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Fall Foliage Excursions

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As Mother Nature changes her colors for the Fall season, Steamtown National Historic Site is scheduling train excursions through some of the most beautiful fall countryside of the nearby Pocono Mountains. A total of ten fall foliage excursions, all powered by historic diesel locomotives, are planned for this season. Reservations open 9/23.

For More Information: 
https://www.nps.gov/stea/learn/news/fall-foliage-2016.htm
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5204

New photo exhibit at Steamtown NHS

September 3, 2016

Steamtown NHS will host a photography exhibit featuring works of Daniel Troy titled, "Railroad Photography of Daniel Troy." The exhibit is on since August 25, the National Park Service Centennial birthday, and will be on display during Railfest 2016 (September 3 and 4) through December 31, 2016. Included with daily park entrance fee.

For More Information: 
https://www.nps.gov/stea/learn/news/troyexhibitpr.htm
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5339

July Excursions at Steamtown NHS

July 9, 2016

Steamtown National Historic Site has a full schedule of train rides scheduled for this summer, beginning our July schedule with a trip to the Mid Valley’s “Queen City Nights” event in Olyphant, Pennsylvania on Saturday, July 9. 570/340-5204.

For More Information: 
https://www.nps.gov/stea/learn/news/july-2016-excursions.htm
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5204

National Train Day at Steamtown NHS

May 14, 2016

Celebrate the annual National Train Day with a visit to Steamtown NHS. National Train Day commemorates the anniversary of the first transcontinental railroad's inception by bringing to life the rich narrative of how railroads transformed America. Additional lecture at Moscow Station stop.

For More Information: 
https://www.nps.gov/stea/learn/news/2016-national-train-day-pr.htm
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5204

Mother's Day Ballroom Brunch and Train Ride

May 8, 2016

Treat mom or any lovely lady in your life to a special Ballroom Brunch at Scranton’s historic Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel followed by a train ride into the nearby Pocono Mountains. 570/558-3919.

For More Information: 
Radisson at Lackawanna Station
Contact Phone #: 
570/558-3919

Entrance-fee free at Steamtown

April 16, 2016

Steamtown National Historic Site will host an entrance fee-free week to celebrate National Park Week from Saturday, April 16 through Sunday, April 24. This year is the National Park Service’s centennial. The Baldwin Locomotive Works #26 will also return to steam this week.

For More Information: 
http://www.nps.gov/stea/learn/news/2016-np-week-pr.htm
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5204

Lacawac Sanctuary cocktail party benefit

January 21, 2016

Fire and Ice Cocktail Party, a fundraiser to support Lacawac Sanctuary, at The Colonnade, 6-8pm. $25 donation. Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. 570/689-9494 or email info@lacawac.org.

For More Information: 
570/689-9494

Entrance Fee Free Day at Steamtown

August 25, 2015

As we gear-up for the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial in 2016, Steamtown National Historic Site will join with the more than 400 NPS units to celebrate the 99th birthday of "America's Best Idea" with an Entrance Fee Free Day. Train ride fares are not included.

For More Information: 
Visitor Info
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5206

Tunkhannock Viaduct Centennial Steam Excursions

September 12, 2015
September 13, 2015

The Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley Railway Historical Society, Inc., in partnership with Norfolk Southern and Steamtown NHS, will operate public steam excursions to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opening of the famed Tunkhannock Viaduct. Online ticket sales only: www.laurellinesspecials.org.

For More Information: 
www.laurellinesspecials.org
Contact Phone #: 
570/575-5320

Railfest 2015 at Steamtown NHS

September 5, 2015
September 6, 2015

Steamtown NHS plans to host Railfest 2015. The National Park Service site works with numerous partners to present this annual end-of-summer event, which is a celebration of railroading, will feature special guest, Nickel Plate Road #765 steam locomotive.

For More Information: 
http://www.nps.gov/stea/planyourvisit/railfest-2015.htm
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5200
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