Street Detours Expected on Saturday, March 15
Scranton's "St Patrick's Day Parade" is tentatively scheduled to begin at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, March 15. Large crowds in the city and along the downtown parade route are expected, which will result in street closures, traffic detours and delays. More »
Steamtown NHS to Partner with City of Carbondale for June Summer Festival
Scranton, PA - Steamtown National Historic Site will partner with the City of Carbondale by operating a special excursion to the city's "Summer Celebration and Heritage Music and Wine Festival" at the Pioneer City Train Station on Saturday, June 20, 2009. The special heritage train will depart the Steamtown NHS Boarding Platform at 10:00 a.m. and return at approximately 4:00 p.m.
Music starts at 11:45 a.m. with such acts as National Recording Artist "Jason O," followed by a Frank Sinatra Tribute by Scranton's Chris DiMattio and other local musicians. The downtown family fun extravaganza will include food, children activities, crafts, art vendors, exhibits and much more. Tickets are: $25 / Person - Includes Train Ride & Admission, $20 / Person - Admission (Advance Sale), $25 / Person - Admission (Day of Event), $10 / Person – Admission, $10 / Person - Train Ride Only.
Tickets are available by calling (570) 282-4044, extension 16. Additional information is available at www.carbondale-pa.gov.
TICKETS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT STEAMTOWN NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE.
Located in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Steamtown is open daily from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. From Interstate 81, follow exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway); follow the signs to the main entrance at Lackawanna Avenue and Cliff Street. Additional details regarding interpretive and educational programs and activities may be obtained by calling (570) 340-5200 or toll free (888) 693-9391, or by visiting the Steamtown website at www.nps.gov/stea.
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Did You Know?
Mexican President General Antonia Lopez de Santa Anna owned stock in the Lackawanna Railroad, chartered in 1854 with plans to operate between Jessup and Nay Aug, PA. Part of the route became a branch line of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad. Learn more about railroads at Steamtown NHS. More...