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PRR Sesquicentennial Celebration


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Join us in celebrating the PRR's 150th birthday!

Sesquicentennial Special Events Calendar

Grif Teller Exhibit and Art Display

January 19 -- March 3
Johnstown, Pa.
(814) 269-7234
Sponsor: Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art

Public Exhibit and Program; Social Hour and Dinner

March 16
Public Exhibit and Program, 12:00-17:00
Social Hour and Dinner, 18:00 (by reservation only)
30th St. Station, Philadelphia, Pa.
(610) 647-0235 or (215) 947-5769
Cosponsors: Phila. Chap. PRRT&HS, Phila. Chap. NRHS

Reenactment and Commemoration of the Signing of the PRR Charter

April 13, 10:00
State Capitol Rotunda, Harrisburg, Pa.
(717) 687-8628
PRR Sesquicentennial Committee

PRR Clock Dedication and Gala

April 17, 19:30
PRR (Amtrak) Station, Lancaster, Pa.
(717) 299-6405
Lancaster Chap., NRHS

PRR Technical & Historical Society National Convention

May 2 -- 5
New Kensington, Pa.
(717) 225-5470
PRR T&HS

"Trains & Trolleys"

April -- September
Atwater Kent Museum, Philadelphia, Pa.
(215) 922-3031
Atwater Kent Museum

Pennsylvania Railroad Days

June 8 -- 9
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg, Pa.
Art Show, History Programs Special Operations, Music
(717) 687-8628
Phila. Chap. PRR T&HS, RR Museum of Pa.

Altoona Railfest '96, "150 Years of Rail Heritage"

October 5--6
Railroaders Memorial Museum, Altoona, Pa.
(814) 946-0834
Railroaders Memorial Museum

Pennsylvania Railroad History Symposium

October 11--13
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg, Pa.
Academic presentations. Preregistration required
(717) 687-8628
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Scale model of Abraham Lincoln's Funeral Train Exhibit

November -- December
Harrisburg, Pa.
(717) 233-3462
Historical Society of Dauphin County


Mark D. Bej, M.D.
bejm@ccfadm.eeg.ccf.org
+216-444-0119
1996.03.12