"Spirits of the Summit” Evening Walking Tour - Gallitzin

What: “"Spirits of the Summit” Evening Walking Tour

When: Saturday, October 13, 2012 Tours start at 6 PM and are throughout evening

Where: Meet at visitor center

Notes: Tour is $2 per person, Reservations required. For more information and reservations call (814) 886-6150

Join us on October 13 for an evening ghost tour of the Allegheny Portage Railroad and hear about the darker side of life and death on the Portage Railroad. Learn about the hazards that workers and travelers of the 1830s and 1840s faced as they crossed the Allegheny Mountains.  

Tours will be held at:

6:00; 6:20; 6:40; 7:00; 7:20; 7:40; 8:00; 8:20; & 8:40

Space for the 50 minute tours is limited to 15 people per tour so reservations are required.  Tours will be held rain or shine. The cost is $2 per person and National Parks passes are not valid.

In the event of inclement weather, the event MAY BE cancelled.  Check the local media outlets and/or the park website for details.



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 Pennsylvania Mainline Canal. 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.

Saturday, October 13, 2012 - 6:00pm