Lehigh and Lakawanna Paths

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These two paths followed the Lackawanna River for forty miles. Then Lehigh Path helped to connect New York to Western Pennsylvania. Being part of what now is called the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor which covers 165 miles across five Pennsylvania counties. Lackawanna River Heritage Trail, present name of the Lackawanna Path was 70+ Miles and followed the New York State border to Susquehanna River at Pittston, Pennsylvania.



History of the County of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania#History_Lehigh_County.2C_Pennsylvania has additional information about the area in the 1900's.


Lakawanna Path is presently called Lackawanna River Heritage Trail. Some of the history of the County of Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania#History_Lackawanna has additional information about the area in the 1900's. You also can find more information about the early history of the area at Lackawanna Town, also more at details are included in the article about Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad. Thornhurst is a very old township in the area and gives details about the general area and some of its history.



Lehigh Path map here


Lackawanna path Map here and here


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