Aaron Anthony, Democratic Candidate for PA 12th Congressional District, brought a crew from Pittsburgh with him to help The Laurel Highlands Historical Village Members in Cleaning, Planting and fixing our Trail.
“I can’t believe these folks came and worked with us side by side to make our Veterans Memorial Trail something everyone in Johnstown can be proud of”, stated Ron Shawley. Executive Director of Laurel Highland Historical Village.
Aaron Anthony and his beautiful daughter Adelaide worked up a sweat planting flowers and cleaning up our trail for our citizens. “Aaron, his Crew and especially Adelaide really worked hard and impressed me that they really care about us here in Johnstown. I felt the spirit of John Murtha working with us side by side for our area vets.”, states a Laurel Highlands Historical Village Volunteer.
Since the unexpected death of Murtha a few years back, our area veterans have felt abandon. Every Veteran in the area is really supportive of this project. We thank Aaron, Adelaide and his hard working crew of Volunteers that proved that there still may be people that care for this region in Washington.
Public service is a cornerstone of our campaign, and our second event was a huge success. We planted flowers, built and…
ABOUT THE TRAIL The Standing Stone Trail was first laid out in the late 1970s by a handful of forward thinking hiking enthusiasts. Originally 68 miles in length, today with the addition of the Greenwood Spur in 2014 it is over 80 miles long. Elevations run from a low of 660 feet to a high of 2380 feet at the Greenwood fire tower. The footpath links the Tuscarora Trail in the south at Cowans Gap State Park, to the Mid State Trail several miles north of Alan Seeger Natural Area. The trail is part of the