Set in Pennsylvania Dutch country near Lancaster, things in Williams’ novel get dark in a hurry. Following the solar storm, computer records fail; credit and debit cards as well as bank ...
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Days of the week also used to have alternate names associated with domestic chores - Muundaag, for instance was Weschdaag (Wash-day), Dinschdaag, or Tuesday, was Biggeldaag (Ironing-day) and Sunndaag was ...
→ Talking Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road beginning Saturday - LancasterOnline
→ 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.
→ Scrapple Is One of the Crucial American Meats - Esquire. This guy is crazy about scrapple and not ashamed to write about it! The less you know about its making, the better ...
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 ...
Roadside America in Shartlesville, Pennsylvania, has been a popular stop along Interstate 78 for decades - taking tourists back in time to look at life over the past several hundred ...
→ Carlisle residents rallied to support burned-out Chambersburg in 1864 - The Sentinel
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Making chocolate in Hershey in the early 20th century - FlipSidePA.com
Framing Fraktur The Free Library of Philadelphia mounts two exhibitions. Quill & Brush: Pennsylvania German Fraktur and Material Culture will feature original fraktur works along with Pennsylvania German artifacts, manuscripts, and ...
A bilingual picture book to help learn Pennsylvania Dutch at the Lancaster County Mennonite Historical Society
→ A bilingual picture book: English and Pennsylvania Dutch - LancasterOnline If you are interested in learning some Pennsilfaanisch Deitsch, then you will want to check out the upcoming classes being offered ...
Long's Park art show is back this Labor Day weekend - LancasterOnline There will be live music, food and demonstrations as well. For more information go to longspark.org. Experience one of America’s ...
Sime B. Bertolet, Berks History Center executive director, said the event will be about the influence of Pennsylvania Germans. The conference is open to the public, but reservations are required. Lunch ...
* A Fersommling is a Pennsylvania Dutch social event in which food is served, speeches are made, and one or more g'spiel (plays or skits) are performed for entertainment. Pennsylvania German ...
Gettysburg's Big Roundtop generated an early report of giant snakes, while Broad Top Mountain area in Fulton and Bedford counties is modern hotspot. Source: Giant snakes reported in Adams County and ...
→ Our Story: Historic lamp to be illuminated again - Lebanon Daily News The massive "electric candelabra" will be reassembled and put on exhibit at The Hershey Story.
→ Civil War predominates at Caring for Heritage in Columbia - LancasterOnline Events like these connect the past with the present in a way that history books cannot. They are an ...
Shad once were so plentiful in the Susquehanna River that their spring migration upstream to spawn “caused the river to rise several feet in waves.” Hundreds of fishermen sold shad ...
→ Cocoa crazy: Spending time in Hershey, Pennsylvania - Philly.com Some ideas for what to do on your next trip to Hershey.
“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 ...
→ Longwood opens its biggest, newest garden: George Weigel | PennLive.com The new 86 acre 'Meadow Garden' features three miles of trails, a newly renovated William Webb farmhouse and is dedicated to ...
→ Gettysburg: Theme-park thrills or the power of history? - StamfordAdvocate
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→ Photos: Columbia Kettle Works Craft Brewery - ydr.com
→ Mike Argento: A witness to the Hex murder passes - The York Daily Record Jeannette Harvey's father was friends with Nelson Rehmeyer, the victim in the infamous 1928 Hex murder in southern ...
The article mentions that some couples invite English friends to their weddings. That would certainly make for an interesting experience. But I'm sure a little drone wedding videography would be ...
→ 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 ...
Located in the quaint village of Emigsville in South Central Pennsylvania, this skillfully restored 19th century mansion provides the perfect setting for gracious hospitality. The home is resplendent with exquisite ...
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→ 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 ...
Living among both the Amish people of Lancaster County and newer (1949) Colony of Old Order Mennonite Plain People at Kutztown, Berks County, many have admired their “humility” and willingness ...
→ About 400 celebrate their Pennsylvania Dutch roots at annual Berks County event | Reading Eagle
→ How Mahlon Haines grew his shoe business - LancasterOnline
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Police at first labeled the murder as nothing more than the outcome of yet another “hillbilly mountain feud.” In Mummey’s case, though, there was something more sinister. Local lore had cast ...
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 ...
Although known for the Battle of Gettysburg when it comes to American history, Adams County has a rich backstory when it comes to slavery and abolitionists. Source: Uncovering the Underground Railroad ...
He makes a great point about the modern state of Germany not existing when the immigrants who were to become the founders of the Pennsylvania Dutch Culture came to this ...
→ Award-Winning Guild Artists Pat and Ray Oxenford Returning to Hay Creek Fall Festival - bctv.org You can see some of their work at The Oxenfords Country Crafts & Things website.
→ Mud sale survival guide: Boots, baked goods and bingo - LancasterOnline Spring is just around the corner and in Lancaster County that means it time to grab your boots and head ...
→ Fall Into Fine Craft show comes to Carlisle - Cumberlink The show will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $5 and comes with ...
→ 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 ...
Menges Mills Historic Horse, Steam and Gas Show draws those who love music, antiques, engines and more
→ Menges Mills Historic Horse, Steam and Gas Show draws those who love music, antiques, engines and more - The York Daily Record.
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→ After fire, Amish raise a barn at West Newport Road farm - LancasterOnline
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→ New music festival coming to York County in August - York Dispatch. For more info on the River Jam event check out centralpamusicfest.com. The music festival will be held from 11 a.m. ...
Update: You can find Glazin's official website here and their facebook page here. Or just look down ↓ 101 S Duke St, York, Pennsylvania 17401 Mon-Thu: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Fri-Sat: 7:00 am ...
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→ Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer - LancasterOnline Cushing, 22, died during Pickett's Charge.
→ Smart Talk: Amish being exploited on TV? | witf.org
→ 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 ...
→ A Rare Look Into Historic Hershey Buildings - abc27 WHTM Tour will include five buildings designed by Lancaster architect C. Emlen Urban. Ticket Info: $10 in advance; $12 tour day. Call The Hershey ...
→ Soldiers' pensions: Family records included in applications from Revolutionary War veterans | Slate
→ Five things you won't want to miss at the Great American Outdoor Show - LancasterOnline Here's the link: greatamericanoutdoorshow.org. There are over 1100 vendors at the show! You can see a ...
Indian Steps Museum stands a monument to Native Americans.The 1912 arts-and-crafts style building showcases a ceremonial room, artifacts ranging in age from 10,000 to 500 years old, and stained glass ...
→ First Thunder on the River crowds Columbia with classic cars - LancasterOnline: Local News You can go straight to the photo gallery accompanying the article by clicking here.
→ 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 ...
→ Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom adding new family ride, barbecue restaurant next year - lehighvalleylive.com
→ PHOTOS 65th annual Kutztown Folk Festival Huge gallery of superb images from this year's festival by photographer Roxanne Richardson.
This was the last wooden covered bridge (prior ones were destroyed in 1832 and 1863) to connect Columbia and Wrightsville, it was replaced by a steel-truss bridge that would last until being ...
→ Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show, in 40th year, is ‘a wonderful tradition’ - LancasterOnline More info about the show can be found here. abc27 WHTM
→ 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 ...
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 ...
→ Who's exploiting the Amish: Lancaster businesses or a TV show?: Nancy Eshelman | PennLive.com Oh my, Nancy throws down the gauntlet! Too bad her thinking is sloppy. She equates local businesses ...
→ York Harley-Davidson to host Bike Night, factory open house - 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.
→ Dutch Springs Aqua Park geared toward younger crowd | lehighvalleylive.com.
→ 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.
→ Inaugural Gettysburg Brew Fest a hit with beer aficionados - WGAL Home Follow the link above for photos from the event. A second Brewfest is being planned for the spring. ...
→ Bolton Mansion hosting fall festival Saturday in Bristol Township - Bucks County Courier Times A Hessian military encampment reenactment is just one of the many cool things to do and ...
For almost three centuries, the Pennsylvania Dutch — descended from Swiss, French, and German immigrants from Germany during the 17th & 18th Centuries — have practiced white magic, known in ...
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 ...
→ Longing for fasnachts? Tell us where you like to get these tasty, doughy treats! - LancasterOnline Reading all of these news items about fastnachts is making my mouth water! And of course ...
The intent is to restore the Wheatfield Township bridge to its pre-fire state, she said. The structure was built in 1889. Before the November 2014 fire, it was the longest ...
→ 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 ...
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→ Photos: Onlookers flock to view eagles from park - The Evening Sun (Hanover)
→ Spring is coming: Octoraro Orphie makes his yearly pronouncement, defying Phil's forecast - LancasterOnline It's a good question: Which groundhog's prediction is to be the final word in the battle ...
→ 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 ...
→ PHOTOS: South Mountain Fair - The Evening Sun
→ Celebrations set for Milton Hershey’s birthday - WPMT FOX43 Follow the link for two additional videos.
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→ Bethlehem's Sun Inn likely in line for a distillery - lehighvalleylive.com
‘When the English Fall’ imagines Lancaster County Amish as survivors of dystopian disaster
PHOTOS | Roadside America – Shartlesville, PA
The Pennsylvania Dutch calendar once held a prominent place in the home
VIDEO | Talking Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road beginning Saturday June 14, 2014
Shady Maple Smorgasbord draws 1.4 million customers annually
Scrapple Is One of the Crucial American Meats
Gettysburg Artist-in-Residence brings Civil War to life through sculpture
‘Roadside America – The world’s greatest mini village’ is for sale for $2.3million
Carlisle residents rallied to support burned-out Chambersburg in 1864
VIDEO | Pennsylvania Dutch Documentary
PHOTOS | Lititz, PA
Making chocolate in Hershey in the early 20th century [VIDEO]
VIDEO | Whitewater Kayaking Muddy Creek – York County, PA
Three upcoming Pennsylvania Dutch Fraktur related exhibits
A bilingual picture book to help learn Pennsylvania Dutch at the Lancaster County Mennonite Historical
Long’s Park art show is back for Labor Day weekend 2014
Berks History Conference will explore Pennsylvania Dutch roots of county
Pennsylvania German Fersommling: “Dee Huffa Karrich Ruh Blotz”
Giant snakes reported in Adams County and nearby: Monsters of Pennsylvania
Hershey’s historic torchere lamp to be illuminated again
Civil War predominates at Caring for Heritage in Columbia
When fishermen fought over Susquehanna shad
Cocoa crazy: Spending time in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Keeping Pa. Dutch alive: Fate relies on new speakers
Meadow Garden – Longwood Gardens newest and biggest addition
Gettysburg: Theme-park thrills or the power of history?
VIDEO | Hersheypark – Comet Roller Coaster POV
Photos: Columbia Kettle Works Craft Brewery
A witness to the York County Hex murder passes
Inside a modern Amish wedding
The original “Faces of York County” by Lewis Miller
Emig Mansion Bed & Breakfast open house
PHOTOS | Barns & Farms of York County, PA
VIDEO | Ask A PA Dutchman: Vegans
Mount Wolf woman’s shoofly pie best in Pennsylvania (with recipe)
VIDEO | Landis Valley Museum: America’s Heartland Series
A Look Back in History: In defense of humility and ‘Demut’ Plain Dutch living Part
About 400 celebrate their Pennsylvania Dutch roots at annual Berks County Fersommling
How Mahlon Haines grew his shoe business
PHOTOS |Historic Hellam Preserve – York County, PA
‘Witch’ murdered in Pennsylvania Dutch country over hex
VIDEO | Amish: A Secret Life
VIDEO | Whitewater Kayaking in the Codorus & Conewago Creeks – York County PA
VIDEO | Uncovering the Underground Railroad in Adams County with Author Cooper Wingert
VIDEO | Ask A PA Dutchman: PA Dutch and Germany
Award-Winning Guild Artists Pat and Ray Oxenford Returning to Hay Creek Fall Festival
Mud sale survival guide: Boots, baked goods and bingo – LancasterOnline
Fall Into Fine Craft show comes to Carlisle
Pennsylvania Dutch Days 1962 Flyer – Hershey, PA
Invasive flathead catfish has become a Susquehanna favorite
Menges Mills Historic Horse, Steam and Gas Show draws those who love music, antiques, engines
Covered Bridges of Lehigh County, PA Location Map
Map of Amish and Old Order Mennonite Communities of Lancaster County
Historic 1852 Bird’s Eye View Map of York, PA
Covered Bridges of Adams County, PA Location Map
VIDEO | Amish barn raising in Intercourse, PA
PHOTOS | Eternal Light Peace Memorial – Gettysburg National Military Park
New music festival coming to York County in August
Restaurant, doughnut shop, glassworks among new Royal Square neighborhood attractions in York
PHOTOS | Haines Shoe House – York, PA
VIDEO | Joanna Furnace – Berks County, PA
Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing
AUDIO | Mary Haverstick, Donald Kraybill on WITF Smart Talk: Amish being exploited on TV?
Missing link in popular Northwest Lancaster County River Trail will open Saturday
Historic Hershey buildings open for tours on Sunday, October 5th
Soldiers’ pensions: Family records included in applications from Revolutionary War veterans
Five things you won’t want to miss at the Great American Outdoor Show
5 things to see and do at Indian Steps Museum
First Thunder on the River crowds Columbia with classic cars
Civil War Trust announces campaign to restore Robert E. Lee’s historic Gettysburg headquarters
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom adding new Cedar Creek Flyers ride, barbecue restaurant for
PHOTOS: 65th annual Kutztown Folk Festival
Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge Destroyed by Hurricane September 29, 1896
Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show, in 40th year, is ‘a wonderful tradition’
Pennsylvania State Museum show features vintage chairs
York, PA Vintage Postcards
Hunsecker’s Mill Covered Bridge – Pictures and Location Map
Who’s exploiting the Amish: Lancaster businesses or a TV show?
York Harley-Davidson to host Bike Night, factory open house
VIDEO | 25th annual Pennsylvania Dutch Festival at the Reading Terminal Market
Dutch Springs Aqua Park geared toward younger crowd
Mountain folklore: Blue Rocks near Lenhartsville remains a natural mystery
Photos: Inaugural Gettysburg Brew Fest a hit with beer aficionados
Bolton Mansion hosting fall festival Saturday in Bristol Township
History columnist Richard L.T. Orth releases book ‘Folk Religion of PA Dutch’
Hersheypark Announces New Triple Tower Attraction Coming in 2017!
Longing for fasnachts? Tell us where you like to get these tasty, doughy treats!
Up from the ashes: Plans proceed to rebuild Dellville Covered Bridge
VIDEO | OGO Ball at Ski Roundtop
Photos: Tucker Exhibit at Antique Automobile Club of America Museum
Covered Bridges of Franklin County, PA Location Map
Photos: Onlookers flock to view webcam eagles from Codorus State Park
Spring is coming: Octoraro Orphie makes his yearly pronouncement, defying Phil’s forecast
Celebrate Harvest Time at Hopewell Furnace Historic Site on September 13
PHOTOS: South Mountain Fair
VIDEO | Celebrations set for Milton Hershey’s 157th birthday
VIDEO | This Is Hershey Park
PHOTOS | 2015 Pennsylvania German Zammelaaf – Annville, PA
Map of the Five Culinary Regions of Pennsylvania
Bethlehem’s Sun Inn likely in line for a distillery