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State grants for Carbon Co. tourism

Published On: Dec 11 2012 06:00:00 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 12 2012 06:19:55 PM CST

Carbon County is expected to benefit from a big chunk of change from Harrisburg.

Carbon County is expected to benefit from a big chunk of change from Harrisburg.

The Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and Carbon County are receiving nearly a half-million dollars from a pair of state programs.

The money will be used to complete gaps in and improve the Delaware and Lehigh Trail.

The 165-mile trail runs from the Wilkes Barre area through Carbon County and the Lehigh Valley to Bucks County.