Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

Sights to See

Nearby Attractions Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum 814-946-0834 20mi Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark 814-946-0834 15mi Portage Station Museum 814-736-9223 10mi Local Partners & Information Resources Allegheny Mountains Convention and Visitors Bureau Cresson Area Chamber of Commerce Railroaders Heritage Corporation Johnstown Area Heritage ...

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Preservation

Centennial Strategy 2016 CENTENNIAL VISION In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016, America invites the world to discover the meaning of national parks to their lives and inspires people to both experience and become devoted to these special places. On August 25, 2006 - the 90th ...

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Just For Kids

For Teachers Teachers there are many wonderful programs for your students. There are lesson plans, pre-visit and post-visit materials available for you. There are also "Teaching With Historic Places" materials available! The Education Specialist can visit your classroom and help you plan your field trip. Plan A Field ...

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Planning Your Visit

Things To Do The Allegheny Portage Railroad is hosting "Coal Mining Days" as part of the "One Book One Community" program. Pat Hughes author of "The Breaker Boys" will be present to sign books and speak about her wonderful coal mining story. Park rangers will be in historic costume ...

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In A Nutshell

Frequently Asked Questions How long did it take to travel from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia during the days of the Mainline Canal? ANSWER 3-5 DAYS How much did a ticket cost? ANSWER 10 ...

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Park Regulations & Safety

Management A Long Range Interpretive Plan (LRIP) provides a 5-10 year vision for a park's interpretive program. Allegheny Portage Railroad Comprehensive Interpretive Plan This compendium provides for designations, closures, permit requirements, and other restrictions imposed under the discretionary authority of the Superintendent for Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, Cresson, PA; and ...

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Walking & Hiking

Ranger Guided You can enjoy a variety of activities within the park. Bird watching, hiking, picnicking, cross country skiinig, interpretive programs and nature walks can be a part of your visit. Start at the Visitor Center. You can follow the boardwalk down the hill to visit the Engine House exhibit ...

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