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AMERICA’S 55TH NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA

Susquehanna National Heritage Area is a non-profit organization and Congressionally-designated coordinating entity for America’s 55th National Heritage Area. We collaborate with local, state and national partners to advance our vision for the Susquehanna National Heritage Area as a national destination for outdoor fun and cultural discovery. Our work focuses on placemaking that enhances the quality and appeal of our area’s special places and landscapes and tourism development that increases the visibility and readiness of our area as a visitor destination. We are part of the Alliance of National Heritage Areas and HeritagePA, Pennsylvania’s statewide Heritage Area network.

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A Look Back at Hunting, Fishing & Trapping

A Look Back at Hunting, Fishing, & Trapping on the Susquehanna River Susquehanna National Heritage Area and local historian Lynn Smoker present A Look Back at Hunting, Fishing & Trapping […]

Outdoor Corps in Columbia

A crew of four amazing young adults from the Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps worked tirelessly in mid-October at Columbia River Park. The Park Expansion Area north of the Veterans Memorial Bridge […]

Reusable Water Bottles Support Local Students

Reusable Water Bottles Support Local Students As local school districts planned for a very different school year, they faced some unexpected and unprecedented challenges. Columbia Borough School District started its […]

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