GALLITZIN, Pa (WTAJ) — The Allegheny Portage Railroad held its annual Living History Day Saturday, July 17, offering free programs and demonstrations for the community.

Through the event, which ran from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., attendees could enjoy programs and demonstrations as well as participate in stone cutting, rope making, natural dyes and more.

The 2nd Pennsylvania, Company B- American Highlanders from the Mexican War (1846-1848) also told stories and perform black powder demonstrations throughout the day. Additionally, visitors were able to learn what it was like to work on the Allegheny Portage Railroad.

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The Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site often host events every weekend, for more information about upcoming events, visit their website.