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Support - Member Benefits

WVIA MEMBER BENEFITS

We appreciate our members, and our annual Member Days are a big way we show it. Through the support and generosity of the participating businesses we are able to provide these great events for our members - free! Bring your member card with you to check-in at any of our WVIA Member Days, such as our Ski Days and WVIA Member Day at Knoebels Amusement Resort. 

In addition, WVIA offers many discounts to regional events and more.  Check this page often to stay up-to-date on the benefits of your membership.

Fall 2014 Member Event

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Go Down In History At Our Fall 2014 WVIA Member Appreciation Event!

4 Day Member Appreciation Event at the Lackawanna County Coal Mine and the Anthracite Heritage Museum

-Located at McDade Park in Scranton

  • Saturday, November 1st and November 8th from 10AM to 2PM
  • Sunday, November 2nd and November 9th from 10AM to 2PM

Present WVIA Member Card or Valid ID for free admission.

Descend slowly into the earth in a Mine Car as you enter the Lackawanna County Coal Mine where the temperature is a constant 53 degrees year round. 

There are no remaining active deep mines in the area, so you are literally “going down in history”. 

The Anthracite Heritage Museum tells the story of the people who came from Europe to work in the Anthracite Mining and Textiles Industries.

 

If you pledged:

You will receive:

$40

2 free admissions

$70

4 free admissions

$120

6 free admissions

$250

12 free admissions


DIRECTIONS TO MCDADE PARK IN SCRANTON

 

FROM THE NORTH

Take Route 81 South to Exit 191B (formerly Exit 57B).

Take the McDade Expressway to the Keyser Avenue Exit. 

Take a right onto Keyser Avenue and go 3 miles and follow the signs to McDade Park.

 

FROM THE SOUTH

Take Route 81 North to Exit 182 (formerly Exit 51). 

Turn left at first traffic light and go to next light on Davis Street.  

Go left onto Davis St. and continue 3 miles (Davis Street turns into Union Street after the river).

Take a right at Keyser Avenue and go 2 miles. The Coal Mine Tour and McDade Park are on the left.

 

FROM THE SOUTHEAST

Take PA Turnpike (Northeast Extension 476 North) to Exit 122.

Take left off exit ramp to the traffic light. 

Turn right onto Keyser Avenue and go 2 miles. The Coal Mine Tour and McDade Park are on the left.

Winter 2014 Event

WVIA Ski Day at Elk Mountain

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Check back for more information.

WVIA Ski Day at Ski Sawmill

Monday, February 23, 2015

Check back for more information.

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