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Flight 93 - Sixteenth Remembrance

Posted on September 5, 2017 12:00 PM by Allyson Null

Almost 16 years ago, Sept. 11, 2001 became a date that every American will never forget. Nineteen terrorists boarded four commercial airplanes, which they used to attack our county. More than 3,000 people were killed in the plane that crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon near Washington and United Airlines Flight 93 in…

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Highlands Highlights 05.08.17

Posted on May 8, 2017 2:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

The Laurel Highlands celebrates Free Museum Day! We love the amazing photos you take every week in the Laurel highlands. In this Highlands Highlights, we celebrate some of the best destinations, Free Museum Day, upcoming events, special features, and so much more in the Laurel Highlands. Use #LaurelHighlands on your posts and tag us at…

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In honor of International Women’s Day, we would like to take a look back and honor two of recipients of the Laurel Highlands Tourism Trailblazer of the Year – Olga Herbert and Gabi Nastuck! These ladies are just two of many, many women in our region who function outside of the box, never hesitating to try something new or venture into…

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Presidential Places in the Laurel Highlands

Posted on November 7, 2016 3:00 PM by Laurel Highlands

Perhaps you’ve had enough of modern day politics and the current election, too. So, in honor of Election Day, step back to a simpler time with this round up of past presidents and their experiences in the region. Tour the Laurel Highlands to retrace the steps of a young George Washington before he became our nation’s first president.…

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