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  • Hemlock Lake Directions | Indiana County Parks & Trails
    Trail Ghost Town Trailheads Ghost Town Trail History Photo Gallery Hoodlebug Trail Hoodlebug Trailheads Hoodlebug Trail History Photo Gallery Blairsville Riverfront Riverfront Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/parks/hemlock_lake_park/directions.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Tunneview Historic Site Information | Indiana County Parks & Trails
    Ghost Town Trail Ghost Town Trailheads Ghost Town Trail History Photo Gallery Hoodlebug Trail Hoodlebug Trailheads Hoodlebug Trail History Photo Gallery Blairsville Riverfront Riverfront Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us indparks gmail com Contact Form How we can help Tunnelview Historic Site General Info This 16 acre site adjacent to the Conemaugh Dam in southwestern Indiana County contains significant remnants of transportation history as well as standard park facilities and access to much more in the adjacent area Check out our Tunnelview Historic Site Map as well Activities Accommodations Pavilion A pavilion restroom interpretive exhibits and a canoe launch are available at Tunnelview The Army Corps of Engineers also offers extensive public recreation facilities at the nearby Conemaugh River Lake Call 724 459 7240 for more information concerning the Corps facilities West Penn Rail Trail

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/parks/tunnelview_park/default.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Tunneview Historic Site Directions | Indiana County Parks & Trails
    Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/parks/tunnelview_park/directions.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Tunneview Site History | Indiana County Parks & Trails
    Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us indparks gmail com Contact Form How we can help History of Tunnelview Historic Site The Tunnelview tale begins with the Pennsylvania Mainline Canal A 900 portion of canal visible at the site was part of the canal s Western division The route extended from Pittsburgh to Johnstown where the Allegheny Portage Railroad began Once over the Alleghenies passengers continued their trip to Harrisburg and Philadelphia Constructing the canal through the rugged terrain of the Alleghenies was a monumental undertaking Faced with steep terrain and a sharp bend in the Conemaugh River engineer Alonzo Livermore routed the canal through Bow Ridge the narrow strip of land within the river bend Once through the tunnel the canal continued over a stone arch aqueduct across the river This was the only site on the canal with an aqueduct and tunnel next to one another The Western division of the canal operated until 1852 when maintenance problems financial insolvency and competition from the railroads brought an end to the brief canal era in Pennsylvania The canal tunnel was sealed off as part of the Conemaugh flood control project in 1952 By 1864 the Pennsylvania Railroad had constructed a new tunnel and stone arch bridge here for its subsidiary the North West Railroad The PRR completed construction of another tunnel here in 1907 when the railroad was realigned This realignment required the construction of a stone arch bridge which still stands The bridge withstood the 1936 Johnstown

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/parks/tunnelview_park/history.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Memorial Park Information | Indiana County Parks & Trails
    Trail History Photo Gallery Hoodlebug Trail Hoodlebug Trailheads Hoodlebug Trail History Photo Gallery Blairsville Riverfront Riverfront Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us indparks gmail com Contact Form How we can help Memorial Park General Info Memorial Park is located in Indiana Borough near the corner of Wayne Avenue and South 6th Street This two acre park is a shady retreat within Indiana and although it is the smallest of the County Parks Memorial Park is one of the most historic sites within Indiana County Activities Accommodations Summer concerts A bandstand used for summer concerts and an annual Memorial Day program is located within the park Every summer Memorial Park hosts a series of free summer concerts in the park Check back every year for a complete list of events the schedule is typically announced in

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/parks/memorial_park/default.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Memorial Park Directions | Indiana County Parks & Trails
    Trail Ghost Town Trailheads Ghost Town Trail History Photo Gallery Hoodlebug Trail Hoodlebug Trailheads Hoodlebug Trail History Photo Gallery Blairsville Riverfront Riverfront Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/parks/memorial_park/directions.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Memorial Park History | Indiana County Parks & Trails
    History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us indparks gmail com Contact Form How we can help History of Memorial Park Although the smallest of the County Parks Memorial Park is one of the most historic sites within Indiana County Originally surveyed in 1774 the site was once a church cemetery many graves are still located in the park During the Civil War the site served as a hiding place for travelers of the Underground Railroad The park s doughboy statue was erected in 1925 by a group of citizens led by Alex Stewart father of the actor James Stewart Nearby is the Clark House home of the Indiana County Historical and Genealogical Society More information about the doughboy statue and its creator can be found in our Doughboy Document A geophysical investigation of Memorial Park was conducted in November 2006 by IUP Archeological Services The study was conducted to provide historical background of the park and to estimate the extent of burials within the park Additional research is planned in the future In order to get a better sense of where the graveyard sites within the park reside please review the aerial photo map of the project One look at the possible burial site map will give you some idea of just how big a cemetery Memorial park used to be For a thorough understanding of the project please read the report prepared by this Archeological Services group We

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/parks/memorial_park/history.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Buena Vista Furnace Information | Indiana County Parks & Trails
    Guide PDF Park Rambles Our Trails Ghost Town Trail Ghost Town Trailheads Ghost Town Trail History Photo Gallery Hoodlebug Trail Hoodlebug Trailheads Hoodlebug Trail History Photo Gallery Blairsville Riverfront Riverfront Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us indparks gmail com Contact Form How we can help Buena Vista Furnace Historic Site General Info This thirty foot high furnace once used to produce up to 600 tons of iron a year now stands unused It is adjacent to the Ghost Town Trail extension and is open for visitors though we do ask that for your own safety and the integrity of the structure you do not attempt to climb the furnace Activities Accommodations There are currently no facilities at the site but visitors are permitted to view the furnace remains In the interest of visitor safety and

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/parks/buena_vista_furnace/default.aspx (2016-04-28)
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