The Rockville Bridge, at the time of its completion in 1902, was, and still remains, the longest stone masonry arch railroad viaduct in the world. Constructed between 1900 - 1902 by the Pennsylvania Railroad, it has forty-eight 70-foot spans, for a total length of 3,820 ft. The bridge crosses the Susquehanna River about 5 miles north of Harrisburg, PA. The eastern end is in Rockville and the western end is just south of Marysville.
Lower Susquehanna River Water Trail - "The Lower Section passes through a tremendous diversity of natural and built environments and cuts through the heart of the Susquehanna Piedmont Gorge. The river has a variety of unique geologic features and important cultural resources including Native American rock art (petroglyphs)." (see http://www.explorepatrails.com/singletrail.aspx?ID=93 ) - Lancaster PA
Shank's Mare is located on the Susquehanna River just a short drive from the Olde Square Inn. I learned to kayak from these folks and purchased my equipment from them. They take you to the hidden gems within our area and the insurmountable amount of history within our area. Indians, nature, the waterways, are just a few of their enjoyable learning adventures .
At Moon Dancer #Winery in Wrightsville, Pa., a French country chateau overlooks the beautiful Susquehanna River, offering premium European Style dry wines as well as select Pennsylvania sweet wines. This winery is one of the many wonderful wineries on the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail.
Canoe the Susquehanna River Water Trail, Allegheny Mountains, Pennsylvania One of the newest national recreation water trails in the country, the West Branch Susquehanna River Water Trail snakes for 228 miles through the oak, cherry, and maple hardwood forests of the Allegheny Mountains and into the habitat of the Northeast’s largest elk herd. It’s seriously wild territory, but it’s located smack in the center of Pennsylvania, within driving distance of the state’s major cities.