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The Sigal Museum is Northampton County, Pennsylvania’s leading institution of local history, and home to significant collections of pre-European settlement artifacts, decorative arts and textiles, farming implements and colonial furniture.
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An Allentown native has purchased the mansion that once belonged to retail magnate Max Hess Jr. for $1.2 million. Source: 8 reasons why the Hess's mansion fits the lifestyle of the ...
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It's time to dive again into the realm of Yorkisms, those fun Pennsylvania Dutch or Pennsylvania German sayings that, while certainly not found ONLY in York County, are prominent here. Source: ...
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History and mystery blend in Bethlehem-based novel “The Body in the Vat: Tales from the Tannery”
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→ Escapes: Living the cloistered life in Ephrata, Pa. - The Washington Post.
‘Witch’ murdered in Pennsylvania Dutch country over hex
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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 ...
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 ...
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Cocalico Corner: ‘Dutch Treats: Heirloom Recipes from Farmhouse Kitchens by William Woys Weaver
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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 ...
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After nearly a decade of work and substantial setbacks, an Underground Railroad museum in York City is poised to partially open in early 2016. Source: York City's Goodridge House poised to ...
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Many people are aware that the American tradition of Groundhog Day, or Grundsaudaag, has it's origins in Pennsylvania Dutch folk culture. But the practice of using an animal to predict the weather for ...
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New Franklin County museum details Battle of Monterey Pass
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Legend has it this structure was built by Hessian prisoners captured by George Washington during his famous raid on Trenton the day after Christmas in 1776. Source: Hessian building is all ...
Authors of ‘The Royers of Renfrew’ to speak in Chambersburg
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Is He Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle or Pelznickel?
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Fraktur: More than Pennsylvania German artwork
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→ Thousands attend Pumpkin Festival at Renfrew Park - Herald Mail Media Seeing the medieval pumpkin launcher is reason enough to attend this yearly festival in Waynesboro.
→ TripAdvisor Offers The Scoop On America's Top Ice Cream Parlors - WSJ.com Looking to cool off and relax after a hot day of touring the sights in Gettyburg? Then you ...
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Historic Preservation Trust of Lebanon County properties open for tours
→ Historic Preservation Trust of Lebanon County properties open for tours - Lebanon Daily News
An old postcard showing Pennsylvania chocolate magnate Milton Hershey's sugar cane plantation and mill in Hershey Central, Cuba, in the early part of the 20th century.
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→ 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, ...
→ Hershey Symphony Orchestra to Present Free July 4th Concert at Penn State Hershey Medical Center - BWWClassical MusicWorld. All this ... The orchestra's performance entitled, "An American Salute" begins at 7:30 ...
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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 ...
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Pennsylvania-German Zammelaaf honors local culture
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Ghost Soldiers of Gettysburg: Searching for Spirits on America’s Most Famous Battlefield
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→ Easton's Bacon Fest draws thousands for chocolate-dipped and other bacon treats - The Morning Call
Amish quilts focus of Janneken Smucker Lectures at Elizabethtown Elizabethtown College
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→ 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 ...
Burning of Chambersburg to be commemorated
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With new owners, Haines Shoe House becomes bakery & treat shop
→ With new owners, Haines Shoe House becomes bakery & treat shop - The York Daily Record This is great news! I grew up within walking distance of the Haines Show ...
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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 ...
→ Solebury man to display Revolutionary War orderly book - Bucks County Courier Times Aldie mansion information here.  
→ Tour of Saucon Valley barns offers glimpse in farming history - The Morning Call For more information go to sauconvalleyconservancy.org.
VIDEO | Expressions of Common Hands: Folk Art of the PA Dutch
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PHOTOS| Ma & Pa Railroad Heritage Village – Muddy Creek Forks, PA
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PHOTOS | Barns & Farms of Berks County, PA
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→ 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
→ 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 ...
Columbia’s first Albatwitch Festival remembers the apple-snatching creature of local lore
→ Little Bigfoot: Columbia’s first Albatwitch Festival remembers the apple-snatching creature of local lore - LancasterOnline This is a brilliant idea for a festival and certainly a welcome addition to the ...
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Washington sent Battle of Brandywine wounded to convalesce in Ephrata, PA
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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 ...
→ 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, ...
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