First Posted: 7/11/2007
On Saturday, August 18, the Heritage Explorer Train will leave Steamtown National Historic Site in downtown Scranton at 10 a.m. and travel through the Mid-Valley to Carbondale for the annual Pioneer Days. There will be live entertainment on the train, and the visit in Carbondale will include a scavenger hunt, the parade, entertainment, and plenty of food. The train departs at 2:30 p.m. to return to Scranton, and will arrive back at Steamtown at approximately 4:30 p.m. This program is free for children 12 and under. Cost for adults is $5 and cost for senior citizens is $4. Tickets are available at all county libraries from July 15 to August 15. The event is sponsored by the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority, the Lackawanna Historical Society, Steamtown National Historic Site, the City of Carbondale, the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce, and the Lackawanna County Library System. For more information, call 963-6730.