Our Agricultural Heritage and Future
EMHR recently partnered with the PA State Game Commission, Sullivan County Historical Society, DDH Design and F. Charles Petrillo to research, design and develop an interpretive sign and brochure for the Ghost Town of Ricketts. We are interested in similar partnerships across the Endless Mountains to identify and interpret compelling ghost towns. Call our office at 570-265-1528 to explore.
Endless Mountains Heritage Region is excited about our sign initiative associated with the Susquehanna Greenway River Town Program. These community information signs at Tunkhannock and Towanda identify and describe the important heritage, cultural and recreational sites for the area. "Live, Learn, Explore" community information signs in these River Town communities inspire visitors to spend more time in these communities by taking a walking tour of the historic downtown, visiting the county museum, enjoying the river and town parks, or appreciating the landscapes and architecture.
This program envisions the network corridor of the Susquehanna Greenway as a river corridor with linked and revitalized riverside communities along the Susquehanna River Water Trail that reap the benefits of place-based tourism and recreation as part of a larger coordinated approach to economic development. The long term economic viability of participating communities is to be achieved through concentrated business development efforts that capitalize on the placed-based tourism and recreational use market.
Towanda Historic District
The Borough of Towanda has developed a very nice brochure for a walking tour for the historic district with the assistance of Heritage Parks Program through EMHR. Digital copies of the brochure, as well as details on significant architecture and the historic district's application, are available at the Towanda Borough website.
Montrose Historic District
Our region's newest Historic District developed an Architectural Treasure Hunt! Discover the beautiful details of the Historic District in a fun way. Walk the designated area and record the clues that you find. Details at the Susquehanna County Historical Society Museum and at their facebook page.
Historic Districts of the Endless Mountains
The following communities have districts that are identified on, or eligible for, the National Register of Historic Places:
* Athens Borough
* Sayre Borough
* Towanda Borough
* Troy Borough
* Wyalusing Borough
* Tunkhannock Borough
* Eagles Mere Borough
* Gibson Village
* Montrose Borough
* Susquehanna Depot