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Living History Day at Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
July 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
This free event has something to offer visitors of all ages. A wide variety of programs will be offered including stone cutting, rope making, natural dyes, traveling trunk, children’s games, and tracks and scat.
The 2nd Pennsylvania, Company B American Highlanders will tell their stories and perform black powder demonstrations at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. The American Highlanders were a group of men who worked on the Allegheny Portage Railroad and fought in the Mexican American War.
Children who visit each station will receive a Junior Ranger badge in the Visitor Center. Join us to learn about what it was like to work and travel on the Allegheny Portage Railroad.