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By Elissa Garofalo Jim Thorpe (a.k.a. Mauch Chunk) is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year. It’s befitting that the iconic Lehigh Coal & Navigation (LC&N) Building received a meticulous restoration in preparation. Preservation work like…

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By Elissa Garofalo, D&L Executive Director Since this was a particularly exciting fall season, we decided to close out 2017 with a uniquely D&L Top 10 List. From the installation of the historic Mansion House…

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Today is #GivingTuesday – a day dedicated to giving throughout the world. How will you give back? By volunteering? Becoming a member? Donating? There are countless ways to support the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage…

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By Lauren Golden, D&L Trail & Stewardship Manager The D&L’s list of trail projects is long and ranges from very large bridge projects to quite small improvements to improve safety. Although these smaller projects are…

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By Pat Stephens, D&L GIS Analyst and Cartographer For the past several years, we at the D&L have considered Cementon (mile 83) our southern cap to the many miles bikeable south of the Jim Thorpe…

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By Brian Greene, D&L Trail Programs Manager Where does the trail go in the photo above? Is there a trail if there are no paths, signs, or markings? This might be a better question and…

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Where: Weissport Canal  – Park at Weissport Trailhead, Bridge Street, Weissport, PA 18235 When: Sunday Nov 12, 2017 1:00 – 4:00PM What: The local D&L Trail Tenders are working on improving and protecting the canal…

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Come sit a spell in the crisp autumn air and find out why concrete phone booths (like this one on the Asher F. Boyer Trail near Three Mile Dam) dotted the Lehigh and Delaware Valleys, along…

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Where: Route 33 Boat Launch  – Park at Boat Launch Trailhead, Bethlehem Township, PA When: Saturday Nov 18, 2017 9:30AM – 12:30PM What: The D&L Trail Tenders are working on improving wayfinding along the D&L…

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Post by: Patrick Stephens, GIS Analyst & Cartographer at D&L Maps and signs are intimately connected to one another. The map is the overhead view that shows you where you are relative to other things….

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Post by: Brian Greene, Trail Programs Manager at D&L Great things happen when you combine two good things.  Peanut butter and chocolate, phones and computers, ice tea and lemonade are all examples of the sum being greater…

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Post by: Lauren Golden, Trail & Stewardship Manager at D&L Carbon County is so very close to being the first of the 5 counties with its section of D&L Trail fully connected. Although the Mansion…

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