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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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Written By Silas Chamberlin Last Thursday evening, the D&L hosted its second annual Partners Recognition Dinner at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem. This is our chance to honor those people and organizations that have made significant…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin This week I had the opportunity to drive out to Lock Ridge Furnace Park in Alburtis, Lehigh County.  My mission was to come up with a signage plan for the park,…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Reminder: If you plan to attend this unique event, please send a quick email to [email protected], so we know you are coming! On November 18 from 7-9 pm, the National Trust…

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Written by Silas Chamberlin Our “Take a Hike!” series periodically features a favorite day hike or bike on the D&L Trail. The fifth installment is a trip on the very-popular Walnutport section of the Lehigh…

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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 Those of you who travel the Lehigh Gorge know about the pair of dentures embedded in the mortar of some WPA-era stone work. Over the years, there have been rumors of…

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Lehigh Valley Greenways (LVG) is currently accepting applications for its most recent round of block grants.  With the support of the PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, LVG is able to provide funding to…

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Written By Rayne Schnabel and Silas Chamberlin On October 7, sixteen of the Moravian Hall Square “Happy Hikers” got their tails on the trail, during a morning walk on the newest section of the D&L…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Riegelsville is not the most well-known of Delaware Canal towns. Most tourists head straight for New Hope, Yardley, or Morrisville. If you stick to Rt. 611, you might even pass through…

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