Evening on the Summit: On the Main Line with Harriet Beecher Stowe
What: Evening on the Summit: Blair County Genealogical Society
Where: Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS, Summit Level Visitor Center Theater
Notes: Free admission; call (814) 886-6150 for more information.
Park Ranger Margaret Speicher will portray Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin and provide a glimpse into her journey on the Pennsylvania Mainline Canal. The program is free and open to the public.
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site is located 10 miles west of Altoona, Pennsylvania off the Gallitzin exit of U.S. Highway 22. The park preserves portions of the first railroad crossing of the Allegheny Mountains. This unique railroad connected the eastern and western divisions of the PennsylvaniaMainlineCanal. For additional information, reservations and directions for this event, please call the park at (814) 886-6150 or visit the park website at www.nps.gov/alpo.