East Broadtop and Rockhill Trolley This Week (2020-08-12 - 2020-08-15)

Doorgunnerjgs Aug 11, 2020

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    Huntingdon County History & Heritage Roundtable

    News from
    Rockhill Trolley Museum

    Join us for a traditional summer ride, feel the breeze as you listen to the clickety-clack down the railroad tracks into history!
    The Rockhill Trolley Museum has added Trolley Rides for WEDNESDAY, August 12, 2020 from 6 PM to 9 PM for EBT 60th Anniversary Community Festival Parade! Tickets are still available online and at the Ticket Booth if space is available. Trolley tickets are also still available for Sunday, August 16th from 11 AM to 4:15 PM. COVID-19 rules for masks, sanitizing and social distancing are required to enter any of our antique trolleys or street cars and our buildings.
    THURSDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY, August 13, 14 and 15 the Joint EBT 60th Anniversary Celebration and all joint event tickets for the
    East Broad Top
    Railroad and Rockhill Trolley Museum are sold out, however, Sunday, August 16 following the official celebration, the Rockhill Trolley Museum has tickets available for trolley rides only. The Orbisonia-Rockhill twin-town is also having an independent, simultaneous “EBT Community 60th Anniversary Festival” all over town with the Parade on Wednesday, August 12 and Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 13, 14 and 15 there will all kinds of activities including competitions, Homecoming Queen, Little Princess, concerts, games, farmers’ market, food and arts and crafts vendors, car show, 5K walk, homemade ice cream sundaes, historic artifacts on display, prizes and more. Search online for www.EastBroadTop.com and search on Facebook for “EBT Fest” for the community details.

    The all-volunteer Rockhill Trolley Museum, AKA Railways to Yesterday, Inc., the first operating antique trolley museum in PA announces a very modified 2020 operating schedule! They will continue to operate the third weekend of every month, Saturdays and Sundays only, with departures from 11 AM until the last departure at 4:15 PM and other times by reservations or special event. It's across from the East Broad Top Railroad at 430 Meadow Street in Rockhill-Orbisonia, PA. Regular, non-special-event tickets are $8 per adult, $6 per child, under 2 is free. Check our website www.RockhillTrolley.org, follow us on Facebook or call us at 814-447-9576 or 610-428-7200.
    Fall months of operation include the following weekends:
    September 19 and 20th, Friday & Saturday
    October 10th and 11th, Friday & Saturday – Pumpkin Patch Trolley
    October 17th and 18th, Friday & Saturday – Pumpkin Patch Trolley
    December 5th, Saturday – Santa’s Trolley (Details Pending)
    Polar Bear Express (Pending)
    COVID-19 rules will apply with masks on and temperature taken before entering the operating cars and seats will be assigned with social distancing at about half capacity of each car. We will be operating the bright orange cars, all different but all built in the roaring 1920’s! Other cars from our collection of 23 antique trolleys, street cars and light rail vehicle will be on display for tours from outside the cars only, for everyone’s safety. Masks are recommended outside the trolley cars if less than 6 feet from others.
    See website for details! www.RockhillTrolley.org Follow us on Facebook! Join us and volunteer! No skills necessary, all skills needed and welcome!
    EBT Fest Planning Committee
    Friends of the East Broad Top
    Orbisonia - Rockhill Furnace Historical Society
    Raystown Lake Region
    Huntingdon County Historical Society
    Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau
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