Elk County (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) (Paperback)

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Elk County, located in the scenic Allegheny Mountains of north-central Pennsylvania, is named and known for the wild, free-roaming elk herd that has become a valuable source of tourism. Sportsmen are attracted to this hunting and fishing paradise, which includes the Allegheny National Forest and the headwaters of the Susquehanna River system. Camping and canoeing entice visitors to the natural beauty of this wilderness setting. Elk County is a world
leader in the fields of carbon and powdered metallurgy. A modern paper mill enriches the local economy, and thousands of people each year visit the Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous, which is part of the
Lumber Heritage Region of Pennsylvania. The historic photographs featured in Elk County illustrate the industry, character, and faith of the county's residents from pioneer spirit to present progress through the wealth of its vibrant and enduring communities.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780738554792
ISBN-10: 0738554790
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: September 19th, 2007
Pages: 127
Language: English
Series: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)