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Delaware & Lehigh - D&L Member Feature: Sharon Wunner of Bear Creek Township

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When D&L Member Sharon Wunner of Bear Creek Township retired in January 2016, she got a new perspective on life. She began to embrace what she calls the “three H’s” of living near a nationally…

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You may have read the article in The Morning Call about a Bethlehem Steel wall mural at Unity Bank that shows a high-pressure cylinder being bored inside Bethlehem Steel’s No. 2 machine shop. Yes, that high…

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Park visitors can learn about pollinators through crafts and other activities.

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On a warm, mid-March afternoon, Hugh and his daughter, Kathleen, decided to visit the building in hopes of finding out more about their familial ties to Easton. Their journey, 10 years in the making, unfurled a tapestry of cross-continent connections to the D&L.

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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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Haunted Hugh Moore Park is back for a Frightfully Fun Fourth Year!  – Join Us for the Event or Volunteer with Us! We invite you to join us for our family-friendly Halloween event “Haunted Hugh…

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Blog Post by: Martha Capwell Fox, Museum & Archives Coordinator The first Irish immigrants to Pennsylvania arrived in 1682, in the very first ship that brought William Penn’s Quakers to his new land. They were…

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Blog Post By: Martha Capwell Fox, D&L Museum & Archives Coordinator Scott Herring has spent years photographing Pennsylvania’s legendary anthracite mines, miners and trains. He’s now organizing a region-wide celebration of Pennsylvania’s hard coal culture…

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Blog Post By: Terri Monserrat, D&L Communications & Education Coordinator 2,000 miles. 40 teams. 8 destinations. That’s the premise of Fireball Run Adventurally, an exciting reality TV show that filmed at the National Canal Museum…

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The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities year-round, indoors or out. Right now, we are searching for volunteers for the 2016 D&L Heritage Half Marathon. We expect a…

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Blog Post By: Lauren Golden, D&L Trail & Outreach Coordinator On April 16th the D&L kicked off the first of this year’s Trail Tender Seven Saturdays events at Hugh Moore Park. The cleanup was organized in…

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Blog Post By: Martha Capwell Fox, Museum and Archives Coordinator Easton’s iconic industry, Dixie Cup, is featured in a new exhibit at the National Canal Museum this summer. “Dixie: Easton’s Cup of Health and Happiness” draws from advertisements, photographs, video, and…

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