Lehigh…

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Written by Silas Chamberlin DCNR annually names a “River of the Year.”  In 2007, the Lehigh River took top honors.  This year, the Delaware River tops the list.  Check out the DCNR press release below:…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin A new pictorial history of industrial behemoth Bethlehem Steel is now available for purchase. Authors Ann Bartholomew and Donald Stuart Young worked with the Canal History and Technology Press, the publishing…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Frank “Wyso” Wysochansky’s spent most of his life in Blakely, PA, a coal-mining community near Scranton. Having lost his father in a mining accident, Wyso was familiar with the harsh realities…

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Written by Silas Chamberlin Those of you who frequent the Freemansburg section of the D&L Trail have probably noticed the new observation deck, constructed as part of Jonathan Yu’s Eagle Scout project. The new deck…

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The popular children’s storybook “Tales of the Towpath” has been released in audiobook version as a teaching tool for low-level readers, visually-impaired students, and English as a Second Language (ESL) students taking part in the…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin On November 18 from 7-9 pm, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Preservation Pennsylvania, and the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor will host a region-wide…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin On September 24th, exactly four months after closing for extensive repair, cleaning and painting, Morrisville’s Calhoun Street Bridge once again welcomed nearly 18,000 daily vehicles crossing the Delaware River between Morrisville,…

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Written by Geri Delevich, Up River Productions New Hope is a small, scenic river town nestled along the Delaware River in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Located just an hour or two away from Philadelphia, New York…

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By Debby Colgan (Morrisville Environmental Advisory Council) and Donna Boone (Landmark Towns Coordinator) On September 22, during the autumnal equinox a group of interested citizens, government officials and volunteers, joined the Morrisville Environmental Advisory Council…

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By Donna Boone, Landmark Towns Coordinator As summer winds down, the Landmark Towns of Bucks County welcome Autumn with a full calendar of fairs, festival and fun events for the entire family. The boroughs of…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Remember that weekend last fall when you and your buddies piled into the car and made an epic journey through the Corridor, consuming large quantities of only the finest beer and…

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