→ Thistle Finch Distillery open for business in downtown Lancaster | PennLive.com
25th annual Pennsylvania Dutch festival came to the Reading Terminal Market - Philadelphia Business Journal Click here to see photos of the annual Philly event.
→ Lancaster Cigar Bar celebrates its grand opening - PennLive.com lancastercigar.com After becoming an aficionado of premium cigars Daniel Falcon realized there wasn’t an establishment within Lancaster County where cigar lovers could ...
→ Tour de Tanks offers rare look at Logan's View production site | PennLive.com. Tour de Tanks take you behind the scenes at 22 wineries and one distillery in south central PA ...
→ The Historic Farmstead - The Mercury
UPDATE: Click the link to read my in depth review of The Turkey Hill Experience. → The Turkey Hill Experience | NBC 10 Philadelphia The link above leads to a very brief roundup of ...
→ Local paranormal investigative team, Berks Mont Project, invokes history to life You will find the team's website here.
→ Solebury man to display Revolutionary War orderly book - Bucks County Courier Times Aldie mansion information here.
→ 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 ...
Clam Jam to return in August to Easton - lehighvalleylive.com Check the website for updates.
Having lived my entire life on a farm in rural Woolwich Township, I have become familiar with the clip-clop of horse-drawn buggies, and the guttural sounds of Pennsylvania German that ...
It didn't take long for the early Easter bunny tradition of building nests to turn into building baskets filled with candy and treats. And in the 18th century, it was ...
→ High river levels extend Pride of the Susquehanna trips - abc27 If paddle boats interest you and you're willing to travel a little farther up river (25 miles) be sure to check out ...
→ Lancaster County Market Voted One Of The Best In The World | CBS Philly
→ Fraktur: More than Pennsylvania German artwork - Pocono Record.com
→ Gettysburg: Theme-park thrills or the power of history? - StamfordAdvocate
Sell iss en Video iwwer der 76th Barricks Kaunty Versommling vun dem 5. Abrill, 2015 in Leesport, Pennsylvaania. This entire video is in Pennsylvania Dutch.
Brick-end barns are a phenomenon in south central Pennsylvania and nearly unheard of elsewhere. The designs are more than mere fancy; they served the purpose of ventilating the barn's second ...
→ City of Reading embraces ugly Christmas tree - The Morning Call Perhaps Reading should adopt the phenomena of the "Worlds Ugliest Christmas Tree" as a yearly ritual. Pretty, well decorated trees can ...
→ Historic Pa. mountaintop land eyed for preservation - Herald Mail Media Hotel tax revenue along with state collected funds generated by fracking will secure public access to 116 acres on South ...
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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 ...
→ 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 ...
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 ...
→ Ricky Skaggs on Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival: 'It really is a big family, this music' | PennLive.com
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→ Fox Meadows Creamery & Country Market opens in Ephrata - LancasterOnline Fox Meadows Creamery & Country Market, a cow-to-cone creamery, has opened west of Ephrata. You can't get anymore locavore ...
→ Pine Grove Furnace was once a Prisoner of War Interrogation Camp used during WWII - Cumberlink
Seasoned hikers and beginners alike don't have to go far to find that perfect trail. Source: 11 great places to go hiking in Lancaster County - LancasterOnline
→ Wrightsville's riverfront plan is part of a larger effort to attract tourists, business - The York Daily Record.
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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, ...
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 ...
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→ Historic Preservation Trust of Lebanon County properties open for tours - Lebanon Daily News
→ What is an authentic fasnacht and how many calories do they contain? - PennLive.com Here's a list of some locations where you can purchase fasnachts (fastnacht, fassenacht ). In one of ...
→ Sigal Museum to host community educational historical events in June and July - themorningcall.com There are two PA Dutch culture related events listed here that caught my eye but others will be of ...
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 ...
In the Belsnickel's world, Christmas shouldn't be so enjoyable for the naughty kids. He comes at night, dressed in dirty furs, face blackened with charcoal. He has one purpose: To ...
What happens in Gettysburg doesn't stay in Gettysburg, so if you're skipping the history lesson and just looking for a good time, avoid skirmishes and falling off wagons, and try ...
→ Camping blast from the past planned for Sept. 5-7 Carlisle Sports and Outdoor Show - PennLive.com
→ 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.
Indigenous PA Dutch people thrived on homemade Pennsylvania German cuisine for well over 300 years, and notably, this was a beer and pretzel culture celebrated by taverns and wayside inns ...
→ Gunpowder Falls Brewing focused on authentic German styles: Out with Sara | PennLive.com Gunpowder Falls Brewing is very close to Steam Into History. If you're kid-free, combine the two and make day trip of ...
→ Guten Appetit: German food in the Valley | The News Leader
→ First Fire and Ice Festival brings warmth to Reading with local flare
Once a burdensome chore for each family to produce for dinner, the art of making superior butter became a delightful practice, and each neighborhood soon developed butter-making households that had ...
→ 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 ...
→ Foodstruck, York's food-truck party, is back with beer Aug. 31 - FlipSidePA.com. I will miss the old location, mostly because of it's proximity to the Codorus Creek as well as the Barnett ...
→ Chardonnay, Merlot continue applying signatures to mid-Atlantic's bottom line | PennLive.com.
→ 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 ...
Want to take a look inside the house that chocolate built? Then follow the link. The house was designed by Lancaster, PA architect Urban, C. Emlen (1863-1939) and completed in 1908. Click ...
→ Day Trip: Lititz is America’s coolest small town -FairfaxTimes.com
→ The 12 Best Civil War Movies - Den of Geek
→ 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, ...
→ Thistle Finch Distillery adds Market Alley Gin - LancasterOnline
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 ...
→ Talking Christmas traditions with Don Yoder - Philly.com
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→ 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 ...
→ 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 ...
→ Hershey Visitors Enjoy Four Park Harmony - abc27 WHTM abc27 WHTM
The holiday custom of Nei Yaahr Winsching (New Year Wishing) was brought over from the Pfaltz area of Rhineland, Germany by our forebears many generations ago. Sadly, the custom died ...
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.
→ Pennsylvania State Police museum in Hershey to expand - PennLive.com Museum will gain 6000 square feet through expansion of existing facility. Be sure to look at Things To Do In ...
→ $4 million whitewater playboating park below Holtwood Dam tested, about to open to public - LancasterOnline This will be a great draw for the area - as were the existing features ...
→ Lucky pork and sauerkraut recipes to make for New Year's Day - PennLive.com Follow the link for three recipes that will help bring secure your fortune for 2015.
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 ...
→ Renfrew Museum to rebuild historic summer kitchen - Herald Mail Media Ever been to the Renfrew Museum & Park? If not, a great time to see it would be on Saturday, ...
→ 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 ...
→ Fundraising efforts moving full steam ahead for Colebrookedale Railroad - berksmontnews.com
→ Old inn was showcase for German folk art - Reading Eagle
→ Soldiers' pensions: Family records included in applications from Revolutionary War veterans | Slate
→ Manheim group plans renovation of 18th-century log house - LancasterOnline 18th century log home will be used for period demonstrations, exhibits and special events.
→ Taste of Pennsylvania Wine and Music Festival set for May 17-18 | PennLive.com.
Appearing on the program is Mark L. Louden, professor of Germanic linguistics and co-director of the Max Kade Institute for Germanic-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Louden, a leading ...
→ The Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch Webcast | Library of Congress The Pennsylvania Dutch culture, which is now over three centuries old and still evolving, is an American hybrid ...
→ 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.
→ Learn more about the Historic Hellam Preserve All photos © visitpadutchcountry.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 ...
The documentary 'Hex Hollow' is set to hit the big screen in York, Pa., next week. Its screening and subsequent distribution is sure to bring widespread attention to this case, ...
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 ...
→ Paradise Farmers Market opens May 17 with 25 vendors The market will be open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Sept. 27 on the grounds of the former ...
The ThunderHawk, which opened in 1924, has been the target of a restoration project that started this winter.The park, through a partnership with a local manufacterer, is spending the off-season ...
→ Lenten tradition of fasnachts morphs - seattlepi.com.
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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
→ 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 ...
→ Caboose ride between Boyertown and Pottstown brings hopes of local railroad tourism | NEWS.
→ When The Cause Was Glorious: The Fields Of Gettysburg And The Nature Of Philanthropy Thoughtful piece on the continuing effect the Battle of Gettysburg has on American society and the ...
→ Wooden dioramas showing Pa. German life displayed in Schaefferstown - Lebanon Daily News
It was a cool place to be a kid. It was by the river. It was dedicated to Native American culture, and river culture, and 10,000 years of the lower ...
→ Bethlehem's Sun Inn likely in line for a distillery - lehighvalleylive.com
Thistle Finch Distillery open for business in downtown Lancaster
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Lancaster Cigar Bar celebrates its grand opening
Tour de Tanks offers rare look at Logan’s View production site
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Berks Mont Project paranormal investigative team invokes history to life
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Solebury man to display Revolutionary War orderly book at Aldie Mansion
First Savory Gettysburg Food Tours set for April 12-13, 2014
2015 Clam Jam to return in August to Easton
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Pennsylvania-German Zammelaaf honors local culture
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Ricky Skaggs on Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival: ‘It really is a big family, this music’
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Fox Meadows Creamery & Country Market opens in Ephrata
Pine Grove Furnace was once a P.O.W. Interrogation Camp during WWII
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Historic Preservation Trust of Lebanon County properties open for tours
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Sigal Museum to host PA Dutch Pow-wow and music cultural talks
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Vintage campers planned for Sept. 5-7 Carlisle Sports and Outdoor Show
Shady Maple Smorgasbord draws 1.4 million customers annually
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Gunpowder Falls Brewing focused on authentic German styles
Guten Appetit: German food in the Valley
First Fire and Ice Festival brings warmth to Reading with local flare
A Look Back in History: Village Creameries Part 2, Trademarked butter molds
Mount Wolf woman’s shoofly pie best in Pennsylvania (with recipe)
Foodstruck, York’s food-truck party, is back with beer Aug. 31
Chardonnay, Merlot continue applying signatures to mid-Atlantic’s bottom line
Eight Facts About Henry VIII: A historical primer for the PA Renaissance Faire
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Gettysburg’s Soldiers National Museum closing after more than 50 years
Thistle Finch Distillery adds Market Alley Gin To Its Lineup
Washington sent Battle of Brandywine wounded to convalesce in Ephrata, PA
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History and mystery blend in Bethlehem-based novel “The Body in the Vat: Tales from the
State awards $2 million to Cumberland County’s U.S. Army Heritage Education Center
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PA Dutch tradition of Nei Yaahr Winsching continues
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Pennsylvania State Police museum in Hershey to expand
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Renfrew Museum to rebuild historic summer kitchen
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Soldiers’ pensions: Family records included in applications from Revolutionary War veterans
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Paradise Farmers Market opens May 17 with 25 vendors
Dorney Park restores Thunderhawk, one of the nation’s oldest roller coasters
Lenten tradition of fasnachts morphs
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