Allegheny Portage Railroad: An On the Level Field Trip Experience that STEMs from History

Allegheny Portage RR NHS invites students and teachers to explore the park on a ranger led field trip. Programs address concepts identified in the Pennsylvania Standards Aligned System for History, Geography and Science and Technology subjects in grades third through sixth. Plus, the very story of the Allegheny Portage Railroad ties in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) components and Rangers provide hands-on programs addressing them.  Click here for reservation and fee info.

Tour The Lemon House

A costumed park ranger will take students through the first floor of the Lemon House, explaining the features and the social customs of the day.

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Sam Lemon's House

Working the Portage

Students can watch demonstrations and even "help" with the construction of the Allegheny Portage Railroad! Great hands-on learning experience!

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Students

Incline No. 6/Engine House No. 6 Exhibit Shelter

Students can tour the Engine House No. 6 Exhibit Shelter to see how freight and people were moved up and down the inclined planes.

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A view down Incline Plane No. 6

Last updated: December 16, 2016

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Gallitzin, PA 16641

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