Joseph Priestley House

Northumberland, Pennsylvania

HERITAGE ALLIANCE 2017 TIME TRAVELER’S PASSPORT PROGRAM GRAND PRIZE AWARDED

The Susquehanna River Valley Heritage Alliance and PPL Electric Utilities are excited to announce the winner of their 2017 Time Traveler’s Passport Program. Keely and Aubrie Hostetter of Milton were the grand prize winners from the drawing. To qualify they visited the Lewisburg Post Office, Fort Augusta and Hunter House Museum, The Hotel Edison, Milton Historic Downtown Walking Tour, and World of Little League Museum and Official Store.
Under the umbrella of the Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau and founded in 2010, the Susquehanna River Valley Heritage Alliance is comprised of historical societies and museums from Snyder, Northumberland, Union and Lycoming counties.  The alliance developed the 2017 Time Travelers Passport Program with the help of a $1,000 grant from PPL Electric Utility to celebrate and promote the region’s heritage at local historical sites and museums.

Keely Hostetter, center, receives grand prize from PPL Electric Utilities Regional Affairs Director, Tracie Witter (left) and Andrew Miller (right), Executive Director of Susquehanna River Valley Visitor Bureau.

 
Per PPL Electric Utilities Regional Affairs Director, Tracie Witter, “The members of the Susquehanna River Valley Heritage Alliance are to be commended for working on their second annual Passport Program.  PPL Electric Utilities is proud to support this local heritage initiative for the second year. This collaborative effort will bring our fascinating local history to life for children and adults alike.”
People who visited five or more participating historical sites and museums, and had their passports stamped through August 31, 2017, were eligible for a drawing to win the Grand Prize which includes four complementary tickets to the Philadelphia Art Museum, the Franklin Institute, plus a $500 prepaid credit card for

an overnight stay, meals, gas, and retail purchases.
Participating historical sites and museums included: Dale/Engle/Walker “1793” House, Elias Church/Elias Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Augusta and Hunter House Museum, The Hotel Edison, Joseph Priestly House Museum, Mifflinburg Buggy Museum, Milton Historic Downtown Walking Tour, Muncy Historical Society, Packwood House Museum, Post Office Artwork and Sculpture from the New Deal (Lewisburg Post Office, Mifflinburg Post Office, Muncy Post Office, Milton Post Office, Selinsgrove Post Office, and Northumberland Post Office), Slifer House Museum, and World of Little League Museum and Official Store.

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