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Press Kit Northwestern Pennsylvania Railroad and Tooling Heritage Center

RoboBOTS 2013 Thanks You for Your Support

Apr. 15, 2013 – Thank you Company sponsors, EITC participants, teachers, students, and event volunteers for making this year’s RoboBOTS such a huge success!  We drew in…

Initial Awards Presented by Heritage Center

THE HERITAGE DISPATCH – WINTER 2013 – The inaugural awards for 2011 were presented during the first Annual Membership Meeting of the Northwestern Pennsylvania Railroad and Tooling Heritage Center, held in June 2012 hosted by the Johnson-Shaw Stereoscopic Muse-um on Chestnut Street in Meadville…

Railroad and Tooling Museum News – Print

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE – Heritage Center’s Annual Meeting will be June 10 – The Board of the Northwestern Pennsylvania Railroad & Tooling Heritage Center cordially invites the public to attend the 2013 Annual Membership Meeting which will take place on Monday, June 10, at 7:00 P.M. at the William J. Douglass Jr. Corporate Conference Center, 764 Bessemer St., Meadville, PA. Refreshments will be offered starting at 6:45 P.M., courtesy of the French Creek Valley Railroad Historical Society…

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE – Economic Progress Alliance Donates Property for Heritage Discovery Center – It was announced today that a 1.5 acre parcel of land on Bessemer Street with frontage on the French Creek Parkway is being donated by The Economic Progress Alliance of Crawford County for development of a railroad and industrial heritage and discovery center…

Site selected for Railroad and Tooling Heritage Center – Meadville Tribune – The best museums, according to Ed Cronin, are those that present a true sensory experience: Sights, sounds, things to touch and smell … and taste. He said he’s spent a fair share of time thinking about how to incorporate that last one into the Meadville area’s industrial history-on-display at the planned Northwestern Pennsylvania Railroad and Tooling Heritage Center…

Economic Progress Alliance Board Announces Land Donation – The Alliance is pleased to support a plan in the works to transform a Meadville site into Northwestern Pennsylvania’s Railroad and Tooling Heritage Center by donating a 1.5 acre site for the museum location. The 1.5 acre site is located at the Bessemer Commerce Park on Bessemer Street..