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Kinzua Bridge Foundation Meeting:
To Be Announced
at the Barrel House Resteraunt
Meetings are open to the Public

New Visitors Center Completed

 

Visitors Center

 

 

Celebrating Kinzua Bridge Foundations 25th Anniversary!

 

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Celebrating Kinzua Bridge State Park 50th!

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( "BUILD IT - THE'LL COME"!) Giving homage to the Viaduct and the Visitors Center. Sky Walker T- shirts & 50th Anniversary Shirts can be ordered by clicking on Contact and contacting the Treasurer or Secretary, also KB Foundation's e-mail kbf@kinzuabridgefoundation.com 

 

 

19th Annual Kinzua Bridge Foundation Fall Festival members2016 New Shirt

2016 Kinzua Bridge Foundation members, L to R. Back Row: J.R. Rathbun, Dave Graves, Jerry Clark, president; Mary Ann Burggraf, executive director/vp Front Row: L to R: Tom ‘ET’ Kilmer, historian; Tina Hilmes, second vice president; Debbie Kilmer, treasuer; Debbie Lunden, secretary; Fay Leet, brick chair; Susan Chamberlain.

 





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THE KINZUA BRIDGE FOUNDATION, INC.

 

Keystone Bricks

Kinzua Bridge Foundation Plaque

 

 Commemorative "Brick" Campaign

Be A Part Of History !

The Commemorative "Personalize Brick" is an on going
fundraising campaign.   Orders may be placed anytime.

Click here for Order Form
Front of the Order Form

 

Thank you to the DCNR and Kinzua Bridge State Park manager, Mitch Stickle and staff in their huge support in assisting to the success of this 2018 Kinzua Bridge State Park Fall Festival.
To all participants, sponsors, donors , entertainers, Mt. Jewett Fire Police in traffic patrol along with the extra transporting of items, the Hamlin Township Volunteer Fire Dept. in providing their “Famous Chicken BBQ”, the AT&A Trolley and staff in transporting visitors to and from the park, Myers Trucking in providing
the stage once again, as they have done for several years, Boys Scouts of America Troop #402 doing amazing job in keeping the garbage disappearing, Bob Cat of Kane, providing the motorized vehicles in transporting the KB Foundation’s executive director all over the park and Mary Ann had a blast driving it and
assisted many vendors to and from their sites to replenish their supplies, a special thanks to the reenactment two day camp out for visitors, the US Forestry & PA Game Commission , the Kane Depot in providing history of the Kane Wolves, S&B Sound that echoed throughout the park with the PA Wilds Calls to the crowds
in bringing the excitement set up for the Sachquats calling contest, without question we greatly appreciate all Arts & Crafts &Food Vendors to your participation in making this an outstanding milestone festival with this being the KB Foundations 25 th Anniversary, PA State Parks 125 th Anniversary and 15 years since the Tornado.
Last but certainly not least we send out a huge thank you to you the visitors that walked in, rode in, or crawled, your support in coming is our thanks.
Thank You,
Kinzua Bridge Foundation Board
Mary Ann Burggraf

Executive Director/VP

 

 

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KBF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Executive Director, Mary Ann Burggraf addressed the fundraising projects of the foundation. The Foundation's (Commemorative Brick" Campaign -Be A Part Of History) will be the foundations on going mainfundraiser. The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship being the proprietor’s of the new Kinzua Bridge Visitors Center gift shop and not the Kinzua Bridge Foundation which did state their interest with the DCNR in noting all funds from the foundations sales goes directly back to the Kinzua Bridge State Park, however the funds from the PA Wilds gift shop does not contribute directly to the Kinzua Bridge State Park.

Therefore the foundations funding will only be generated from the annual festival along with the Commemorative "Brick" Campaign.

The PA WILDS is purchasing kinzua bridge shirts from the foundation for resale at the PA WILDS shop, with the retail price being paid to the foundation. Burggraf said the goal of the foundation was to fund a playground, a closed pavilion with a fireplace, and an amphitheater. For many years, hundreds of community volunteers have contributed to the development and to say the least in keeping this one and only state park open in Mc Kean County. Some PA counties have up to five stateparks.

Burggraf said: “This Kinzua Bridge Foundation, Inc. with past, present members, and the many formed groups before have certainly been the strong arm that has brought this state park to the wonder it is today along with being listed as one of the “TOP TEN MUST VITST STATE PARKS IN Pennsylvania. “

Clark, President thanked all attending the meeting, saying it was a very productive and enjoyable annual meeting held at the state park, concluded with the meeting being adjourned.


 

   

 Commemorative "Brick" Campaign

Be A Part Of History !

Bricks

The Commemorative "Personalize Brick" is an on going fundraising campaign.   Orders may be placed anytime.
Click here for Order Form
Front of the Order Form

 Purchase a brick with your business, industry name, organization, group, family name, etc. engraved on it for placement in the new pathway to the Kinzua Viaduct. Thank you for your support and appreciate all donations for the future development of the Kinzua Bridge State Park. 
T
he Kinzua Bridge Foundation's goals are to fund a Playground, a Closed Pavilion with a Fireplace, and Amphitheater.

 

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Links

 

Kinzua Bridge Foundation, Inc.
25 Birch Street
Bradford, PA  16701
(814) 331-7331
www.kinzuabridgefoundation.com

kbf@kinzuabridgefoundation.com

Donations & Memorials can be made to:
Kinzua Bridge Foundation, Inc.
c/o Hamlin Bank & Trust Company
34 Fraley Street
Kane, PA  16735

 

Contact for Kinzua Bridge State Park Office:

Kinzua Bridge State Park Complex
296 Viaduct Road
Kane, Pennsylvania 16735
(814) 778-5467 Fax: 814-778-2023
Mitchell Stickle Park Manager
PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
mstickle@pa.gov

 

 

 

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