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[graphic header] A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor
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Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor was produced by the National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Department of the Interior, in cooperation with the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (a unit of the National Park System), the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Steamtown National Historic Site, the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO), and the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions (NAPC). It was created under the direction of Carol D. Shull, Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, Patrick Andrus, Heritage Tourism Director, and Beth L. Savage, Publications Director. Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is based on information in the files of the National Register of Historic Places and National Historic Landmarks collections. These materials are kept at 800 N. Capitol Street, NW, in Washington, open from 8:00am to 12:00pm and from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday, except federal holidays.

Sue Pridemore of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and Carol Lee of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, conceptualized and compiled photographic and written materials for the itinerary. Contextual essays were written by Carol Lee, Sue Pridemore, and Ella S. Rayburn, Curator, Steamtown National Historic Site. Edson Beall (NPS) coordinated intial project production for the the travel itinerary. The team of Shannon Bell, Jeff Joeckel, and Rustin Quaide (all of NCSHPO) produced the final product. The itinerary was designed by Jeff Joeckel, descriptions were edited by Rustin Quaide. Kristen Carsto (Catholic University intern) wrote property descriptions and took photographs for sites in Scranton. Kevin Moriarty (NPS) assisted with preparation of maps. The central homepage photograph is used courtesy of the photographer, Ronald Gombach of Living Places. Special thanks to the following who provided additional information and photographs: Jo Ann Fremiotti, Executive Director of the Scottish Masonic Lodge and Temple in Scranton, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Doug Miller of Pennsbury Manor, Green Hills Farm, Lehigh County Historical Society, the F. M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Historic Bethlehem Inc., Pam Colbert, and Robert Janosov.

 

 

 


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