Restoration and Renovation

An old boot factory on Hazle Street became an attractive, fully-up-to-date dwelling for 14 individual households.

State Sen. Dave Argall and (former) TACP Chairperson Pat Freeh-Stefanek provide details on re-purposing an old building.

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Historic Preservation

Hegarty Blacksmith Shop

Dale Freudenberger, president of the Tamaqua Historical Society, shares a compelling account of the activities of the Hegarty family, a three-generation family of blacksmiths active from 1848 to 1973

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Adding Civic Improvements

The Depot Square Park was created to compliment the renovated Victorian-era train station in the heart of downtown.

The water fountain in the park is now a centerpiece and a welcome place for Tamaqua residents and visitors to sit back and relax.

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TACP 20th Anniversary

Community residents filled Performing Arts Hall to take part in the 20th Anniversary Annual Meeting of the Tamaqua Area Community Partnership.

TACP Chairman, Lee Shafer, called the meeting to order.

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Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.

J.C. Penny

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.

Henry Ford

We cannot accomplish all that we need to do without working together.

Bill Richardson

A sustainable world means working together to create prosperity for all.

Jacqueline Novogratz

Five guys on the court working together can achieve more than five talented individuals who come and go as individuals.

Kareem Abdul Jabbar

“The Tamaqua Area Community Partnership is a non-profit charitable organization that was expressly created to improve the quality of life in the Tamaqua Area; and to do so by being a conduit and a catalyst and a place for ideas and energy to go to accomplish improvements that will make a real difference in the lives of people who live here.” — Micah Gursky, TACP Executive Director