Location: Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site | Map
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS Park Amphitheater, Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
Time: 8:00 PM
-Children's activities and games all Day; earn your Junior Ranger badge!
-Activities and special guided tours of the Lemon House
-Stone-cutting, log-hewing, rope-making, farm-to-factory, and other demontrations during the day.
-The 2nd Pennsylvania, Company B-American Highlanders-from the Mexican War (1846-1848) will tell their stories and perform black powder demonstrations at designated points throughout the day.
-Learn about how the Allegheny Portage Railroad served a significant role for the Underground Railroad.
As you can see, it will be a full day, so come and join the fun!
Location: Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Join a Park Ranger for an exploration of the historic trace of the Allegheny Portage Railroad. On this downhill hike over moderately uneven terrain you will discover the challenges faced by 19th century engineers whose work revolutionized travel westward.
There is no fee for this program but space is limited and reservations are required. The hike begins at 11:00 am at Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site Visitor Center and hiking boots or sturdy shoes are recommended. Please bring water and a light snack. The hike takes about 5 hours and park staff will meet hikers at the trail's end to shuttle them back to the visitor center. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!
Location: Meet at Allegheny Portage Railroad's Summit Level Visitor Center, Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site | Map
Time: 11:00 AM