On January 9, 2016 these walkers enjoy a walk on a sunny morning on the Ghost Town Trail. With temperatures that have been mostly well above average and with no appreciable snowfall yet this winter our trails are being used more than normal for this time of year.
After visiting Indiana, PA for his 75th birthday celebration, James Stewart, film star, sent a contribution to the Indiana Area Jaycees. The funds were used to upgrade and improve the park. This plaque at the park recognizes Mr. Stewart's contribution.
Mr. Stewart's father, Alex Stewart, was instrumental in having the monument at the park erected. Jimmy reportedly left a penny under foundation of the monument.
The Conemaugh Valley Conservancy has several interpretive markers placed at the Tunnelview Historic Site that tell the story of the canal, railroad and construction of the Conemaugh Dam. This plaque has information about the High Level Bridge located at the site, a railroad bridge that is still in use.