Projects - Lumber Heritage Region


Historical Video Project

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Capturing stories from local forest product leaders is an important task for the LHR. We will interview five regional owners to capture the stories about life as a lumberman. Our hopes are to capture the attention of the younger generation as they plan for their future.

West Branch Susquehanna River Map Project with Susquehanna Greenway Partnership

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A set of Maps for the West Branch Susquehanna River and will include information on Lumber Heritage. An online map will also be made that will point out assets along the river including lumber history.

Oil/Lumber Boom Heritage Presentations

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An Insider’s Look at the Drake Well and the Pennsylvania Lumber State Museums – January 18, 2022 @ 6:30pm – A show and tell of the tools and artifacts used during the boom era in one or both industries that are not always on display at the museums. A Roust About and A Wood Hick! – February 15, 2022 @ 6:30pm – Listen to their tales from the days during the booms and can ask our reenactors about a day in the life of these characters. Women in the Lumber and Oil Industries – March 15, 2022 @ 6:30pm – A presentation about the roles of women during the height of the oil and lumber booms. These often-overshadowed stories will illustrate the importance of women in the industries. Industrial Impacts on the Environment and the Later Recovery – April 19, 2022 @ 6:30pm – The environmental impacts of oil and lumber extraction in Western PA. What it was like before and after the laws and legislation were put in place for the two industries.

Wayfinding Signage

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The LHR is working on a multiple part project to help visitors find attractions in the region. Our way finding committee is developing a totem pole type system that will let visitors know other attractions in the area and how to get to them. If you are interested in having a totem at your site, please contact the LHR for more information.

Partner Recruitment

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The LHR is seeking industry and tourism partners to join our team. A partner is a business or organization that is located within the 15-County region of Tioga, Lycoming, Clinton, Clearfield, Cameron, Jefferson, Elk, Forest, Warren, McKean, Center, Potter, Clarion, Indiana, Cambria. This project is ongoing. If you want to be a part of our forward movement to preserve Lumber Heritage please fill out our "free" partner form

What’s Happening In Your Neck of the Woods?

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We want to help you get your message out there. Send us your events, news articles, special information, job posting and more and we will share your message on our website and social media. Your story is important and we want to help tell how the lumber is making an impact in our regional economy.

LHR Itineraries

90% Complete

We are building driving tours for locals and visitors to the LHR so they can make the most of their experience while exploring the regional assets they love. We have added 4 driving tours and are working to complete a few more.