Bus Day Trip: Railroads and Waterways in the Poconos
The Historical Society of Rockland County Invites You to Join Us on a Daytrip to Explore
Railroads and Waterways in the Poconos
When: Friday, August 16, 2019
Where: Leaves the Historical Society of Rockland County parking lot, 20 Zukor Road, New City, at 8:00 AM and returs to the HSRC at 8:00 pm (rain or shine)
Price: $109/person (HSRC Members); $119/person (Non-members). Includes all admissions, tour fees and tips, and lunch aboard the Stourbridge Line excursion train
Our journey starts at the Delaware & Hudson Canal Parks Lock 31 in Palmyra Township. Built in the 1820s, the canal carried coal from northeastern Pennsylvanias mines to the Hudson River at Kingston. Well then head to the Wayne County Visitor Center and Wayne County Historical Society in Honesdale for a tour of the Wayne County Historical Museum, home of a full-size replica of the Stourbridge Lion, the first steam locomotive in the United States.
After the tour, well board the Stourbridge Line excursion train for a rail ride along the Lackawaxen River and lunch aboard a dining car. After disembarking at the Hawley train station, well travel to the Dorflinger Factory Museum for a tour of exhibits exploring the history of this glassmaking company. At 5:30, well start for home.
Cancellation Policy: Please note that refunds will be given only if space can be filled by another guest prior to trip. A waiting list will be compiled, and available spaces will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Only those with who have made full payment can be accommodated.
The Historical Society of Rockland County (View)
20 Zukor Road
New City, NY 10956
|Minimum Age: 12|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|