AMC at Illick's Mill

The Appalachian Mountain Club has a new home at the historic Illick’s Mill at Monocacy Park in the City of Bethlehem. Staff at the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Bethlehem office include:

  • Mark Zakutansky, Director of Conservation Policy Engagement
  • Mid-Atlantic Policy Manager
  • Patricia McCloskey, AICP, Mid-Atlantic Recreation Planner


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