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 in the historic Valleys of Southeastern PA.
All 44 Presidents under one roof in Gettysburg - abc27 WHTM. This is a local news piece done for Presidents Day 2014. Part of the Gettysburg Tour Center, The Hall of Presidents ...
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 ...
Ancient caverns, speakeasies, the underground railroad, ghosts, and beer. What's not to like about Mount Joy's Bube's (pronounced boobεhs) Brewery. They do ghost tours too. Interested in Lancaster County paranormal? You ...
→ Photos: Tucker Exhibit at AACA - Lebanon Daily News The new Tucker exhibit will be the first permanent addition to the museum since it opened in 2003. Click here to see ...
→ 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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This is the Stiegel House, built in 1757, the year before German immigrant Alexander Schaeffer laid out his town. It was inhabited, at one time, by the famous glassmaker and ...
The world famous Haines Shoe House be featured tonight on the BBC's Channel 4 documentary 'World's Weirdest Homes'. The live feed will be blocked if you try to stream it ...
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 ...
→ Buggy around Lancaster County - Philly.com A few ideas for a fun family trip to Lancaster County.
→ The river side of Lancaster County - Bucks County Courier Times Follow the link above for a general overview of places to see along the Susquehanna River's 40 mile frontage in western Lancaster County.
A conference room in the north part of the building contains stained glass windows by Rudy or members of his studio, created in 1924. The series of panels, painted on ...
The 2015 Renaissance Faire began its 13-week season under sunny skies at its Mount Hope estate. The Mount Hope site near Manheim, Pa. features over 90 shows daily on open-air stages ...
→ Vintage photos from new book, 'Harrisburg and the Susquehanna River' - PennLive.com The book was compiled by Eric V. Fasick and features 200 vintage photos from the archives of the Historical Society ...
→ Photos: Columbia Kettle Works Craft Brewery - ydr.com
→ The 'Yankee' Thanksgiving was initially rejected by Pennsylvania Germans - Reading Eagle The Pennsylvania Dutch didn't start adopting the Yankee holiday of Thanksgiving until the early 20th century. They had ...
→ 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 ...
The novels relate the lives of a real Pennsylvania German farm family who lived in the Waynesboro area at the beginning of the 1800s. The authors bring to life the struggles ...
→ Gettysburg Fest to feature hot-air balloon rides - Evening Sun. Learn more about Gettysburg Fest here.
→ Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia: Selling the cellblock | WEEKEND.
→ Pipeline foes say project will disturb, desecrate Native American archaeological sites - LancasterOnline
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 ...
→ Gettysburg National Military Park's boundary expanded by Congress - The Morning Call
→ This and That — The history of Santa Claus - Delphos Herald Belsnickel came from Pelz Nichol, stemming from St. Nicholas and the December 6th gift giving holiday. Kris Kringle ...
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 ...
→ Renfrew Museum acquires additional John Bell pottery - Chambersburg Public Opinion
→ Mexitaly brewmaster wants the York restaurant to be beer destination - FlipSidePA.com
Remember the Road House Restaurant in Springettsbury Township? It’s now the First Post, and it just opened. And the major renovation of this old place (seen here while work was ...
In this issue of Glencairn Museum News we explore our current exhibition (open through October 29, 2017), which features artifacts, documents and photographs illustrating a wide range of expression within ...
→ The 12 Best Civil War Movies - Den of Geek
→ Vintage railroad again on track to bring prosperity to Pa. towns — NewsWorks Backers are hoping to have the full experience: The Colebrookedale Railroad Secret Valley Line in operation by ...
The Historian: The stormy beginning of Sunday school - Berks Mont News
→ Lenten tradition of fasnachts morphs - seattlepi.com.
→ Group tries to preserve Pennsylvania Dutch historyon shoestring budget - mcall.com The Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society's current project is the preservation of the Schubert - Graber Log Cabin in Lehigh County's ...
→ Day Trip: Lititz is America’s coolest small town -FairfaxTimes.com
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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 ...
→ Pennsylvania Patchwork Pillowcases and Other Small Treasures book signing at Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society - Lancaster Online Pennsylvania Patchwork Pillowcases & Other Small Treasures: 1820-1920 on Amazon.com The German immigrants to ...
→ Before Thanksgiving there was Harvest Home - Reading Eagle De Ern Karrich was a tradition that focused on helping the needy in the community while giving thanks for the bounty of ...
→ 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 ...
Pennsylvania Dutch Birch Beer, now owned by USA Beverage based out of Pennsauken, N.J., now a subdivision of Canada Dry, recognizes its ties to the Krims and acknowledges the continuing ...
→ 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 ...
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→ Celebrations set for Milton Hershey’s birthday - WPMT FOX43 Follow the link for two additional videos.
Foodstruck York to feature 50 food trucks, music, beer in September - FlipSidePA.com More than 50 food trucks and carts, local merchants, live music and beer are coming to Penn Park ...
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The Pennsylvania “Dutch” have long been known for their precocious application of preserving techniques, and a delicious offspring of that artistry reaches into the kitchen itself. Source: The culinary gift of ...
→ Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer - LancasterOnline Cushing, 22, died during Pickett's Charge.
“Dutch Treats” contains more than 100 recipes from the 25 counties that form the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, replete with the history of each dish, its Pennsylvania German and ...
→ Pipeline a threat to Susquehanna corridor - LancasterOnline The proposed pipeline would run from Susquehanna County in the north to southern Lancaster county.
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 ...
An intimate portrait of Amish family life and faith, following Old Order Amish couple Miriam and David and their family, and capturing the reason why this family decided to open ...
It’s not as well known as Gettysburg, but the Battle of Brandywine — a turning point in the Revolutionary War — might have had an even more dramatic effect on ...
→ Discover Lehigh County's log cabins - The Morning Call The tour will feature eight cabins including the oldest log house in Lehigh County: the Zuflucht Haus (Shelter House) in Emmaus, which ...
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If you are interested in Pennsylvania Dutch culture and folklore, chances are you have heard of Don Yoder. Source: Don Yoder, 'dean' of Pennsylvania Dutch studies, dies at age 93 | ...
We last talked about all things Pennsylvania Dutch back in July, when I shared some reader memories of a Pa. Dutch nursery rhyme. Today, I have a few more memories and ...
→ Soldiers' pensions: Family records included in applications from Revolutionary War veterans | Slate
→ Fundraising efforts moving full steam ahead for Colebrookedale Railroad - berksmontnews.com
→ A Day Away at the Colonial Complex in York | Reading Eagle.com
→ 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 ...
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 ...
A World Class Automotive Experience with Cars - Buses - Motorcycles & More! Cruise through time as you travel through various exhibitions from the 1900s-1970s! A proud affiliate of the ...
→ Kutztown Folk Festival celebrates Pa. Dutch culture | WFMZ.com video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player
→ Pa. museum show features vintage chairs - Philly.com This exhibit features a variety of chairs from the museum’s collection including large and small, plain and fancy and practical and whimsical. It ...
→ Exploring art, history and science during a day at the museum - Berksmontnews.com
→ A Look Back in History: Early Americana weathervane was one of a kind Antique barn toppers were thought to be good luck by Pennsylvania Dutch farmers and commanded top prices ...
→ What are the most endangered historic buildings in Lancaster County? | PennLive.com. If I had the money to fund a restoration I would probably choose the Stehman-Rohrer House in Manor Township, ...
→ Germans in Colonial Pennsylvania - YouTube
→ Fish bypass helps owner retain historic Heishman’s Mill - The Sentinel
→ Festive post-pub noshtastic neckfiller: HEARTY HOG MAW - The Register Hogmaw is a dish with ancient origins in southwest Germany and Alsace that was brought over with the 18th century German immigrants ...
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 ...
→ Philadelphia museum showcasing iconic folk art - Chadds Ford Live The exhibition encompasses the period from 1750 to around 1850 and includes works by many of the finest and best ...
→ 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 ...
Twenty people from Switzerland, mostly from the Reformed Church tradition, gathered with a wide variety of U.S. Anabaptists for worship. The event brought together Amish; Wenger, Groffdale and Weaverland Old Order ...
→ Metal Casting Demonstrations and Plant Sale at Joanna Furnace on May 16 - Berks Mont News Third Saturday Morning At Joanna Furnace Events are designed to have visitors learn about ...
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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 ...
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 ...
→ Easton Heritage Day draws thousands celebrating city's history, resurgence | lehighvalleylive.com
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→ Civil War Trust announces campaign to restore historic Gettysburg headquarters | PennLive.com The Civil War Trust and Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett have launched an effort to raise the $5.5 ...
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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 ...
The Artist-in-Residence is a new program at the battlefield. McGraw said that artists have always gone to the battlefield to render their work, but that this is the first year ...
→ VIDEO: 19th Century Base Ball - The Evening Sun
Have you been lucky enough to see a Snallygaster?Accounts of the Snallygaster of Western Maryland are said to date to the 1730s. According to storytellers, the dragon-like creature was named... Source: ...
→ 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 ...
Pennsylvania Germans, also known as the Pennsylvania Dutch, are a unique cultural group formed by early German-speaking immigrants to Pennsylvania. The settlers also brought something else with them — their beliefs ...
All 44 Presidents under one roof in Gettysburg
York County fraktur fetches nearly $10,000 at auction
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Battle of Monterey Pass mountaintop land eyed for preservation
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Group looks to restore Schaefferstown’s Stiegel House
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Social Still Micro-Distillery & Kitchen to offer yoga, brunch (and cocktails)
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Photos: The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire kicked off its 2015 season Saturday
Vintage photos from new book, ‘Harrisburg and the Susquehanna River’
Photos: Columbia Kettle Works Craft Brewery
The ‘Yankee’ Thanksgiving was initially rejected by Pennsylvania Dutch
The future is uncertain for a possible underground railroad chamber uncovered in Middletown
Authors of ‘The Royers of Renfrew’ to speak in Chambersburg
Gettysburg Fest to feature hot-air balloon rides
Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia: Selling the cellblock
Pipeline foes say project will disturb, desecrate Native American archaeological sites
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AUDIO | Interview on Pennsylvania Dutch Dialect with Professor Mark L. Louden
Gettysburg National Military Park’s boundary expanded by Congress
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The history of Santa Claus with reference to Belsnickel and Kris Kringle
Pennsylvania Dutch Country Historical Attractions
Renfrew Museum acquires additional John Bell pottery
Mexitaly brewmaster wants the York restaurant to be beer destination
First Post, former Road House restaurant now renovated welcomes first diners
“Powwowing in Pennsylvania: Healing Rituals of the Dutch Country”
The 12 Best Civil War Movies
Colebrookdale Vintage railroad again on track to bring prosperity to Pa. towns
The Historian: The stormy beginning of Sunday school
Lenten tradition of fasnachts morphs
Hivel und Dahl tries to preserve Pennsylvania Dutch history on shoestring budget
Day Trip: Lititz is America’s coolest small town
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Pennsylvania Patchwork Pillowcases and Other Small Treasures Book Signing
Before Thanksgiving there was Harvest Home
Friends of Hopewell Furnace celebrate “Bill of Rights Day”
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Krim Beverage — Lebanon’s soft drink giant
The original “Faces of York County” by Lewis Miller
PHOTOS | Architecture of York – York County, PA – Vol. I
Covered Bridges of Franklin County, PA Location Map
Covered Bridges of Berks County, PA Location Map
VIDEO | Celebrations set for Milton Hershey’s 157th birthday
Local Links | May 14, 2015
Map of the Five Culinary Regions of Pennsylvania
View of the Susquehanna Above Columbia
The culinary gift of cooking Pennsylvania Deutch
Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing
Cocalico Corner: ‘Dutch Treats: Heirloom Recipes from Farmhouse Kitchens by William Woys Weaver
Williams Partners’ pipeline a threat to Susquehanna corridor
Local Links | April 29, 2015
VIDEO | Amish: A Secret Life
Brandywine, site of a pivotal defeat during the American Revolution, is often overlooked
Discover Lehigh County’s log cabins by bus with The Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society
AUDIO | Heffenstreger’s Dutch Band: The Swingin’ Pennsylvania Dutch
VIDEO | Ask A PA Dutchman: Vegans
Don Yoder, ‘dean’ of Pennsylvania Dutch studies, dies at age 93
More “talkin’ Dutch” stories from readers
Soldiers’ pensions: Family records included in applications from Revolutionary War veterans
Fundraising efforts moving full steam ahead for Colebrookedale Railroad
A Day Away at the Colonial Complex in York, PA
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Oscar the Groundhog’s predicts more winter, plowable snow in February
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VIDEO | Kutztown Folk Festival celebrates Pa. Dutch culture
Pennsylvania State Museum show features vintage chairs
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Early Pennsylvania Dutch Indian weathervane was one of a kind
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Fish bypass helps owner retain historic Heishman’s Mill
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Book review: ‘Pennsylvania Dutch’
Drawn with Spirit: Pennsylvania German Fraktur at The Philadelphia Museum of Art
What’s better than a whoopie pie? A deep-fried whoopie pie
Hymns unite Swiss Reformed and American Anabaptists in Leola
Metal Casting Demonstrations and Plant Sale at Joanna Furnace on May 16, 2015
PHOTOS | Roadside America – Shartlesville, PA
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VIDEO | 37th annual Easton Heritage Day draws thousands
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Civil War Trust announces campaign to restore Robert E. Lee’s historic Gettysburg headquarters
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PA German Hex Symbols: Their History and The Art of Rebecca Ross
Gettysburg Artist-in-Residence brings Civil War to life through sculpture
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Mount Wolf woman’s shoofly pie best in Pennsylvania (with recipe)
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