HARRISBURG – Rep. Joe Hamm (R-Lycoming/Sullivan) met with Endless Mountains Heritage Region Executive Director Cain Chamberlin on March 27 to discuss projects and initiatives in Sullivan County.
“I enjoyed meeting with Executive Director Cain Chamberlin to learn more about Endless Mountains Heritage Region and everything they do to promote historical preservation and recreational tourism here in Northeastern Pennsylvania,” Hamm said. “I look forward to working with Endless Mountains Heritage Region to preserve and promote all the great things Sullivan County has to offer as the ‘Gem of the Endless Mountains.’”
Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) is a non-profit, membership-based organization within the PA Heritage Areas Program. It is one of 12 current heritage areas across the Commonwealth, which are designated by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR). The EMHR proudly serves a 2,850-square mile area encompassing Sullivan, Bradford, Susquehanna, and Wyoming Counties.
Since 1998, EMHR has brought back $2.5 million in state funding to the region to perform historic and agricultural preservation initiatives, outdoor recreation development and improvement projects, scenic enhancements, and heritage asset promotion. EMHR serves as a regional lead organization of the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership and is involved in various greenway, land conservation, and trail initiatives in the area, as well as scenic byways and vista enhancements.
Representative Joe Hamm
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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