News Release

 

Lehigh County Log Cabin Trail Committee

 

Donald Breininger, Weisenberg-Lowhill Historical Society                      Richard Klase, Stone Mason-Historic House Restorer  

Bruce Solt, Allentown Parks Department Superintendent                            Steve Long, The Shelter House Society

Sharon Haas, Upper Lehigh Historical Society                                                    Bruce Mordaunt, Hivel und Dahl Preservation Society       

Donald S. Heintzelman, Ornithologist & Author                                                Reynold Reinert, Weisenberg Township Administrator

Christine Lazor, Log Cabin Enthusiast                                                                       Willard Snyder, Lynn-Heidelberg Historical Society

Charles Kiernan, Lower Macungie Twp. Historical Society                      Noreen Yamamoto, The Shelter House Society

 

For Release: October 16, 2009                              Contact: Donald S. Heintzelman

                                                                                                            donsh@enter.net

 

Governor Rendell proclaims

October 18-24, 2009 Log Cabin Trail Week in Pennsylvania

 

                  The Lehigh County Log Cabin Trail Committee announced today that Governor Edward G. Rendell has proclaimed the week of October 18-24, 2009 as Log Cabin Trail in Pennsylvania. The proclamation is based on the recently establishment of the Lehigh County Log Cabin Trail.

 

                  The text of Governor Rendell’s Log Cabin Trail proclamation follows:

 

“It gives me great pleasure to join with the Lehigh County Log Cabin Trail Committee in support of October 18-24 as Log Cabin Trail Week.

 

                  “The Lehigh County Log Cabin Trail was established to identify and call to the public’s attention twenty-two of our one hundred remaining and charming 18th and 19th century log cabins and other log buildings. The Lehigh County Log Cabin Trail is unique in Pennsylvania [and] the United States. It seeks to add to and enhance the public’s appreciation of the rich historic log building heritage of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. The Lehigh County Log Cabin Trail adds a new component to existing historic tourism opportunities in Lehigh County, and provides excellent opportunities for the public to see and photograph some of the few remaining 18th and 19th century log cabins and other log buildings.

 

                  “As Governor I am pleased to support October 18-14, 2009 as Log Cabin Trail Week, and encourage all Pennsylvanians to take advantage to this opportunity to see and appreciate the historic beauty of some of the remaining log cabins and other log buildings in Lehigh County.”

 

                                                                                                            s/s Edward G. Rendell

                                                                                                            Governor

                                                                                                            October 2009

 

                  Full details about the Log Cabin Trail and the buildings forming the historic tour in Lehigh County are provided on its website (www.lehighcountylogcabintrail.org ).  

 

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