→ The future is uncertain for a possible underground railroad chamber uncovered in Middletown | PennLive.com. More here: → Lack of documentation makes it hard to determine what large Middletown chamber was ...
Lancaster County has the most covered bridges of any county in Pennsylvania with 29. View Covered Bridges of Lancaster County in a larger map
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→ Berks County art collection fetches $4.3 million - mcall.com You can view the entire George D Horst collection here and learn more details about the Horst collection here. The auctions most expensive piece ...
→ The original “Faces of York County” | Faces of York County Photo features six out of the more than 700 portraits by Lewis Miller included in the soon to be ...
→ 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 ...
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→ Photos: Columbia Kettle Works Craft Brewery - ydr.com
Tractors rule at Old Time Plowboys show in Kutztown - Morning Call The Plowboys Summer Show will be held at The Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University. And don't forget ...
A fraktur by Daniel Peterman sold recently at Wehrly's Auction in Codorus Township for $9,680, according to Scott Wehrly. Source: York County fraktur fetches nearly $10,000 at auction - The York ...
In the enchanted village: Spending a week in the historic Pennsylvania Dutch wine country of Mount Gretna
I recently spent a week's vacation in the enchanted and historical village of Mount Gretna set in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country. In town there is a lovely shop called ...
I did most of my certification dives at Bainbridge Sportsmen's Club during the 80's and have many fond memories of the location. I'm excited at the new opportunities for recreational ...
→ Is He Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle or Pelznickel? Santa Klaus is exhausted. Perhaps it's time for him to share the burden and ask for some help. Christmas isn't ...
It's been an exalted ingredient of Iranian cuisine since ancient times. It lends its distinctive hue and pungent flavor to Spanish paella, Afghani pulao, and the fragrant couscouses of Morocco. ...
Making chocolate in Hershey in the early 20th century - FlipSidePA.com
Patrick Donmoyer, a member of the Historical Barn and Farm Foundation of Pennsylvania, will make a presentation to the Pinegrove Historical Society on March 13 about barn stars, commonly known ...
On the weathered railway platform of this faded sugar town, retired mechanic Pedro Ramon Prieto Napoles, 74, awaited the "Hershey train" and waxed nostalgic about the years the mill was ...
Look past the skimpy budget, kitschy death scenes and cheap visuals. Its fictional account of the Battle of Gettysburg still makes Martin Pengelly feel a catch in the throat. Source: My ...
Thousands of locals come together every summer for the Hanover Dutch Festival to relish in the town's history and Pennsylvania Dutch tradition. Source: Hanover Dutch Festival offers new attractions - FlipSidePA.com
→ Mike Argento: Hex murder victim's granddaughter carries on powwow legacy - The York Daily Record Although the blame for Rehmeyer's death ultimate rests on the souls of the three men ...
→ Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine: The real deal - The Washington Post Right out of the gate the writer makes a very important point about PA Dutch cuisine in particular, and PA Dutch ...
→ Three new vineyards have vines in the ground in Berks | Reading Eagle Stony Run Valley Vineyards Folino Estate Vineyard & Winery Deerfoot Vineyards and Winery
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 ...
In 1683, William Penn reported to friends in England, “Here is plenty of cow cattle.” Cattle, together with all other farm livestock, were brought to the Delaware Valley from Europe ...
5-Day Denver Fair opens Tuesday - LancasterOnline: Local News Denver Fair Denver Memorial Park 800 Main St. Admission Free Parking On-site, $4 fee Schedule Tuesday to Thursday: 4 to 10 p.m. Friday: noon to 11 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. to 11 ...
→ Let the River Run Wild - NYTimes.com
Ice was the dominant crop in January, when Lancaster County's fertile fields lay fallow and the farmers had idle time. And, while New England boasted numerous lakes and ponds from ...
By 1890, usage of Pennsylvania Dutch, a primarily oral language with roots in 18th-century German immigration to North America, reached its zenith. Perhaps as many as 750,000 Americans and eastern ...
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., ...
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→ Spring adventures a the Norristown Farm Park - Times Herald For more information on upcoming events at Norristown Farm Park click here.
With the biggest weekend of the prize-money coyote-hunting contests approaching Feb. 19-21, the buzz in the Pennsylvania outdoor world is all coyote. But, some of the common knowledge about coyotes ...
The menu is heavy on upscale pub fare with an emphasis on beer as an ingredient. Beer is used in about two-thirds of the dishes. Source: Spring House Brewing Co. opens ...
Disabled, families can now get to South Lookout. Source: Hawk Mountain opens accessible trail to famed birdwatching overlook - LancasterOnline: Local News
→ Eight Facts About Henry VIII: A historical primer for the PA Renaissance Faire | PennLive.com This years faire runs August 2 through October 26, 2014 11AM - 8PM on Saturdays ...
This is a great idea. My only suggestion would be to create a second batch of photos during the winter when the absence of leaves allows you to see much ...
→ Fraktur: More than Pennsylvania German artwork - Pocono Record.com
→ VIDEO: 19th Century Base Ball - The Evening Sun
Fine linen was made from homegrown Pennsylvania hemp. The Pennsylvania Dutch are said to have grown some of the best hemp in the world and produced the finest hemp linen. ...
→ Day Trip: Lititz is America’s coolest small town -FairfaxTimes.com
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→ Strasburg offers three-course railroad dining experience for train buffs - Morning Call.
Cheapism.com has named Laurel Lake in Pine Grove Furnace State Park the best lake in Pennsylvania. Source: Is this the best lake in Pennsylvania?
→ Virginville historic farm offers tour of ‘good, bad & ugly of wetland plant life’
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 ...
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 ...
→ Camp Security archaeological dig turns up items - The York Daily Record The site is the last Revolutionary War prison camp that remains in existence. Learn more at CampSecurity.com.
Mark your calendars, because it's officially festival season! Lots of summer festivals — featuring food, drinks, music and more — are coming to your area soon. Source: Food festivals in York, ...
As devout a Christian people as the Quakers were, they did not express their religious belief as dynamically as the Pennsylvania Dutch/Germans, whose American Folk Art spilled over from the ...
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 ...
→ History and mystery blend in Bethlehem-based novel "The Body in the Vat: Tales from the Tannery" - The Morning Call “The Body in the Vat: Tales from the Tannery” A novel ...
Photos: Food Truck Festival at Palmyra | Lebanon Daily News The Palmyra Area Business Association held the first Food Truck Festival on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Local vendors were on hand ...
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→ How Shady Maple Smorgasbord draws 1.4 million customers annually - LancasterOnline The gift shop is as big as the eatery. Go here to see some photos.
→ Ghost hunters will gather at haunted house in Bainbridge on Saturday - LancasterOnline
→ Series looks at 'Anabaptist Faith' - LancasterOnline Details of Highland's Spring Senior Life Institute, open to the public, follow: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 3: "Introduction to Anabaptism," with Bach ...
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→ Hershey museum finds early swimsuit from park's early years - Lebanon Daily News
→ A Look Back in History: Colonial Trade with the Port of Philadelphia - Berks-Mont News
→ Exploring art, history and science during a day at the museum - Berksmontnews.com
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→ Enjoying the great outdoors in scenic Mount Gretna - Cumberlink.com
→ Wrightsville's riverfront plan is part of a larger effort to attract tourists, business - The York Daily Record.
→ A Look Back in History: Baking Bread in the Bakeoven A detailed description of the traditional Friday baking done by the Pennsylvania Dutch.
As we draw nearer to the celebration of Easter and the earth awakens from sleep, it is an important time for the people throughout the Dutch Country to hold in ...
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, ...
→ The Ten Best Offbeat Sites in Pennsylvania Dutch Country | Malerie Yolen-Cohen.
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, ...
Yes! Kick Santa to the curb and turn Belsknickel loose upon the land. For more 'Ask A PA Dutchman' episodes and Pennsilfaanisch Deitsch language videos check out Doulgas Madenford's YouTube channel.
→ Visitors to York County, Pa.: Don’t be like the British and let a town fool you - York Town Square
You can take a free tour of the Harley Davidson factory that lasts one hour. These pictures are of the visitor center where the tours depart. There is a large exhibition ...
→ Colonial Fair and Muster better than pulling teeth - Herald Mail Media God bless modern dentistry! Looking for more things to do and see in Franklin County? Click here. video platformvideo managementvideo ...
→ Navigating the inaugural Philly Wine Week. Here's a good roundup of the things to do during the very first Philly Wine Week which runs from 3/23 - 3/30. Check out the ...
→ 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 ...
→ 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 ...
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→ Officials still working to determine cause of fire that damaged historic Dellville Covered Bridge - PennLive.com The future of the 174 foot long bridge built in 1889 is up in ...
Sight & Sound Theatres Introduces Moses - YouTube Moses will premier on March 8, 2014 and will run for one year. More details at sight-sound.com.
Every detail of the Eagles Nest – from the handpicked furniture to the untouched, original exposed beams, to the carefully prepared menu items – make this Springettsbury Township resident a ...
Upstaging Punxsutawney Phil by almost a week, Berks County's furry weather prognosticator, Oscar the Groundhog, says winter's far from over. As told to his confidant, Lester Miller of Greenwich Township, Oscar ...
The exhibit opens Saturday and will run until Oct. 29. It will offer visitors the experience of viewing a treasure-trove of documents, books, pamphlets and objects, provided by a variety ...
→ Longing for fasnachts? Tell us where you like to get these tasty, doughy treats! - LancasterOnline Reading all of these news items about fastnachts is making my mouth water! And of course ...
→ Gettysburg Food Tour - WPMT FOX43. If you like food and history united into one satisfying sensory experience you're going to want to grab your walking shoes and head to Gettysburg ...
→ Camping blast from the past planned for Sept. 5-7 Carlisle Sports and Outdoor Show - PennLive.com
→ Restaurants renew farm-to-table dining concept in York County. Has its time come? - The York Daily Record If they want the local food scene to gain status with tourists the ...
→ Traditional Christmas offered in Christkindlmarkt, tavern lunch at Schaefferstown - FlipSidePA.com Christkindlmarkt & Tavern Lunch December 13, 2014 9am – 3pm: Christkindlmarkt at Brendle Museum, Lower Level 10am – 2pm: Tavern Lunch at ...
Presented in the round, with a huge, rotating stage in the middle of the arena floor, with massive towers and walkways, lighting, display screens and pyrotechnics, packed to a near-sellout ...
→ A Look Back in History: Georgian Keystones not just for mansions
The event starts with a yoga session at 10 a.m., outside the 530 E. Third St. microdistillery and kitchen. Brunch will be available after the session, and cocktails with the ...
→ Tallarico's Chocolates to open new store in Easton - lehighvalleylive.com Second location in the Deitscherei, first one is in Bethlehem. Can't have too many locally owned and operated chocolatiers right? ...
This was the last wooden covered bridge (prior ones were destroyed in 1832 and 1863) to connect Columbia and Wrightsville, it was replaced by a steel-truss bridge that would last until being ...
The future is uncertain for a possible underground railroad chamber uncovered in Middletown
Covered Bridges of Lancaster County, PA Location Map
PHOTOS | Shady Maple Gift Shop – East Earl, PA
Berks County art collection fetches $4.3 million
AUDIO| “As I was saying…” Pennsylvania Dutch Humor by Professor Schnitzel
The original “Faces of York County” by Lewis Miller
Historic Keim Homestead, history tinged with intrigue
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Tractors rule at Old Time Plowboys show in Kutztown
York County fraktur fetches nearly $10,000 at auction
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Historic quarry and scuba center near Bainbridge bought by waste authority
Is He Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle or Pelznickel?
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Donmoyer will give lecture on hex signs to Pinegrove Historical Society
Traces of Hershey’s model town live on in Cuba
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Surveillance blimp drifts over Lancaster County
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5-Day Denver Fair opens Tuesday at Denver Memorial Park
Remove the Susquehanna’s Dams and ‘Let the River Run Wild’
Not so long ago, Susquehanna River ice was a winter crop for farmers
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Lehigh Valley Wine Trail to unveil new cider and wine festival in October 2015
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Spring adventures at the Norristown Farm Park
11 things you don’t know about coyotes in Pennsylvania
Spring House Brewing Co. opens brewpub in Lancaster
Hawk Mountain opens accessible trail to famed birdwatching overlook
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Eight Facts About Henry VIII: A historical primer for the PA Renaissance Faire
VIDEO | Susquehanna being digitally mapped by Terrain360
Fraktur: More than Pennsylvania German artwork
VIDEO | Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival
Ten facts about Pennsylvania’s hemp history
Day Trip: Lititz is America’s coolest small town
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Strasburg Railroad offers three-course railroad dining experience for train buffs
Laurel Lake named best lake in Pennsylvania
Dreibelbis historic farm offers Wetlands Species Walk
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VIDEO | Camp Security archaeological dig turns up items
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Relaying religious messages to early Pennsylvania Dutch frontiersmen
Washington sent Battle of Brandywine wounded to convalesce in Ephrata, PA
History and mystery blend in Bethlehem-based novel “The Body in the Vat: Tales from the
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PHOTOS |Historic Hellam Preserve – York County, PA
Shady Maple Smorgasbord draws 1.4 million customers annually
Ghost hunters will gather at haunted Haldeman Mansion in Bainbridge on Saturday
Series looks at ‘Anabaptist Faith’
PHOTOS | The Turkey Hill Experience – Columbia, PA
Hershey museum finds early swimsuit from park’s early years
A Look Back in History: Colonial Trade with the Port of Philadelphia
Exploring art, history and science during a day at the Reading Public Museum
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Enjoying the great outdoors in Lebanon County’s scenic Mount Gretna
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Wrightsville’s riverfront plan is part of a larger effort to attract tourists, business
Baking Bread in the Bakeoven
Folk artist Peter V. Fritsch was a beloved portrayer of Pennsylvania Dutch culture
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The Ten Best Offbeat Sites in Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Harris-Cameron Mansion Founder’s Day festival includes re-enactments, tours
VIDEO | Ask A PA Dutchman: The Belsnickel
VIDEO | Laff Trakk Virtual Ride: Get a look at the new Hersheypark coaster
VIDEO | The Amish Village Tour – Lancaster, PA
Visitors to York County, Pa.: Don’t be like the British and let a town fool
VIDEO | The Hershey’s Chocolate Factory Tour
PHOTOS | Harley Davidson Tour Center – York, PA
VIDEO | Conococheague Institute’s Colonial Fair and Muster better than pulling teeth
Navigating the inaugural Philly Wine Week
Easter Bunny, like the Belsnickel, owes American roots to the Pennsylvania Dutch
Friends of Hopewell Furnace celebrate “Bill of Rights Day”
PHOTOS | Donegal Springs – Lancaster County, PA
Officials still working to determine cause of fire that damaged historic Dellville Covered Bridge
VIDEO | Sight & Sound Theatres Introduces Moses
The Eagles Nest is best known for its crab cake, prime rib and cheesecake
Oscar the Groundhog’s predicts more winter, plowable snow in February
Montgomery County exhibit examines Pennsylvania Dutch practice of powwow
Longing for fasnachts? Tell us where you like to get these tasty, doughy treats!
First Savory Gettysburg Food Tours set for April 12-13, 2014
Vintage campers planned for Sept. 5-7 Carlisle Sports and Outdoor Show
Restaurants renew farm-to-table dining concept in York County. Has its time come?
VIDEO | Whitewater Kayaking Muddy Creek – York County, PA
Traditional Christmas offered in Christkindlmarkt, tavern lunch at Schaefferstown
Carrie Underwood’s show may have been best yet at Allentown’s PPL Center
Georgian Keystones not just for mansions
Social Still Micro-Distillery & Kitchen to offer yoga, brunch (and cocktails)
Tallarico’s Chocolates to open new store in Easton
Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge Destroyed by Hurricane September 29, 1896