“It was a ‘we’ project,” said Rose Stepnick, crediting the community for enabling the recreation board to get the bridge. “I am so proud of this project and everybody that did it with us.” #ligoniervalleytrail (Photo by Jennifer Sopko)
The bridge was christened “The Rose Stepnick Crossing” in honor of the project leader. “This bridge would not be here with Rose Stepnick,” said Tim Komar. #ligoniervalleytrail (Photo by Jennifer Sopko)
Published by The History Press in April 2013, Jennifer Sopko's "Ligonier Valley Vignettes" is a series of historical vignettes about the Ligonier Valley, a region located within the mountainous Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania, about an hour southeast of Pittsburgh. Available online and at local retail outlets!