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Trail Blog #4 Written by: Jay Marsden The focus of my blog posts so far has been to uncover hidden secrets along the D&L Trail.  The “gems” if you will, surrounding the Trail in the…

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Trail Blog #3 Written by: Jay Marsden Separated by the Lehigh River, Walnutport and Slatington are two small towns that held a very large significance in their time; yet, they served two very different purposes….

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Trail Blog #2 Written by: Jay Marsden The rich history in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, the place that I call my home, is no secret. From being the thriving coal town of the 19th century named…

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Trail Blog #1 Written by: Jay Marsden Last week I spent a day in and around White Haven, the north entrance to Lehigh Gorge State Park and the D&L Trail. I was able to hitch…

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Greetings Trail Tenders, It is the season once again to get our hands dirty and do our part to maintain our beloved parks, locks, and trails. The following is a list of upcoming clean ups…

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Help us celebrate the beginning of construction of the D&L Trail’s newest access point. The Lehighton Trailhead will provide access to the soon-to-be-completed section of trail between Lehighton and the East Penn Boat Launch. What:…

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Written by Jay Marsden As a college student, can I truly be sure of the future ahead of me? Of course not – that’s exactly why I accepted a summer internship outside of my major….

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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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Thanks to the efforts of many, the Greater Hazleton Area Civic Partnership Rails to Trails program is now a landowner.  Upon Elton Dietterick, executive vice-president of Blue Ridge Real Estate Company, and Bob Skulsky, executive…

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As many of you know, construction of the new turnpike bridge over the Lehigh River at Parryville has been ongoing for a couple of years now.  In 2008, Jim Deebil of the Lehighton Sewer Authority…

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Each year the D&L staff visit a different part of the Corridor for our holiday lunch.  This year we travelled to Washington Crossing for some tasty vittles and frosty tipples at the historic Washington Crossing…

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