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Civil War Presentation at Steamtown NHS

March 15, 2015

Members of the Confederation of Union Generals will "Meet the Public" in a one-hour presentation at 1 pm, Steamtown National Historic Site. The program, included with the daily park entrance fee, will aim to educate park visitors about their character's role and accomplishments during the war. 570/340-5206.

For More Information: 
http://www.nps.gov/stea/learn/news/cug-presentation-pr.htm
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5206

A Cool Look at the Ice Industry Exhibit at Steamtown NHS

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To celebrate winter and the tradition of ice harvesting in the Pocono Mountains, Steamtown National Historic Site's Changing Exhibits Gallery will feature an exhibit entitled, "A Cool Look at the Ice Industry" through April 26. Park hours are 9am-4pm, and the exhibit is included with daily entrance fee.

For More Information: 
http://www.nps.gov/stea/learn/news/ice-industry-exhibit-pr.htm
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5206

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To celebrate winter and the tradition of ice harvesting in the Pocono Mountains, Steamtown National Historic Site opened a new temporary exhibit, "A Cool Look at the Ice Industry" on February 7.

For More Information: 
www.nps.gov/stea
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5200

Presidents Day Weekend Is Entrance Fee-Free

February 14, 2015
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Visit Steamtown National Historic Site as we help celebrate Presidents Day by waiving the daily entrance fee on all three days at the downtown Scranton park.

For More Information: 
www.nps.gov/stea
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5200

Canadian Pacific 2014 Holiday Train at Steamtown NHS

November 27, 2014

Steamtown National Historic Site will partner with the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) to host the company's 2014 Holiday Train on its journey to stock food shelves and pantries across the United States and Canada. Bring non-perishable food items or cash donations, 5:15-5:45 pm.

For More Information: 
http://www.nps.gov/stea/parknews/cp-2014-holiday-train-pr.htm

Fee-Free Day at Steamtown NHS

September 27, 2014

Steamtown National Historic Site will participate in the 21st anniversary of National Public Lands Day by offering an Entrance Fee Free Day. The day will provide complimentary admission to the park grounds, museums and scheduled walking tours (train rides extra). 570/340-5204.

For More Information: 
Reservations
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570/340-5204

"Hollywood Rides the Rails" exhibit

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“Hollywood Rides the Rails" at Steamtown National Historic Site in the Changing Exhibits Gallery. 20th-century train-themed films and the stars that rode them. Movie stills, artifacts, posters, and the 1903 film “The Great Train Robbery.” Exhibit included in the $7 daily entrance fee, all ages 16 and older. 570/340-5206.

For More Information: 
http://www.nps.gov/stea/parknews/hollywood-trains-pr.htm
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570/340-5206

Railfest 2014

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Steamtown National Historic Site hosts Railfest 2014, 9am-5pm. Annual end-of-summer celebration of railroading that features visiting railroad equipment displays, special shop demonstrations and train rides. 570/340-5204.

For More Information: 
http://www.nps.gov/stea/planyourvisit/railfest-2014.htm
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570/340-5204

Third Circuit Judge to be Principal Speaker at Steamtown NHS Program

May 27, 2014

Judge Thomas I. Vanaskie, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and a nationally renowned legal scholar, will be the principal speaker at a free program at Steamtown NHS, 9:30-11:30am. The program is titled "The Ashley Special – The Train that Changed the Common Law."

For More Information: 
Atty Joseph P J Burke III
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570/822-6712

Steamtown National Historic Site celebrates National Park Week

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"Go Wild!" with National Park Week at Steamtown NHS. Begins with Entrance Fee-Free days on April 19 and 20, seasonal start of train rides with "Scranton Ltd" and new "Nay Aug Ltd" trips, National Junior Ranger Day on April 26, and special children's programs at 1 pm on both Saturdays, April 19 and 26.

For More Information: 
http://www.nps.gov/stea/
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5200
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