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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

Memorial Day Event at Steamtown NHS

May 23, 2015
May 24, 2015

Steamtown NHS is planning a “Troops and Trains” event for Memorial Day weekend, on the park grounds to include a "troop train" reenactment excursion to Jessup on Saturday, May 23. Event included with daily entrance fee; train ride extra, $24/$22/$17.

For More Information: 
Ken_Ganz@nps.gov
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5240

A Flower Garden of Art

June 6, 2015

The Century Club, 612 Jefferson Ave., will host an art show featuring botanical artist Lucille Norella, 3-5:30pm. There will be light refreshments and a chance to meet the artist. The display will be in the Green Room for the month of June. 570/488-6742.

For More Information: 
Lucille Norella
Contact Phone #: 
570/488-6742

Veteran suicide prevention, PTSD seminar

May 27, 2015

As a service to local veterans, their families, and the community at large, Lackawanna College will host a public seminar on post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, and veteran suicide prevention at 7pm in the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St. Cost: $3. 570/961-7899.

For More Information: 
570/961-7899

Mother's Day Ballroom Brunch & Train Ride

May 10, 2015

Special Ballroom Brunch at Scranton’s historic Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, followed by a train ride into the nearby Pocono Mountains. Tickets and info by contacting the hotel at 570/558-3919.

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

Entrance Fee-Free Weekend

April 18, 2015

National Park Week at Steamtown National Historic Site begins with entrance fee-free days on April 18 and 19, seasonal start of train rides with "Scranton Ltd" and "Nay Aug Ltd" trips, and National Junior Ranger Day on April 18.

For More Information: 
http://www.nps.gov/stea/learn/news/2015-excursions-pr.htm
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5204

Scranton Sesquicentennial Special Excursion

April 25, 2015

Steamtown National Historic Site will partner with Scranton Tomorrow to provide a special excursion train from several Lackawanna County boroughs to the inaugural event of Scranton's year-long sesquicentennial celebration to be held at the Mall at Steamtown.

For More Information: 
http://www.nps.gov/stea/learn/news/scranton-150th-kickoff-excursion-pr.htm
Contact Phone #: 
570/340-5204

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
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