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Sharing history, legends, and lore along the Byway Great Lakes Seaway Trail Outdoor Storytellers Signs Over 100 Great Lakes Seaway Trail Outdoor Storytellers Signs can be found along the byway describing the history, natural resources, cultural sites, and experiences found only along the Great Lakes Seaway Trail National Scenic Byway. With dozens of towns and cities, hundreds of sites to visit, and thousands of fascinating stories, these Great Lakes Seaway Trail Outdoor Storytellers Signs help make your Great Lakes Seaway Trail road trip a unique and enjoyable experience. The Great Lakes Seaway Trail Outdoor Storytellers Signs are color-coded by theme. As you travel along the Great Lakes Seaway Trail, National Scenic Byway be sure to stop at each sign to discover can’t-miss sites and destinations. ● The green storytellers highlight the unique natural history of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail. Islands, sand dunes, beautiful parks, and wildlife are among the featured highlights. ● The blue storytellers signs highlight the maritime heritage of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail. Shipwrecks, lake ports, scuba diving sites, prehistoric fishing camps, lakeside resorts, and shipbuilding are among the featured items in these signs. ● The brown storytellers signs highlight the history of a young American nation. The Great Lakes Seaway Trail region was a crucial battleground during the French and Indian War and the War of 1812. Look for the signs in these series that tell of the forts found here and the battles fought along our waterways. ● The red storytellers signs highlight the cultural heritage of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail. Native American culture, majestic castles, the Underground Railroad, a World War II Safe Haven, the Erie Canal, and influential people are among the features in these signs. ● The gray storytellers signs feature many of the lighthouses found along the Great Lakes Seaway Trail. ● The gold storytellers sign in North East, PA, highlights an important agricultural aspect of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail. The first, and currently only, sign in the agriculture series describes why this region is ideal for grape growing. ● The purple storytellers signs highlight the unique architecture found along the Great Lakes Seaway Trail, including masterpieces by American icons Frank Lloyd Wright and Frederick Law Olmsted, cobblestone masons, and the pioneers who built our towns, villages and cities. To find the full list of Great Lakes Seaway Trail Outdoor Storytellers Signs, visit www.seawaytrail.com/storytellersigns . There you’ll find topics and descriptions of each sign as well as GPS coordinates to help in locating each one. 2 | The Great Lakes Seaway Trail Travel Magazine 2016

Story Teller Signs

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