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The Lumber Heritage Region Supports Lycoming County Tourism with a Mini Grant.

Written by Jswatsworth

Williamsport, PA – May 13, 2024 – The Lumber Heritage Region is pleased to announce that it has been granted a mini grant for $5,000 to the Lycoming County Visitors Bureau to support the development of four new brochures highlighting the rich heritage and attractions of Lycoming County.
The mini grant, provided by the Lumber Heritage Region, has enabled the completion of four distinct brochures, each offering unique insights into the cultural and historical treasures of the region. These brochures are part of ongoing efforts to promote tourism and preserve the legacy of Lycoming County.
The brochures completed through this grant include:
Millionaire’s Row Walking Guide: This guide provides an immersive experience into the opulent history of Millionaire’s Row, showcasing the grandeur of the area’s historic homes and landmarks. The project received invaluable assistance from the Pennsylvania College of Technology Graphic Arts Department, ensuring a visually captivating and informative resource for visitors.
Ghost Tour Brochure: Delve into the mysteries and tales of Lycoming County’s haunted past with the Ghost Tour Brochure. Created in collaboration with Lycoming College, this brochure promises an eerie yet fascinating journey through local legends and supernatural phenomena.
Bases Loaded Map: Celebrating the legacy of the Little League World Series, the Bases Loaded Map offers a comprehensive guide to the iconic statues scattered throughout the county. Visitors can explore the history and significance of these statues, enhancing their experience of America’s favorite pastime.
Antiquing Brochure: For enthusiasts of vintage treasures and antiques, the Antiquing Brochure presents a curated selection of antique shops and markets across Lycoming County. Discover hidden gems and unique finds while exploring the area’s rich heritage.
“We are grateful to the Lumber Heritage Region for their support in bringing these projects to fruition,” said Gina Edwards, Tourism & Group Tour Director. “These brochures not only
showcase the diverse attractions of our region but also highlight the collaborative efforts of our community partners and institutions.”
The newly completed brochures are now available to the public and can be obtained from the Lycoming County Visitors Bureau and various tourism outlets across the region.
About the Lumber Heritage Region
The Lumber Heritage Region is dedicated to preserving, promoting, and celebrating the rich history and heritage of the lumber industry in Pennsylvania. Established in 2001, the organization works tirelessly to educate the public about the contributions of the lumber industry to the region’s development.
Pictured: Gina Edwards, Tourism & Group Tour Director, Lycoming County Visitors Bureau, Senator Eugene Yaw, Holly Komonczi, Executive Director, Lumber Heritage Region