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Snapshots

  1. Kennerdell Website

    Snapshot Title: Kennerdell Website
    Taken by: Abigail Neely

    Image: Kennerdell Scenic Overlook
    Image Owner: Abigail Neely



    Description:

    www.kennerdell.com/default.asp Will open in a new tab or window



  2. Tree Removal

    Snapshot Title: Tree Removal
    Taken by: Abigail Neely

    Image: Kennerdell Scenic Overlook
    Image Owner: Abigail Neely



    Description:

    In 2007, a revitalization of the overlook took place. Around 197 trees were removed from the hillside in order to improve the view.



  3. Blue Sky

    Snapshot Title: Blue Sky
    Taken by: Abigail Neely

    Image: Kennerdell Scenic Overlook
    Image Owner: Abigail Neely



    Description:

    On average Rockland, PA gets 59 sunny days a year.



  4. Spruce Trees

    Snapshot Title: Spruce Trees
    Taken by: Abigail Neely

    Image: Kennerdell Scenic Overlook
    Image Owner: Abigail Neely



    Description:

    Spruce Trees are common in the Northern United States. There are about 35 different species. They are one of the most important woods for paper manufacture and are often used for Christmas trees.



  5. Bike Trail

    Snapshot Title: Bike Trail
    Taken by: Abigail Neely

    Image: Kennerdell Scenic Overlook
    Image Owner: Abigail Neely



    Description:

    This is a trail which runs along the Allegheny River. It is mainly used by pedestrians and bicyclists. There are blocks built along the trail to prevent vehicles from traveling on it.



  6. Marine Dedication

    Snapshot Title: Marine Dedication
    Taken by: Abigail Neely

    Image: Kennerdell Scenic Overlook
    Image Owner: Abigail Neely



    Description:

    A salute goes out to Sergeant Rob Turner and Sergeant Ashley Turner of the United States Marine Corps Band.



  7. Benches

    Snapshot Title: Benches
    Taken by: Abigail Neely

    Image: Kennerdell Scenic Overlook
    Image Owner: Abigail Neely



    Description:

    Benches were placed at the overlook for people to sit and enjoy the scenery while looking down onto the river. People can relax or even have picnics here.



  8. The adjacent Hillside

    Snapshot Title: The adjacent Hillside
    Taken by: Abigail Neely

    Image: Kennerdell Scenic Overlook
    Image Owner: Abigail Neely



    Description:

    Some hillside activities include biking, hiking, camping, and hunting.



  9. The Alleheny River

    Snapshot Title: The Alleheny River
    Taken by: Abigail Neely

    Image: Kennerdell Scenic Overlook
    Image Owner: Abigail Neely



    Description:

    The river's banks provide a venue for recreation for area residents and visitors. Popular water-based activities include boating, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and watching wildlife.



  10. Conservation

    Snapshot Title: Conservation
    Taken by: Abigail Neely

    Image: Kennerdell Scenic Overlook
    Image Owner: Abigail Neely



    Description:

    Using well-planned sustainable, scientific forestry practices, and proper conservation mearures, this area is again productive and able to support the needs of its human and non-human components.



  11. Cyrus D. Angell

    Snapshot Title: Cyrus D. Angell
    Taken by: Abigail Neely

    Image: Kennerdell Scenic Overlook
    Image Owner: Abigail Neely



    Description:

    Cyrus Angell purchaced and/or leased land for drilling purposes, along the Allegheny River extending for about five miles along the river, from Foster Station to Angell Island. Ninety percent of his o...



  12. The Allegheny River

    Snapshot Title: The Allegheny River
    Taken by: Abigail Neely

    Image: Kennerdell Scenic Overlook
    Image Owner: Abigail Neely



    Description:

    The Allegheny River was the primary route for commercial transportation until around 1867, when the Allegheny Railroad was completed from Kittanning to Oil City, along the river.



  13. Timber and Related Industries

    Snapshot Title: Timber and Related Industries
    Taken by: Abigail Neely

    Image: Kennerdell Scenic Overlook
    Image Owner: Abigail Neely



    Description:

    Like most of Pennsylvania, the northwest region was dense forests until the early 1800s. As the area was settled and industrialized, demand for wood and wood products grew. This was accelerated by the...