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Delaware & Lehigh - DCNR bureau spotlights Delaware Canal repairs

The Bureau of Facility Design and Construction, a part of the DCNR that manages state park infrastructure projects, featured the rehabilitation of the Delaware Canal in its spring newsletter. The article provides a good overview…

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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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Protecting the historic and natural value of the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is not an easy task. In fact, it takes a large amount of resources and partnerships to accomplish this goal. As you know,…

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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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Despite the previous week’s rainy weather, over 30 people attended the Landmark Towns of Bucks County and Friends of the Delaware Canal Town to Towpath Bike Hike on Saturday, June 6th. DCNR Park Ranger Ian…

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The trail gods were looking out for the D&L last Friday, as a large group of volunteers, community members, politicians, and press gathered at the Weissport trailhead to dedicate the newest link in the 165-mile…

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Photographers take note! You have been invited to participate in a photo contest. The winning photographs will be displayed at our annual dinner in November and will be included in our first Reflections of the…

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Lehigh Carbon Community College‘s radio station (WXLV), with funding from a D&L challenge grant, produced a series of short, 5-8 minute vignettes about sites throughout the Corridor, including the Switchback Railroad, No.9 Coal Mine, and…

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The newest edition of the Delaware River Water Trail Guide (June 2009) just arrived in our office. This large, fold-out map shows all 200 miles of the water trail, from Hancock, NY to Falls at…

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I can’t believe I forgot to post photos from our National Trails Day celebration on Sand Island! We had visitors from the City of Bethlehem, National Park Service, DCNR, local outdoor groups, and Trail Tenders….

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