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News Eagle - Hawley, PA
  •  'The Town Beneath the Lake' focus of March 20th program

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  •   PALMYRA TWP. (PIKE) - Myths have been enjoyed for a long time about a town submerged under Lake Wallenpaupack. Now, the truth is revealed which shows that evidence of a town, Wilsonville, can still be traced, as well as roads and even a few tree trunks still standing, 60 feet under the water.?Jon Tandy, president of the Tafton Fire Company, will be repeating his popular talk and slide show, at the Wallenpaupack Historical Society (WHS) monthly meeting, Wednesday, March 20 at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, where the view of the lake in back of the meeting hall is where the village remnants still lie, essentially frozen in time.?Tandy will feature pictures he and others on the Tafton Dive Team gathered in 2012, in practice sessions with their sonar imaging equipment used for search and recovery missions.?Wednesday's presentation is in place of another originally scheduled, "The History of the Snowman."?Tandy is also set to give his presentation this summer, on Saturday night, July 13 at a special WHS program.?The PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center is located off Route 6, between the PPL dam and the Wallenpauapack Area High School. The public welcome. Light refreshments follow the meeting.
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