→ Longwood opens its biggest, newest garden: George Weigel | PennLive.com The new 86 acre 'Meadow Garden' features three miles of trails, a newly renovated William Webb farmhouse and is dedicated to ...
→ Enhancement project begins at Zimmerman Center for Heritage - inyork.com
→ Photos: Gettysburg wax museum auction preview | PennLive.com.
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→ Go back in time at upcoming Market Faire & Rendezvous at Jacobsburg - lehighvalleylive.com The J. Joseph Henry’s 1832 mansion and Pennsylvania Longrifle Museum will be open during the event. Hours for ...
Sime B. Bertolet, Berks History Center executive director, said the event will be about the influence of Pennsylvania Germans. The conference is open to the public, but reservations are required. Lunch ...
ArtWalk, coming this weekend, is bigger than ever Exploring Lancaster's past at Rock Ford Plantation 'The stink bug whisperer': York County woman turns pests into art Lehigh Valley tourism: Who's visiting and what ...
→ Historic Preservation Trust of Lebanon County properties open for tours - Lebanon Daily News
→ Escapes: Living the cloistered life in Ephrata, Pa. - The Washington Post.
→ Rare Opportunity to See American Longrifles at the Reading Public Museum - bctv.org From readingpublicmuseum.org Don't miss this rare opportunity to see a remarkable assemblage of more than fifty guns from indisputably ...
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→ The Historian: Fences and the Antes Garden - berksmontnews.com
→ Mount Wolf woman's shoofly pie best in Pennsylvania with recipe - York Dispatch Beating out 31 other competitors, York County resident Bonnie Billet won the blue ribbon for best pie ...
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→ Dutch Springs Aqua Park geared toward younger crowd | lehighvalleylive.com.
→ Pennsylvania folkways: Prolific white cucumber makes a comeback - Reading Eagle Learn about the Landis White Cucumber, an heirloom variety recently unearthed from Dr. Weaver's Roughwood seed collection and now being grown in ...
Today, about 136 Mennonite Plain Dutch families call the Kutztown area home, an increase of almost 40% in the last 15 years with meetinghouses being filled in Kutztown and Fleetwood ...
→ Caboose ride between Boyertown and Pottstown brings hopes of local railroad tourism | NEWS.
→ Did forts once stand along the Blue Mountain in Berks County?
→ Tour of Saucon Valley barns offers glimpse in farming history - The Morning Call For more information go to sauconvalleyconservancy.org.
According to the article coriander is used in the eastern counties (Berks, Lehigh and Northampton) of the Deitscherei whereas in the more westerly counties, like Lancaster and York, sage is the ...
It's hard to believe that at one time the U.S. Constitution was amended to ban alchohol! Thankfully those times are long passed and we now are free to choose from ...
→ Jonathan Yeager, friends, will get the taps flowing at the Lancaster Craft Beerfest - LancasterOnline On Saturday, Sept. 6, the second annual beerfest will be held in the 100 block ...
Currently, more than 50,000 Lancaster County Amish can trace their lineage to just 80 ancestors, less than a tenth of what that number would be outside of the religious community ...
→ The Historian: Fraktur, the folk art of the Pa. Germans - berksmontnews.com Read this article for a concise introduction to the basics of Fraktur.
Foodstruck is a free-admission food truck party spotlighting a variety of local and regional mobile food trucks and trailers serving a wide range of specialty foods including tacos, bbq, pizza, ...
The Lehigh Valley Cider and Wine Festival – an on-field event featuring hard cider and wine tastings from local and regional cideries and wineries – makes its debut on Sat., ...
→ Don't pull the plug on the Civil War Museum just yet: Matt Zencey | PennLive.com For the $15 million they spent on this museum they could have rebuilt the Columbia-Wrightsville ...
→ New Kimberton Whole Foods opens doors in Malvern - Main Line Media News
→ A Typical Tale | From the archives: ‘Hexerai’ in Berks County - Lebanon Daily Times
Located in the quaint village of Emigsville in South Central Pennsylvania, this skillfully restored 19th century mansion provides the perfect setting for gracious hospitality. The home is resplendent with exquisite ...
→ Haunted Hugh Moore Park coming later this month | lehighvalleylive.com This will be a family oriented Halloween attraction with much to do for children including a ride on the Josiah ...
Adams County American Civil War Museum Utilizing artifacts, historical documents, interactive displays, and 3-D productions, visitors will gain a better understanding of the events that took place in the town before, during ...
→ Spring is coming: Octoraro Orphie makes his yearly pronouncement, defying Phil's forecast - LancasterOnline It's a good question: Which groundhog's prediction is to be the final word in the battle ...
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→ Easton's Bacon Fest draws thousands for chocolate-dipped and other bacon treats - The Morning Call
Making chocolate in Hershey in the early 20th century - FlipSidePA.com
→ Guten Appetit: German food in the Valley | The News Leader
→ Historic Keim Homestead, history tinged with intrigue | Reading Eagle Spinster sisters living in traditional PA Dutch folk fashion into the 20th century were responsible for the homestead retaining is ...
→ What's better than a whoopie pie? A deep-fried whoopie pie - LancasterOnline I think I gained a couple of pounds just reading this article! As if whoopie pies were not ...
The Indian Nation: The Indian Motorcycle and America exhibit will run through Oct. 24, 2014. The museum is located just off Route 39, one mile west of Hersheypark Drive in Hershey. Regular ...
Lisa Minardi curates new Winterthur exhibition ‘A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans and the Art of Everyday Life’
→ UD alumna, doctoral student curates new Winterthur exhibition I'm glad they included this in the article: She notes that, contrary to what many people believe, Pennsylvania Germans lived in urban as ...
→ Bulletin board: Wyomissing Public Library sets series of free speeches - Reading Eagle Oct. 22, 7 p.m.: "Pennsylvania Dutch Quilts - The Love of Color" with Pat and Arlan Christ, ...
Artsfest will be located along Riverfront Park along Front Street in Harrisburg with a juried crafts show, food vendors and live entertainment. Thousands of visitors, some from as far as ...
UPDATE: Just spotted (3/2/2015) a Bald Eagle flying near a billboard on the south side of PA Route 30 as it crosses the Codorus Creek in York County. I turned off immediately, grabbed ...
→ Anniversary battlefield walks bring visitors closer to Gettysburg history - Evening Sun If you'd like to get an idea of what a battlefield walk is like check out the video ...
→ Wrightsville's riverfront plan is part of a larger effort to attract tourists, business - The York Daily Record.
→ Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer - LancasterOnline Cushing, 22, died during Pickett's Charge.
→ Susquehanna Riverlands plan aims to attract tourists - The York Daily Record It's good to know that Mark Platts et. al. understand just how much untapped potential exists in the ...
Signs at the Trifecta building in Allentown indicate there's "a better burger coming this summer." Owner Jeff Brown says he's hoping for an August launch for Bell Hall, a restaurant focused ...
Crazy Tomato Grill is a 100-seat restaurant featuring beer, barbecue and a stromboli made with pretzel flour: the pretzel boli. Source: Crazy Tomato Grill opens in Centerville with BBQ, beer and ...
The old stone house near the park office is known as the Landis House, named for the last owner before it was acquired by the Commonwealth as part of Susquehannock ...
→ Friends of Hopewell Furnace celebrate “Bill of Rights Day" - Berks Mont News The Friends of Hopewell Furnace invite the public to celebrate the 225th anniversary of the Bill of ...
Update: You can find Glazin's official website here and their facebook page here. Or just look down ↓ 101 S Duke St, York, Pennsylvania 17401 Mon-Thu: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Fri-Sat: 7:00 am ...
→ Thistle Finch Distillery open for business in downtown Lancaster | PennLive.com
→ Mountain Folklore: Finding Mountain Mary's grave | Reading Eagle → Or try first link of search results to read the article.
→ Tales from Pennsylvania's 'Museum of Mysteries' - WGAL
→ State awards $2 million to Midstate military history. Future plans for AHEC include an $8.5 million expansion, which will add 37,000 square feet to the visitor center and will include ...
Allegro Winery in Chanceford Township more than doubled the size of its vineyard and is planning a retail push aimed at raising its profile among Pennsylvania wine drinkers. Source: Allegro Winery ...
5 delicious things to know about the 2015 Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival | lehighvalleylive.com 6th Annual Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival will be held June 12 - 14, ...
→ Capital for a day - LancasterOnline Lancaster was the capital of the fledgling United States of America for exactly one day on Sept. 27, 1777 as the Second Continental Congress fled ...
A just-published article in Geosphere, the journal of the Geological Society of America, details how rock formations helped to determine the outcome at Gettysburg, where Union forces stopped a desperate ...
→ Hawk migration and fall foliage at their peaks at watch sites across Pennsylvania | PennLive.com Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Waggoner's Gap Hawk Watch Second Mountain Hawk Watch Lehigh Gap Hawk Watch
→ Gettysburg museum closing after more than 50 years - York Dispatch The museums contents will be auctioned at the 1863 Inn of Gettysburg at 516 Baltimore St. at 9 a.m. on Friday, ...
After George Washington's army was defeated at the Battle of Brandywine on September 11, 1777, 500 of the wounded soldiers were sent to Lancaster County Pennsylvania to convalesce at the ...
→ Pennsylvania-German Zammelaaf honors local culture - Lebanon Daily News I was there and had a great time. You can see all my photos of the event here. The food was ...
→ Gettysburg gears up for 151st anniversary event - York Dispatch 1000 participants will reenact five battles from the Gettysburg campaign on the Yingling farm on July 4,5 and 6. Go to gettysburgreenactment.com ...
→ Organic dairy in Paradise is a breed apart - LancasterOnline The 40 strong purebred Dutch Belted herd that produces the milk for Amish-owned Dutch Meadows Organic Dairy thrive on the 100% grass-based ...
→ Easter Bunny, like the Belsnickle, owes American roots to the Pa. Dutch - LancasterOnline The tradition of the "Oschter Haws" - the Easter Bunny - began in Germany as early as the ...
Waltz Vineyards opens Kitchen Kettle Village wine shop and tasting room - LancasterOnline
Take a look back at what Dorney Park used to look like in these historic pics. Source: Dorney Park historic photos - The Morning Call dorneypark.com
→ Secrets of the Pennsylvania Capitol: 17 views that aren't on any tour - PennLive.com
→ Pennsylvania Folkways: Dutch star barns glitter in winter - Reading Eagle Winter is a good season to go barn star spotting in Alt Barricks (Berks County). If your'e interested in learning more ...
PA German Hex Symbols: Their History and The Art of Rebecca Ross Rebecca has been a Berks County artist for the past 21 years. Much of her artwork of the past ...
→ Cherry Crest readies maze for July 4 opening day - The Unionville Times
In celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Harris-Cameron Mansion, the Historical Society of Dauphin County presents Founders’ Day, an outdoor festival commemorating the frontier era in which John Harris, ...
→ Dynamic Exhibition Explores Hollywood Legend Marilyn Monroe's Iconic Status - bctv.org The exhibition will feature 115 works by more than 50 artists and will run from August 23 through October 5 ...
→ Gettysburg park named top US landmark - Evening Sun The park was also ranked 9th overall in the world in the landmarks category. The results were based on an algorithm ...
→ The Accomac turns out the lights for romance, fine dining - PennLive.com
→ 'Be the Dinosaur' at Allentown's Da Vinci teaches kids about Cretaceous Period life - The Morning Call
→ The Historian: The Real Story of Mountain Mary - Berks Mont News
→ Group sets 2015 Pa. German Zammelaaf - Lebanon Daily News The 2015 Pennsylvania German Zammelaaf will be held on Saturday, March 7, at a new venue in Annville. Organizers said ...
→ Camp Curtin Historical society to host Civil War encampment
A Defense Department balloon — unmanned, untethered and carrying a missile detection system — drifted harmlessly across the skies of Lancaster County early Wednesday afternoon. Source: Defense Department blimp drifts unmanned ...
Of the 29 existing covered bridges in Lancaster County Hunsecker's Mill is the longest with a 180' span that extends over the Conestoga River, connecting Upper Leacock and Manheim townships. Located ...
→ PHOTOS 65th annual Kutztown Folk Festival Huge gallery of superb images from this year's festival by photographer Roxanne Richardson.
→ Boehm's Chapel to feature 'Pennsylvania German Gravestones: Art and History in Stone' - LancasterOnline Historic Boehm’s Chapel will host ‘Pennsylvania German Gravestones: Art and History in Stone’ presented by Michael ...
Originally produced in 1998 for PBS, this documentary traces the arrival of the PA Dutch in America, along with their visual culture. Synopsis: Explores the handicrafts and traditional arts of the "Pennsylvania ...
→ Women re-enactors show a different side to Civil War history - AL.com There is a photo gallery accompanying this article.
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→ Coyote hunting surges in popularity in Pennsylvania and beyond - York Dispatch
From parking to what to do in Harrisburg, this guide will help you plan your visit to Artsfest Source: Artsfest 2015 Guide: Where to park, eat and explore in Harrisburg
→ Talking Christmas traditions with Don Yoder - Philly.com
Meadow Garden – Longwood Gardens newest and biggest addition
Enhancement project begins at Zimmerman Center for Heritage
VIDEO | Live Like a Local : Crystal Cave – Berks County, PA
Photos: Gettysburg wax museum auction preview
PHOTOS | Barns & Farms of Cumberland County, PA
Go back in time at upcoming Market Faire & Rendezvous at Jacobsburg
Berks History Conference will explore Pennsylvania Dutch roots of county
Local Links | April 29, 2015
Historic Preservation Trust of Lebanon County properties open for tours
Escapes: Living the cloistered life in Ephrata, PA
Rare Opportunity to See American Longrifles at the Reading Public Museum
PHOTOS | Codorus Furnace – York County, PA
The Historian: Fences and the Antes Garden
Mount Wolf woman’s shoofly pie best in Pennsylvania (with recipe)
PHOTOS | Harris-Cameron Mansion
Dutch Springs Aqua Park geared toward younger crowd
Pennsylvania folkways: Prolific white cucumber makes a comeback
The Old Order Mennonite Sect at Kutztown
Caboose ride between Boyertown and Pottstown brings hopes of local railroad tourism
Did forts once stand along the Blue Mountain in Berks County?
Tour of Saucon Valley barns offers glimpse in farming history
VIDEO | Groundhog Day in Pennsylvania – Grundsaudaag in Pennsylvaani (2015)
Traditional Lehigh County Pennsylvania Dutch Scrapple Recipe
Craft distilleries the next local booze boom in Pennsylvania Dutch Country?
Jonathan Yeager, friends, will get the taps flowing at the Lancaster Craft Beerfest
Genetic disease takes toll on Lancaster County’s Amish
The Historian: Fraktur, the folk art of the Pennsylvania Dutch
PHOTOS | 2014 Foodstruck – York, PA
Lehigh Valley Wine Trail to unveil new cider and wine festival in October 2015
Don’t pull the plug on Harrisburg’s National Civil War Museum just yet
William Penn’s Treaty with the Indians by Benjamin West
New Kimberton Whole Foods opens doors in Malvern
A Typical Tale | From the archives: ‘Hexerai’ in Berks County
Emig Mansion Bed & Breakfast open house
Haunted Hugh Moore Park coming later this month
Pennsylvania Dutch Country Historical Attractions
Spring is coming: Octoraro Orphie makes his yearly pronouncement, defying Phil’s forecast
PHOTOS | Boiling Springs, PA
Photos: Easton’s Bacon Fest draws thousands for chocolate-dipped and other bacon treats
Making chocolate in Hershey in the early 20th century [VIDEO]
Guten Appetit: German food in the Valley
Historic Keim Homestead, history tinged with intrigue
What’s better than a whoopie pie? A deep-fried whoopie pie
Dutch Wonderland Vintage Postcards
PHOTOS | AACA Museum – Indian Motorcycle Exhibit
Lisa Minardi curates new Winterthur exhibition ‘A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans and the Art of
Wyomissing Public Library free lecture, “Pennsylvania Dutch Quilts – The Love of Color”
Artsfest of Greater Harrisburg set for Memorial Day weekend
Bald eagle sightings increase in Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Free anniversary battlefield walks bring visitors closer to Gettysburg history
Wrightsville’s riverfront plan is part of a larger effort to attract tourists, business
Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing
Susquehanna Riverlands plan aims to attract tourists
New Allentown restaurant Bell Hall to focus on gourmet burgers, craft beers
Crazy Tomato Grill opens in Centerville with BBQ, beer and pretzel bolis
PHOTOS | Landis House – Susquehannock State Park
Friends of Hopewell Furnace celebrate “Bill of Rights Day”
Restaurant, doughnut shop, glassworks among new Royal Square neighborhood attractions in York
Thistle Finch Distillery open for business in downtown Lancaster
Mountain Folklore: Finding Mountain Mary’s grave
Photos: Tales from Pennsylvania’s ‘Museum of Mysteries
State awards $2 million to Cumberland County’s U.S. Army Heritage Education Center
York County’s Allegro Winery expands
Local Links | May 12, 2015
Capital for a day during the Revolutionary War
How rocks shaped Gettysburg and other Civil War battles
Hawk migration and fall foliage at their peaks at watch sites across Pennsylvania
Gettysburg’s Soldiers National Museum closing after more than 50 years
Washington sent Battle of Brandywine wounded to convalesce in Ephrata, PA
Pennsylvania-German Zammelaaf honors local culture
Gettysburg gears up for 151st anniversary event
Vintage Postcards – Susquehanna River
Dutch Meadows Organic Dairy in Paradise PA is a breed apart
Easter Bunny, like the Belsnickel, owes American roots to the Pennsylvania Dutch
Waltz Vineyards opens Kitchen Kettle Village wine shop and tasting room
Dorney Park historic photos
Secrets of the Pennsylvania Capitol: 17 views that aren’t on any tour
Pennsylvania Dutch star barns glitter in winter
PA German Hex Symbols: Their History and The Art of Rebecca Ross
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm readies maze for July 4 opening day
Harris-Cameron Mansion Founder’s Day festival includes re-enactments, tours
Reading Public Museum Exhibition Explores Marilyn Monroe’s Iconic Status
Gettysburg park named top US landmark
The Accomac turns out the lights for romance, fine dining
‘Be the Dinosaur’ at Allentown’s Da Vinci teaches kids about Cretaceous Period life
The Historian: The Real Story of Mountain Mary
Group sets 2015 Pennsylvania German Zammelaaf
Camp Curtin Historical society to host Civil War encampment in Lemoyne
Surveillance blimp drifts over Lancaster County
Hunsecker’s Mill Covered Bridge – Pictures and Location Map
PHOTOS: 65th annual Kutztown Folk Festival
VIDEO | OGO Ball at Ski Roundtop
Boehm’s Chapel to feature ‘Pennsylvania German Gravestones: Art and History in Stone’
VIDEO | Whitewater Kayaking in the Codorus & Conewago Creeks – York County PA
VIDEO | Expressions of Common Hands: Folk Art of the PA Dutch
Women re-enactors show a different side to Civil War history
PHOTOS | York County Agricultural & Industrial Museum
Coyote hunting surges in popularity in Pennsylvania and beyond
Artsfest 2015 Guide: Where to park, eat and explore in Harrisburg
Talking Christmas traditions with Don Yoder