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Allegheny Portage Railroad Daily Summer Programs

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Allegheny Portage RailroadAllegheny Portage Railroad Daily Summer Programs
Dates: June 3, 2012 - Sept. 3, 2012
Place: Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
Times: Morning Activities  10:00am - 12:00pm
          Afternoon Activities  2:00pm - 4:00pm

Visit a place of Pennsylvania History, and watch the daily, costumed interpretations of some of the most important activities that fueled the function of the Allegheny Portage Railroad.

Activities include:Lemon House tours; farm to factory demonstrations; stone cutting; log hewing; rope making; period games; and more!
Morning activities are held from 10:00-12:00 and afternoon activities are held from 2:00-4:00 pm. Any questions about the event please cal 814-886-6150
Diresctions:
GPS coordinates 40.4583206, -78.5497341
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
The park is located just off U.S. Route 22 approximately 12 miles west of Altoona and 10 miles east of Ebensburg. Take the Gallitzin Exit and turn right, following the signs. Visitors prior to 1992 accessed the park in other ways, but the GALLITZIN EXIT of US Route 22 is now the way to access the visitor center and historic area.

 

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