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Rust-hued steelwork equipment dwarfs a cluster of people wearing hardhats in the foreground.

Heritage is Now: Carrie Blast Furnace

At the beginning of 2021, Rivers of Steel began working on a comprehensive strategic plan for the historic site. This plan focuses on interpretation and exhibition, arts and culture, education, and recreation. It will inform a conceptual site plan to ensure that the proper infrastructure and resources are in place to meet these programmatic goals. In addition, the conceptual site plan will lead to a business plan and fundraising strategy to make these goals and visions a reality. This process includes integrating the historic site within the larger development, working closely with the county, RIDC, and the municipalities.

Celebrating – and preserving – special places

There’s something for everyone in Pennsylvania’s Heritage Areas — from walking tours and railroad excursions to photo safaris and art classes! If you aren’t excited by the sample listed here, visit the individual Heritage Area websites for a complete listing of opportunities with art, history, walking tours, cycling, hiking, paddling and more!

National Road Heritage Corridor celebrates Historic Nation Road’s 200th anniversary with cookbook

News National Road Heritage Corridor celebrates Historic Nation Road’s 200th anniversary with cookbook   To celebrate the Historic Nation Road’s 200th anniversary the National Road Heritage Corridor produced a cookbook – Grub to Gourmet, the History of Food Along the National Road. The content covers both the history of the nation and the food associated …

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Heritage PA celebrates 30th anniversary

News Twelve heritage areas offer unique visitor attractions while boosting Pennsylvania’s economy   Pennsylvania’s 12 Heritage Areas, spanning 57 of the Commonwealth’s counties, are celebrating their 30th anniversary this summer, offering a wide range of enjoyable activities and adventures through the state’s rich history.  The businesses, non-profit organizations, and community leaders committed to preserving Pennsylvania’s …

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