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  • FEBT January Rockhill Restoration Work Session – Announcement and Signup
    The FEBT next Rockhill Restoration Work Session is coming up January 8-9. Saturday work hours will be from 9 am to 5 pm. Sunday work hours will be from 9 am to 4 pm. WEATHER For up to the minute forecasts visit www.accuweather.com and enter the Rockhill zip code 17249. Please dress accordingly for outside […]
  • FEBT 2022 Rockhill Restoration Schedule Released
    The schedule for restoration work sessions in Rockhill Furnace has been released for 2022. FEBT restoration volunteers provide hands-on work to preserve and restore the historic assets of the East Broad Top. This includes structures, equipment, track, and site maintenance. Great strides have been made in the condition of the railroad’s physical plant due to […]
  • December Update on 2022 Fund Drive
    Thanks to the generosity of 273 donors, we made made huge progress on our 2022 Fundraising Campaign! As of December 21st 2021, we have received $77,102.19 additional donations for a total of $163,777.19! Last Month FEBT member Dan Schmidt offered a challenge, matching the next $10,000 in donations starting December 1st, dollar for dollar. We […]
  • Did You Enjoy the FEBT Museum?
    2021 was one of the most successful years in the history of the FEBT Robertsdale Museum. This year marked the opening of the new museum in the Coal Company Post Office building, with new exhibits and a new gift shop. FEBT was pleased to provide extended hours at the museum during the 2021 Christmas Season […]
  • December 2021 FEBT Newsletter Available
    The December 2021 FEBT Newsletter is now available on the FEBT Newsletter page. It has lots of news on the goings-on of FEBT and the East Broad Top. We hope you enjoy! The FEBT Newsletter is a periodical publication of Friends of the East Broad Top containing the latest news of the organization and the […]
  • 2022 FEBT Annual Campaign Nears Goal
    Thanks to 322 generous donations, the 2022 Annual Fund Campaign now stands at $86,675 raised towards our $100,000 goal. Donations since our last report totaled $67,840, easily securing the full $10,000 matching challenge offered by an anonymous donor. The Friends of the East Broad Top are also pleased to announce a recent $10,000 donation from […]
  • November 2021 FEBT Newsletter Available
    The November 2021 FEBT Newsletter is now available on the FEBT Newsletter page. It has lots of news on the goings-on of FEBT and the East Broad Top. We hope you enjoy! The FEBT Newsletter is a periodical publication of Friends of the East Broad Top containing the latest news of the organization and the […]
  • October Update on 2022 Fund Drive
    Our 2022 Fundraising Campaign has begun! We have a great start, as of October 21st 2021, we already have have 18,835.00! For more information on our fundraiser, how to donate, and the worthy projects that it will fund, visit our website at the link below. Thank you all for your generosity! 2022 Fundraiser Info Donor […]
  • Donate to FEBT via Amazon Smile
    Black Friday is coming! If you order from Amazon, you can make a donation to Friends of the EBT at NO COST TO YOU through the Amazon Smile program! Before you check out, click on your browser’s address bar and change www.amazon.com to smile.amazon.com . Amazon will ask you for the charity you wish them […]
  • FEBT Robertsdale Museum to Hold Special Holiday Hours.
    Learn more about the EBT and the rich coal field that it served! The FEBT Robertsdale Museum will open on Saturdays, 10 AM to 4 PM, during Christmas in Coal Country at the EBT! The Friends of the East Broad Top Museum in the Robertsdale, PA National Historic District includes the original EBT station, plus […]
  • Wrap Up for 2021 Fund Drive
    Our 2022 Fundraising Campaign has begun, but we have also finished up our 2021 Fundraiser! Our final amount donated during the 2021 campaign is $157,224.31! Much of the funds donated are already hard at work executing the projects outlined in our goals continuing the hard work to preserve and restore the East Broad Top. Here […]
  • FEBT November Rockhill Restoration Work Session – Announcement and Signup
    The FEBT next Rockhill Restoration Work Session is coming up November 6-7. Saturday work hours will be from 9 am to 5 pm. Sunday work hours will be from 9 am to 4 pm. WEATHER For up to the minute forecasts visit www.accuweather.com and enter the Rockhill zip code 17249. Please dress accordingly for outside […]

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