→ Exploring art, history and science during a day at the museum - Berksmontnews.com
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 ...
→ Lehigh Valley fall festivals: a guide - The Morning Call Please note the Scarecrow Fest at The Easton Farmer's Market has been cancelled.
→ New direction enlivens Kitchen Kettle Village's quiet side - LancasterOnline
→ Stories and legends at Landis Valley Saturday Aug. 9, 2014 - LancasterOnline Mennonite preacher Benjamin Landis will be portrayed as part of a day of storytelling at the museum. Below ...
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 ...
→ Photos: Holtwood whitewater park | York Daily Record Media Center
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Graveyards of southeastern and central Pennsylvania are home to some of the most elaborate tombstones in the United States, even rivaling the baroque masterpieces of New England cemeteries. But why ...
→ Off the Shelf: Herr Kessler’s Pa. Dutch Christmas book list - LancasterOnline.com.
→ Fundraising efforts moving full steam ahead for Colebrookedale Railroad - berksmontnews.com
People in the area will have the chance to improve their health by getting in touch with the eating habits of their ancestors thanks to a grant that Renfrew Museum ...
→ 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, ...
→ SNYDER: Invasive flathead catfish has become a Susquehanna favorite - York Dispatch. The article mentions a 40 lb specimen as being the record size catch for the state. But according to ...
→ A boater's guide to getting on the Susquehanna River in Lancaster County - LancasterOnline
The most ambitious option the York County Heritage Trust is considering for its future has some development leaders excited, but they'll have to wait at least until early June to ...
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 ...
→ Hamburg area calendar of events Feb. 11 edition Ice Harvesting Demo: At 2:30 p.m. on February 15,2015 The Dreibelbis Farm Historical Society will host a presentation of 18th century Pennsylvania German ...
→ Bethlehem's Sun Inn hosting all-night Halloween ghost hunt - lehighvalleylive.com
→ Day Trips: Dutch Springs Quarry Aqua Park - MyVeronaNJ
→ Pennsylvania Dutch goes gourmet with classy makeovers by high-end chefs - Morning Call The "New Pennsylvania DutchCuisine" is on the rise, taking authentic traditional PA Dutch classics and updating them: Shoofly pie ...
→ Buggy around Lancaster County - Philly.com A few ideas for a fun family trip to Lancaster County.
→ 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 ...
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 ...
→ 'Be the Dinosaur' at Allentown's Da Vinci teaches kids about Cretaceous Period life - The Morning Call
→ Historical society cranks out a special project on county mills The book will be published in March the book will: "documents the origin, chain of ownership, stories and ultimate fate of ...
→ 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 ...
→ Annual Goschenhoppen Folk Festival set for this weekend - pottsmerc.com The slideshow/video embedded below is from last year's festival and will give you a good idea of what to expect this ...
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 ...
→ The Amish Are Looking for a New Home | OZY. It's true that some of the Lancaster County Amish are leaving. The average family has around seven children and the ideal ...
→ Solebury man to display Revolutionary War orderly book - Bucks County Courier Times Aldie mansion information here.
→ Mason-Dixon, Susquehanna Heartland trails ring in the new wine this weekend - PennLive.com Tickets for Wine Just Off The Vine can be purchased here. November 8-9 and 15-16, 2014 Wine Just Off ...
The new lighting -- while dimmer from some locations in Bethlehem -- highlight the blast furnaces as industrial artifacts instead of just flooding them with color, officials said. Source: Bethlehem Steel ...
I wasn't able to go last year's Foodstruck but this year is a go - rain or shine - and I'll be bringing my camera to document the event. It's ...
→ Ghost hunters will gather at haunted house in Bainbridge on Saturday - LancasterOnline
→ 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 ...
→ Scottish fest taps into 18th century Lancaster County roots - LancasterOnline Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages six to 12. Check out the festival's Facebook page ...
"If you want to learn about the 19th century, this is the place to come," said volunteer Jan Taylor, who will be in period dress and telling guests about the ...
→ Steam into History Northern Central Railway York 17 to Hanover Junction - YouTube
→ Secrets of the Pennsylvania Capitol: 17 views that aren't on any tour - PennLive.com
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 ...
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 ...
→ York Common Cents | The latest on Brockie mansion This house would make an amazing bed & breakfast. Go here for photos of the historic Brockie Mansion.
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→ Lehigh Valley Zoo, PennDOT mark reopening of Schlicher's Covered Bridge | lehighvalleylive.com
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Bygone days: Battlefield threatened. Parts of the historic site located on South Mountain, where the Battle of Monterey took place the day after the Confederate defeat at Gettysburg, could be threatened ...
→ Day Trip: Lititz is America’s coolest small town -FairfaxTimes.com
→ Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom adding new family ride, barbecue restaurant next year - lehighvalleylive.com
→ The 12 Best Civil War Movies - Den of Geek
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, ...
→ Susquehanna Riverlands plan aims to attract tourists - The York Daily Record It's good to know that Mark Platts et. al. understand just how much untapped potential exists in the ...
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 ...
Description of the Flag The flag of the Pennsylvania Germans, "Die Pennsylfaanisch Deitsch Faahne" created by "Die Grossdaadi Grundsow Lodge" (The Grandfather Groundhog Lodge) and co-sponsored by other affiliated Pennsylvania German ...
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.
Follow the link below for two more hot bacon dressing recipes as well as one for peanut roll eggs and peanut butter eggs. BACON DRESSING 1/4 lb. bacon 1 egg 7 Tbsps. sugar 1 Tbsp. ...
→ A Look Back in History: ‘The Granary of the American Revolution’ in the East Penn Valley - Berks-Mont News
The Historian: The stormy beginning of Sunday school - Berks Mont News
→ Paranormal Corner: The voice of Jennie Wade at Gettysburg? | NJ.com It certainly sounds like a human female voice, but is it really the infamous Jennie Wade? Go here for more details ...
→ Gettysburg restores railroad station's historic hues - Evening Sun Spectography used to determine the original colors; owners planning to donate property to Gettysburg National Military Park.
Jim Mack's Ice Cream is a great places to visit with your family with lots of activities for the young to the old, featuring a large picnic area which can be ...
→ Celebrate Harvest Time at Hopewell Furnace Sept. 13 - berksmontnews.com The day-long free event will feature the behind-the-scenes work and harvest activities of a 19th century “iron plantation.” Hopewell Furnace is ...
→ A Look Back in History: Baking Bread in the Bakeoven A detailed description of the traditional Friday baking done by the Pennsylvania Dutch.
→ Cocoa crazy: Spending time in Hershey, Pennsylvania - Philly.com Some ideas for what to do on your next trip to Hershey.
“Highland House” overlooking Children’s Lake in Boiling Springs has played many roles in its 200-plus year history.It has been the estate of iron barons, a focal point of community life, ...
Futzer - someone always moving, always getting into something or building something.
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 ...
→ Mountain folklore: Blue Rocks near Lenhartsville remains a natural mystery | Reading Eagle The mysterious mile long field of quartzite boulders known as Blue Rocks has been attracting attention for generations.
→ Kitchen Kettle village celebrates 60 years of hospitality - LancasterOnline Click map for large version
→ Gettysburg park named top US landmark - Evening Sun The park was also ranked 9th overall in the world in the landmarks category. The results were based on an algorithm ...
→ Contemporary artists find resonance in old folk tradition — NewsWorks
→ Photos: Isaac Meier Homestead Country Fair - Lebanon Daily News
A traditional cookie that's flavored with molasses and spices, ox tongue cookies are named for their shape. No oxen are involved. The ox tongue cookie’s history dates to the mid-1800s ...
→ 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 ...
→ Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer - LancasterOnline Cushing, 22, died during Pickett's Charge.
Pleasant Valley Lost by Joseph J. Swope: Berks County resident’s book chronicles life on family farm in Blue Marsh
→ Berks County resident publishes book chronicling life on family farm in Blue Marsh region You can pre-order the book here.
Move aside, ‘Amish Mafia’ — Amish horror movie ‘Infernal’ will be filmed this month in Lancaster County
UPDATE: It appears that the movie was completed and the name was changed to 'The Harvesting'. I could not find any information about the film actually being released. Perhaps it's ...
Currently, more than 50,000 Lancaster County Amish can trace their lineage to just 80 ancestors, less than a tenth of what that number would be outside of the religious community ...
→ 14-mile Northwest Lancaster County River Trail nears finish line - LancasterOnline I've walked most of this route over the years starting from different locations, but having it all connected will ...
→ Old inn was showcase for German folk art - Reading Eagle
The Central National Bank building in downtown Columbia, PA. Photo © visitpadutchcountry.com.
→ 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 Visitors Enjoy Four Park Harmony - abc27 WHTM abc27 WHTM
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→ Hotel Watch: The Hotel Hershey | Washington Life Magazine. WashingtonLife.com has a full breakdown of all The Hotel Hershey has to offer. You might also want to read BWW Reviews: Enjoy a Luxurious (and ...
Hersheypark has announced a brand new attraction – Hershey Triple Tower, which will have three different drop towers! The drop towers will be named Hershey’s Tower, Reese’s Tower … Source: Hersheypark ...
→ The Mill in Hershey serves comfortable dining with high standards for cocktails, entrees: review - PennLive.com
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→ Stunning quilts at MFA wow with colors and complex designs - Braintree Forum.
→ Missing link in popular Northwest Lancaster County River Trail will open Saturday - LancasterOnline As noted in my photo gallery post on the White Cliffs of Conoy the path beneath ...
→ Go back in time at upcoming Market Faire & Rendezvous at Jacobsburg - lehighvalleylive.com The J. Joseph Henry’s 1832 mansion and Pennsylvania Longrifle Museum will be open during the event. Hours for ...
→ Pennsylvania Folkways: Dutch star barns glitter in winter - Reading Eagle Winter is a good season to go barn star spotting in Alt Barricks (Berks County). If your'e interested in learning more ...
→ The Historian: Black Walnuts: History and Lore - Macomb Daily According to Pennsylvania Deitsch folk lore, if you've got a black walnut tree that refuses to start bearing it's green, ball-like ...
→ Zenkaikon to draw costumed throng ready for sci-fi, fantasy, anime weekend - LancasterOnline
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