Living History Day

Saturday, July 22, 2023 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Our annual Living History Day is Saturday, July 22, 2023, from 10:00 am to 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!

Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
110 Federal Park Road
Gallitzin, PA 16641
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Elizabeth Shope
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