The FREE guided Walking tour, starting at the Olyphant Train Station will point out the interesting facts about the town: Tour of the Olyphant Boro Building, War Monuments, local church’s, tour of St. Cyrils and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church, Miner’s monument, Points of interest: 2 movie theaters (now closed), Kaplan's slaughterhouse (now closed) funeral parlors, beer gardens, firehouses, Woolworth’s and “ 5 and Dime store” (now closed), Olyphant Bank, Specialty Records (CINRAM) original building, garment factories (closed) Olyphant High School, American Legion Hall, ETC...
Lunch will be available at Thirst Ty's Bar and Grill Restaurant. Country singer, Dani-elle Kleha will performing at Thirst Ty's on Lincoln Street. The Steamtown Train will be leaving Olyphant at 3:30 p.m. sharp, returning to the Steamtown Station, arriving approximately 4:30 p.m in Scranton, PA. Vince Shuta of Shuta Multimedia will be covering the tour with video-photography.
For additional information contact June DeBlasio 570-766-1570 or Lauren Telep 570-383-0319 and NPS Scranton-Steam Town Train for reservations (recommended) and tickets call 570-340-5204.
(Information from Lauren Telep)
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