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National Canal Museum - New book on the history of the D&L Corridor

Although fascinating, canal history remains one of the hidden stories of America's past. Yet canals were integral to the country's growth, providing the first long-distance "highways" that penetrated America's interior. Their importance was short-lived but came at a time when the United States was establishing itself as an industrial power. Without canals and their ability to transfer natural resources, manufactured products, and thousands of immigrants seeking a new life, America's transition from a farm-based economy to one based on heavy industry would have been delayed by several decades.

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Haunted Hugh Moore Park

Posted September 17, 2019 by Loretta Susen

6th Annual Haunted Hugh Moore Park

Enjoy an evening of spookery in the park.  A special Halloween ride on the Josiah…

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