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Delaware & Lehigh - Weissport Construction will Hibernate for the Winter

If you missed the local news, you might be wondering what is going on with the Weissport trail project. As noted previously, 2.7 miles of new trail surface are down and open between the trailhead…

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From Thursday October 16 to Saturday October 18, Lehigh University hosted the 75th annual Pennsylvania Historical Association conference at the Hotel Bethlehem. The conference opened Thursday night with a lecture by noted Abraham Lincoln scholar…

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Monday afternoon, Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan hosted a press conference at the historic Stock House, the oldest remaining structure on the Bethlehem Steel property. Recently, the City of Bethlehem (with input from the Lehigh Valley…

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The following article by Christopher Baxter appeared in the October 23, 2008 issue of the Morning Call: Stone stands once more: In raising vandalized grave marker, kin make sure the Hahn name remains proud. A…

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On Sunday, October 19, from noon to 6 pm, the Walnutport Canal Association will host the Walnutport Canal Festival, a day of festivities featuring live music, food and craft vendors, canoe rides, historical displays, and…

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Work at Lehigh Gap Nature Center is entering the final phases. The new trail surface is down and crews have begun installation of a fence to separate Paint Mill Road from the D&L Trail. Trail…

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On Thursday night, the South Bethlehem Historical Society (SBHS) presented an evening of events related to iconic photographer Walker Evans.  St. Michael’s Cemetery The night began with a gathering of about 30 community members in…

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The latest issue of A.T. Journeys, the official magazine of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC), features an article on the Lehigh Gap Nature Center, written by the Center’s director and friend of the D&L Trail,…

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The Fall 2008 issue of the D&L’s newsletter Along the Corridor is now available. This is our way of keeping you up-to-date on the D&L’s accomplishments and upcoming events. Inside this issue you will find…

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Trail surfacing and trailhead redesign work continues at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center. The new trail surface is down and rolled, and the trailhead, located just south of the Rt. 873 bridge, is now under…

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Rail trails got their start with Congress’ purely pragmatic deregulation of the railroad industry. During the 1970s, the railroad industry was faced with a deteriorating infrastructure, uncompetitive market structure, and the bankruptcy of several large companies. Existing regulations…

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As noted in a previous entry, a trail surfacing and trailhead redesign project is underway on the Weissport section of the D&L Trail.  On Friday, September 12, members of the community, the D&L, and local…

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