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The D&L Blog: Events

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On Monday, a crowd of government officials and D&L Trail devotees braved grey skies and drizzle to dedicate a 2.7-mile section of trail between Cementon and Laurys Station in Lehigh County. The new section runs…

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Why do we look forward to spring? The Phillies’ home opener? The first day of trout season? The forests slowly filling up with fresh, green leaves? Sure, all of those are great, but for the…

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This year’s National Trails Day event will feature a trail dedication in Jim Thorpe and bike ride through Lehigh Gorge State Park. The trail dedication will begin at 10:30 AM at the new trailhead in…

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Don’t let this week’s warm weather fool you. The sad fact is that we are only half way through winter.  Why not embrace it by attending Emmaus’ SnowBlast Winter Festival on February 5-6? Every year…

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The protection of the Appalachian Trail (AT) led to the passage of the National Trails System Act of 1968 and the designation of the AT as our nation’s first National Scenic Trail. In Pennsylvania, the…

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After being postponed a week due to weather, the Walnutport Canal Festival was held Sunday October 24. A beautiful fall day greeted the hundreds of festival goers. The festival is a great combination of food,…

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We’ve had a great response to the D&L’s first annual photo contest. Many of the entries are now posted in the photo gallery section of our website. The contest continues through October 9, so get…

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On the evening of September 8, the South Bethlehem Historical Society will hold its annual meeting at the Bethlehem Masonic Temple, on Brighton and Cherokee Streets. This year’s meeting promises to be especially interesting, as…

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On July 8, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was read (for only the third time publicly) from the steps of the historic Easton courthouse. Every year the city of Easton celebrates the unique occasion during…

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Wilkes-Barre’s annual RiverFest is always a good time, but this year was special. Not only did the festival celebrate its tenth anniversary, but it also included the dedication of the recently completed, $30 million River…

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A lively stretch of the Delaware Canal from Centre Bridge to New Hope will be explored during a “Member’s Choice Walk” on Sunday, July 19. The 9.5 mile round trip hike, sponsored by the Friends…

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If you’ve ever wished that you could have seen the Canal in the days when mules still pulled coal-filled boats along the waterway, your opportunity has returned. By popular demand, the two vintage 1930’s Delaware…

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