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Caretakers of Local History

Slate Belt Heritage Center volunteers are dedicated to the caretaking, recording, and preservation... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
pattidewit
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Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania
Learn about the Slaters!!

This center is amazing. It contains several rooms in which are different examples of area... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2015
jroberts299
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Bangor, Pennsylvania
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20 Mar 2018
“Caretakers of Local History”
11 Nov 2015
“Learn about the Slaters!!”
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30 N 1st St, Bangor, PA 18013-1904
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Slate Belt Heritage Center volunteers are dedicated to the caretaking, recording, and preservation of local historical information and artifacts. Displays are well done and each room in the museum holds information and artifacts pertaining to various historical events, people and industry. I enjoyed my visit...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2015

This center is amazing. It contains several rooms in which are different examples of area industry, food found made only in area, examples of little villages close by and many copies of the original Home Front magazine published here during World War II. Their is...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Having grown up in Bangor, PA this is most interesting to me. Tons of memorabilia to be enjoyed by anyone interested in the slate industry, welsh heritage, and simplistic living.

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Reviewed 5 July 2015

The town of Bangor, PA is in the heart of what is known as the Pennsylvania Slate Belt, about 15 minutes from the Delaware Water Gap on I-80. At one time, the area was dotted with slate quarries, supplying the NY, NJ, PA area with...More

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