→ Hawk migration and fall foliage at their peaks at watch sites across Pennsylvania | PennLive.com Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Waggoner's Gap Hawk Watch Second Mountain Hawk Watch Lehigh Gap Hawk Watch
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 ...
→ Old inn was showcase for German folk art - Reading Eagle
To understand the custom of the hunt, we first need to know where Easter eggs got their beginning. Eggs have long been associated with springtime and renewal. This relationship has roots ...
→ Photos: Columbia Kettle Works Craft Brewery - ydr.com
→ Crayola Experience to stay open seven days a week - lehighvalleylive.com I've been to the Crayola Experience twice and have had a good experience both times. The space is huge with multiple ...
→ Financial secrets of the Amish - MarketWatch
→ Celebrations set for Milton Hershey’s birthday - WPMT FOX43 Follow the link for two additional videos.
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 ...
→ Gettysburg Fest to feature hot-air balloon rides - Evening Sun. Learn more about Gettysburg Fest here.
Bald eagle nest cam update: Online view shows more, but Codorus State Park offers different perspective
→ Bald eagle nest cam update: Online view shows more, but Codorus State Park offers different perspective - PennLive.com Seeing the eagles hunt over the Codorus State Park's Lake Marburg and ...
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 ...
→ Talking Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road beginning Saturday - LancasterOnline
The sound is not that great but this clip is very informative and well worth watching if you want to learn more about the Pennsylvania Dutch tradtion of Der Belsnickel.
Once a burdensome chore for each family to produce for dinner, the art of making superior butter became a delightful practice, and each neighborhood soon developed butter-making households that had ...
According to the article coriander is used in the eastern counties (Berks, Lehigh and Northampton) of the Deitscherei whereas in the more westerly counties, like Lancaster and York, sage is the ...
→ Camp Security archaeological dig turns up items - The York Daily Record The site is the last Revolutionary War prison camp that remains in existence. Learn more at CampSecurity.com.
→ Click here to see a map of locations for all of the covered bridges in Lancaster County, PA. All photos © visitpadutchcountry.com
UPDATE: Just spotted (3/2/2015) a Bald Eagle flying near a billboard on the south side of PA Route 30 as it crosses the Codorus Creek in York County. I turned off immediately, grabbed ...
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 ...
→ 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 ...
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 ...
→ 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 ...
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Bread, the staff of life in provincial times, was more than a dietary staple and in many 18th century households of this bygone era, it was the main course, together ...
2 cups milk 1 yeast cake, dissolved in 1 cup warm water 1 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 or 7 cups flour 3 eggs, well beaten 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 cup melted butter Scald the milk and set ...
→ 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 ...
→ Smart Talk: Amish being exploited on TV? | witf.org
→ Photos: Holtwood whitewater park | York Daily Record Media Center
For a detailed review of The Turkey Hill Experience click here. All Photos © visitpadutchcountry.com
→ Pennsylvania's real hex magic - The York Daily Record Along with the government's efforts - via the school system - to eradicate the use of Pennsilfaanisch Deitsch dialect there was also a campaign undertaken ...
Hessian Powder Magazine is all that remains of major Revolutionary War logistics base at Carlisle Barracks
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 ...
Attention Gettysburg, paranormal and Gettysburg paranormal buffs! There is a new book titled Ghost Soldiers of Gettysburg: Searching for Spirits on America's Most Famous Battlefield by authors Jack Roth and Patrick Burke ...
→ The 12 Best Civil War Movies - Den of Geek
→ Solebury man to display Revolutionary War orderly book - Bucks County Courier Times Aldie mansion information here.
→ Navigating the inaugural Philly Wine Week. Here's a good roundup of the things to do during the very first Philly Wine Week which runs from 3/23 - 3/30. Check out the ...
→ 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 ...
Disabled, families can now get to South Lookout. Source: Hawk Mountain opens accessible trail to famed birdwatching overlook - LancasterOnline: Local News
→ At Weiser and Boone homesteads, they're remaking history | WEEKEND The French and Indian War will be returning this Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Conrad Weiser and Daniel Boone ...
→ The Historian: Clover, Part I - Berks-Mont News → The Historian: Clover, Part II - Berks-Mont News
→ The 2015 Pennsylvania Dutch Calendar - Der Pennsylvannisch Deitsch Kalenner Subtitled “Where Have All the Outhouses Gone?” (Wu sinn all die Briwwe gange?), this 13-month Pennsylvania Dutch calendar features an old ...
→ Face jugs, steamer trunks & other curious items at Quentin Antique Shopp - Lebanon Daily News
→ Historic Preservation Trust of Lebanon County properties open for tours - Lebanon Daily News
→ Three Days in Gettysburg: “The Unfinished Work” - Gettysburg National Military Park U.S. National Park Service The seminar features panel discussions with Gettysburg historians as well as guided battlefield walks, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Savor Gettysburg Food Tours, the latest in Gettysburg’s emerging culinary scene, will kick off its second season beginning Friday, March 20, with its Historic Downtown Food Tour, which combines seven ...
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 ...
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→ The Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey to hold birthday party Saturday | PennLive.com.
→ 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 ...
→ 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 ...
→The Amish: Shunned trailer: the price of cultural protection | FlickFilosopher.com.
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→ Zenkaikon to draw costumed throng ready for sci-fi, fantasy, anime weekend - LancasterOnline
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→ Pipeline a threat to Susquehanna corridor - LancasterOnline The proposed pipeline would run from Susquehanna County in the north to southern Lancaster county.
→ PHOTOS 65th annual Kutztown Folk Festival Huge gallery of superb images from this year's festival by photographer Roxanne Richardson.
→ Birders watch as migrating fowl fly through Pa - philly.com Click here to see some photos of the Middle Creek migrating Snow Geese.
25th annual Pennsylvania Dutch festival came to the Reading Terminal Market - Philadelphia Business Journal Click here to see photos of the annual Philly event.
→ Secrets of the Pennsylvania Capitol: 17 views that aren't on any tour - PennLive.com
→ About 400 celebrate their Pennsylvania Dutch roots at annual Berks County event | Reading Eagle
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 ...
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 ...
→ The fight to legalize industrial hemp - WPMT FOX43
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There is a distinct connection between the agricultural potency of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country and the three commercial caves located within it -- limestone. As Germans flooded into the region ...
Built in 1905, Shocks Mill is a train bridge that crosses the Susquehanna in between the Lancaster County river towns of Bainbridge and Marietta. The mid-section's appearence is different due ...
A patented aluminum alloy is fashioned in giftware and collectibles by one York-based manufacturer. Made-in-the-midstate looks at the products made in central Pennsylvania. Source: Made in the midstate: Pewter company has big-time ...
With the biggest weekend of the prize-money coyote-hunting contests approaching Feb. 19-21, the buzz in the Pennsylvania outdoor world is all coyote. But, some of the common knowledge about coyotes ...
→ History and mystery blend in Bethlehem-based novel "The Body in the Vat: Tales from the Tannery" - The Morning Call “The Body in the Vat: Tales from the Tannery” A novel ...
→ Free tour and tasting at Allentown Brew Works - The Morning Call
→ "The Amish" on American Experience airs Tuesday, January 28th at 7 pm | KENW.
→ New Susquehanna River trail center in Columbia hosts open house, wows visitors - Lancaster Online
→ Stunning quilts at MFA wow with colors and complex designs - Braintree Forum.
The current issue of Commonweal Magazine features an article by Donald Kraybill title 'Opting Out: How the Amish Haved Survived in America'. Once you start learning more about the Amish ...
“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 ...
Just one of the many architectural gems in downtown York, PA. © visitpadutchcountry.com
→ Homestead Recreating 18th Century Christmas - Pottstown Post Watch out kids because Belsnickel's going to show up! danielboonehomestead.org 12/7: A Homestead Christmas 12-4pm Admission Adult (13+) $6.00, Child (5-12) $4.00. FDBH members free, ...
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→ Whoopie Pie: A brief history - WGAL What do see in your mind's eye upon hearing the words - whoopie pie? If your answer was two chocolate cake-like buns glued together with ...
→ A sweet taste of Birdsboro’s history Bill and Tracy Smith opened Moonlight Winery in early 2014 to run as a side business in order to keep their full-time positions while still ...
→ Dutch Springs: Lehigh Valley Scuba Landmark Celebrates 30th Anniversary.
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→ Prices set for Colebrookdale Railroad rides - Reading Eagle
→ Kutztown Folk Festival celebrates Pa. Dutch culture | WFMZ.com video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player
→ Let the River Run Wild - NYTimes.com
→ Liberation of New Oxford transforms small Pennsylvania town into WWII war zone - PennLive.com If I had known about this early I would've been there with my camera. Good thing ...
The Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad, affectionately known as the Ma & Pa, connected Baltimore and York on a narrow-gauge line that traced a meandering, scenic 77-mile route. In the days ...
→ The Story Behind That Replica Statue Of Liberty In The Susquehanna River - Onward State
→ 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 ...
→ Carlisle Ford Nationals and Street Rod Nationals East coming to area | PennLive.com.
→ Iconic mural to flank Susquehanna Art Museum | PennLive.com
Hawk migration and fall foliage at their peaks at watch sites across Pennsylvania
Thoroughbred horse breeders find a home in Berks County
John Hunter Inn was showcase for German folk art
Egg-xcellent learning: History of the egg hunt
Photos: Columbia Kettle Works Craft Brewery
VIDEO | “The Heart of the Taufschein” on PCNTV
Crayola Experience to stay open seven days a week; Alert staff found my lost child
Financial secrets of the Amish
VIDEO | Celebrations set for Milton Hershey’s 157th birthday
When fishermen fought over Susquehanna shad
Gettysburg Fest to feature hot-air balloon rides
Bald eagle nest cam update: Online view shows more, but Codorus State Park offers different
Inside a modern Amish wedding
VIDEO | Talking Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road beginning Saturday June 14, 2014
VIDEO | A living history presentation on the PA Dutch tradition of the Der Belsnickel
A Look Back in History: Village Creameries Part 2, Trademarked butter molds
Traditional Lehigh County Pennsylvania Dutch Scrapple Recipe
VIDEO | Camp Security archaeological dig turns up items
PHOTOS | Siegrist’s Mill Covered Bridge – Lancaster County, PA
Pennsylvania Dutch Country Covered Bridges Vintage Postcards
Bald eagle sightings increase in Pennsylvania Dutch Country
AUDIO | Interview on Pennsylvania Dutch Dialect with Professor Mark L. Louden
VIDEO | The Civil War in Four Minutes: The Battle of Gettysburg
VIDEO | Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center
VIDEO | Battle Of Gettysburg Documentary
Pennsylvania Dutch & Black Walnuts: History and Lore
Pennsylvania Folkways: Solving the mystery of the blank tombstones
The ‘Yankee’ Thanksgiving was initially rejected by Pennsylvania Dutch
PHOTOS | Architecture of Lancaster – Lancaster County, PA – Vol. I
A Look Back in History: When wheat was king in the Oley Valley
Bolton Mansion hosting fall festival Saturday in Bristol Township
AUDIO | Mary Haverstick, Donald Kraybill on WITF Smart Talk: Amish being exploited on TV?
Photos: Holtwood whitewater park
PHOTOS | The Turkey Hill Experience – Columbia, PA
Pennsylvania’s real hex magic
Hessian Powder Magazine is all that remains of major Revolutionary War logistics base at Carlisle
Ghost Soldiers of Gettysburg: Searching for Spirits on America’s Most Famous Battlefield
The 12 Best Civil War Movies
Solebury man to display Revolutionary War orderly book at Aldie Mansion
Navigating the inaugural Philly Wine Week
Missing link in popular Northwest Lancaster County River Trail will open Saturday
Hawk Mountain opens accessible trail to famed birdwatching overlook
Charter Day at Weiser and Boone homesteads, they’re remaking history
The Historian: Clover, Part I & II
The 2015 Pennsylvania Dutch Calendar (Der Pennsylvannisch Deitsch Kalenner)
Face jugs, steamer trunks & other curious items at Quentin Antique Shoppe
Historic Preservation Trust of Lebanon County properties open for tours
Three Days in Gettysburg: “The Unfinished Work”
Hunsecker’s Mill Covered Bridge – Pictures and Location Map
Berks History Conference will explore Pennsylvania Dutch roots of county
Savor Gettysburg Food Tours second season beginning Friday, March 20, 2015
Giant snakes reported in Adams County and nearby: Monsters of Pennsylvania
PHOTOS | Architecture of York – York County, PA – Vol. II
The Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey to hold birthday party Saturday
VIDEO | Mysterious Journeys: The Ghosts of Gettysburg
Battle of Monterey Pass mountaintop land eyed for preservation
Who’s exploiting the Amish: Lancaster businesses or a TV show?
VIDEO | The Amish: Shunned, the price of cultural protection
PHOTOS | Cabela’s Superstore – Hamburg, PA
Zenkaikon to draw costumed throng ready for sci-fi, fantasy, anime weekend
PHOTOS | Indian Steps Museum – Airville, PA
Williams Partners’ pipeline a threat to Susquehanna corridor
PHOTOS: 65th annual Kutztown Folk Festival
Annual Snow Goose migration attracts birders to Lebanon County’s Middle Creek Wildlife Area
VIDEO | 25th annual Pennsylvania Dutch Festival at the Reading Terminal Market
Secrets of the Pennsylvania Capitol: 17 views that aren’t on any tour
About 400 celebrate their Pennsylvania Dutch roots at annual Berks County Fersommling
VIDEO | Ask A PA Dutchman: PA Dutch and Germany
A Look Back in History: In defense of humility and ‘Demut’ Plain Dutch living Part
VIDEO | The fight to legalize industrial hemp in Pennsylvania
PHOTOS | Eternal Light Peace Memorial – Gettysburg National Military Park
Underground wonders of Pennsylvania Dutch Country
PHOTOS | Shocks Mill Bridge – Lancaster County, PA
VIDEO | Made in the midstate: Pewtarex has big-time lineup of customers
11 things you don’t know about coyotes in Pennsylvania
History and mystery blend in Bethlehem-based novel “The Body in the Vat: Tales from the
Free tour and tasting at Allentown Brew Works
“The Amish” on American Experience airs Tuesday, January 28th at 7 pm
New Susquehanna River trail center in Columbia hosts open house
Stunning quilts at Boston MFA wow with colors and complex designs
Commonweal Magazine – Opting Out: How the Amish Haved Survived in America by Donald Kraybill
Keeping Pa. Dutch alive: Fate relies on new speakers
Billmeyer Mansion, built in 1863 – York, PA
Birdsboro’s Daniel Boone Homestead Recreating 18th Century Christmas
Covered Bridges of Lehigh County, PA Location Map
Photos from the 2014 Whoopie Pie Festival at the Hershey Farm Restaurant & Inn
Moonlight Winery – A sweet taste of Birdsboro’s history
Dutch Springs: Lehigh Valley Scuba Landmark Celebrates 30th Anniversary
VIDEO | ‘Please Pass The Pig’s Stomach’ Episode of My Grandmother’s Ravioli
Covered Bridges of Northampton County, PA Location Map
Prices set for Colebrookdale Railroad rides
VIDEO | Kutztown Folk Festival celebrates Pa. Dutch culture
Remove the Susquehanna’s Dams and ‘Let the River Run Wild’
Photos: Liberation of New Oxford transforms small Pennsylvania town into WWII war zone
PHOTOS| Ma & Pa Railroad Heritage Village – Muddy Creek Forks, PA
VIDEO | The Story Behind That Replica Statue Of Liberty In The Susquehanna River
Pennsylvania Patchwork Pillowcases and Other Small Treasures Book Signing
Carlisle Ford Nationals and Street Rod Nationals East coming to area
Iconic mural to flank Susquehanna Art Museum