"In the paragraph where you quote an unsourced obituary for Millard Gladfelter, it refers to '...a distelfink, a mythical bird symbolic of good luck,...' Pictures of the bird may symbolize ...
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Christian Schega and his crew have some top-notch gear and a nose for local lore. They're in Kutztown to shoot a feature-length documentary about Pennsylvania Dutch culture, which they said is ...
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 ...
→ Historical Treasures: Pennsylvania German blanket chest | lehighvalleylive.com.
“When Pennsylvania Germans were at their height, 80 to 90 percent of all Americans worked on farms,” Moyer said. “It was a very cohesive, very stable community. You didn’t move ...
→ 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 ...
→ Snitz Creek Brewery is a big catch for downtown Lebanon | PennLive.com.
→ Hersheypark - NEW for 2014 There are five new additions to Hersheypark this year!
Thoroughbred horse breeders find a home in Berks County Thanks to larger awards due to increased slot revenues, cheap farmland and proximity to racetracks, northern Berks County is becoming a haven ...
→ No More Fakelore: Revealing The Real Pennsylvania Dutch Cuisine - NPR As American as Shoofly Pie: The Foodlore and Fakelore of Pennsylvania Dutch Cuisine by William Woys Weaver on Amazon.com This ...
These "cliffs" were created by the J.E. Baker quarry that once operated just inland from the river and whose flooded depths are now a popular scuba diving destination named The Bainbridge ...
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Discover Lehigh Valley Releases 2014 Lehigh Valley Official Visitors Guide.
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When they lived in the Old World, they were part of a primitive Guild system that denied many of them the ability to develop skills and talents. Lucky were a ...
→ Looking at the Battle of Gettysburg Through Robert E. Lee’s Eyes - Smithsonian
→ Regional wineries respond to rapid growth of Moscato popularity | PennLive.com
Hershey means chocolate, and you can take the sweet tour - chicagotribune.com.
→ Why the Amish Don't Get Sick: Things You Can Learn From Them. If you've ever been around the Amish you've probably noticed how robust they appear, and it seems obvious why ...
→ Fitzkee's Candies a haven for lovers of chocolate - The York Daily Record You can't get anymore locally owned than a company like Fitzkee's Candies.
→ The Historic Farmstead - The Mercury
→ The Ten Best Offbeat Sites in Pennsylvania Dutch Country | Malerie Yolen-Cohen.
→ Amish quilts focus of April Durnbaugh Lectures West Chester University history professor Janneken Smucker will be giving a free lecture called "Abstract Art or Country Craft? The Quilts of the Amish" at the Elizabethtown ...
As the title suggests, this is a comprehensive study of Pennsylvania German history, geography, culture, society, the arts and anything else that relates to the unique people — plain and ...
Bonnet Strings is the second of Furlong’s memoirs. Her first, Why I Left the Amish, was published in 2011 and describes her return to her Ohio home for her father’s ...
Living with the Amish - Channel 4.
Santa Claus, the pleasant bearded elf dressed in red (in case you thought I was referring to some other Santa Claus), was not predestined to be a worldwide Christmas icon ...
→ Homegrown hemp on the horizon? - LancasterOnline I bought some delicious peanut butter filled Hempzel brand hemp pretzels at Sonnewald Natural Foods in York County once and I was very satisfied ...
→ Wrightsville's riverfront plan is part of a larger effort to attract tourists, business - The York Daily Record.
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→ Amish Communities Cash Out and Get Kicked Out By Fracking - Care2Causes
MAHS presenter to discuss powwowing in the PA German tradition - Announcements.Dr. Yvonne J. Milspaw, senior professor of English and Humanities at Harrisburg Area Community College, will discuss "Charms and ...
→ Kid-friendly centers headed to mall at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem | lehighvalleylive.com.
→ Guten Appetit: German food in the Valley | The News Leader
→ Chardonnay, Merlot continue applying signatures to mid-Atlantic's bottom line | PennLive.com.
Fort Hunter Mansion and Park is a historic riverfront center along the Susquehanna River in Harrisburg. But its name is misleading.You won’t find a fort. It existed in colonial times, ...
→ Furniture maker carves his own niche with business in Knauers | MONEY.
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 ...
Today, Martin’s potato rolls are exported to Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Russia, England, Italy, the Bahamas, Canada, Japan, and Australia. Its family-owned and operated production facility ...
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→ Get some moonshine: Out with Sara | PennLive.com.
Hotel Hershey pastry chef wins international Pastry Queen title | PennLive.com.
→ Codorus State Park pool now open - Evening Sun.
→ Hersheypark adding gravity coaster aimed at families for 2014 season | PennLive.com
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 ...
→ Road Trip! Destination: Historic Bethlehem, Pa. | TribLIVE
On July 3, the ferry that runs between Millersburg and Liverpool will celebrate 200 years of continuous operation, making it one of the oldest modes of transportation in Pennsylvania. Source: Millersburg ...
→ 36 Hours in Gettysburg, Pa. - NYTimes.com.
→ Gravity Vault, indoor rock-climbing franchise, targeting new facility in Lehigh Valley | lehighvalleylive.com.
Distelfink? So now we all know the meaning of the strange Pennsylvania Dutch name
Sprecken Like the Locals
German filmmakers documenting PA Dutch culture in Kutztown
Montgomery County exhibit examines Pennsylvania Dutch practice of powwow
Historical Treasures: Pennsylvania German blanket chest
Keeping Pa. Dutch alive: Fate relies on new speakers
Haunted Hugh Moore Park coming later this month
Snitz Creek Brewery is a big catch for downtown Lebanon
Hersheypark, NEW for 2014
Thoroughbred horse breeders find a home in Berks County
No More Fakelore: Revealing The Real Pennsylvania Dutch Cuisine
VIDEO | Conoy Township’s white cliffs now open to public
Coyote hunting surges in popularity in Pennsylvania and beyond
Discover Lehigh Valley Releases 2014 Lehigh Valley Official Visitors Guide
Hershey’s ‘Lancaster’ soft caramels arrive in stores: The review
A Look Back in History: President John Adams’ favorable opinion of the PA Dutch People
Looking at the Battle of Gettysburg Through Robert E. Lee’s Eyes
Regional wineries respond to rapid growth of Moscato popularity
Hershey’s Chocolate World rules at ‘The Sweetest Place on Earth’
Why the Amish Don’t Get Sick: Things You Can Learn From Them
York County’s Fitzkee’s Candies a haven for lovers of chocolate
The Historic Pennsylvania German Farmstead
The Ten Best Offbeat Sites in Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Amish quilts focus of Janneken Smucker Lectures at Elizabethtown Elizabethtown College
New Pennsylvania Dutch encyclopedia includes the devil even
Bonnet Strings Review – Amish but not romantic
Living with the Amish – Channel 4
Meet Belsnickel, the Counter Claus
Is homegrown hemp on the horizon for Pennsylvania Dutch Country?
Wrightsville’s riverfront plan is part of a larger effort to attract tourists, business
PHOTOS |Intercourse, PA
Amish Communities Cash Out and Get Kicked Out By Fracking
MAHS presenter to discuss powwowing in the PA German tradition
Kid-friendly centers headed to mall at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem
Guten Appetit: German food in the Valley
Chardonnay, Merlot continue applying signatures to mid-Atlantic’s bottom line
Harrisburg’s Fort Hunter showcases centuries along the Susquehanna
Furniture maker carves his own niche with business in Knauers
Historic quarry and scuba center near Bainbridge bought by waste authority
How Martin’s Potato Rolls Became the ‘It’ Burger Bun
Enhancement project begins at Zimmerman Center for Heritage
PHOTOS | Cabela’s Superstore – Hamburg, PA
Get some moonshine at Old Repulic Distillery
Hotel Hershey pastry chef wins international Pastry Queen title | PennLive.com
Codorus State Park pool now open
Hersheypark adding gravity coaster aimed at families for 2014 season
Surveillance blimp drifts over Lancaster County
VIDEO | Ask a PA Dutchman: Pow-Wowing
Road Trip! Destination: Historic Bethlehem, Pa.
Millersburg Ferry celebrates bicentennial on the Susquehanna River
36 Hours in Gettysburg, Pa.
Gravity Vault, indoor rock-climbing franchise, targeting new facility in Lehigh Valley