→ Easton Heritage Day draws thousands celebrating city's history, resurgence | lehighvalleylive.com
→ Steam into History Northern Central Railway York 17 to Hanover Junction - YouTube
→ History-hungry crowd converges on Union Canal Tunnel Park for 25th annual Union Canal Days - Lebanon Daily News
In 1683, William Penn reported to friends in England, “Here is plenty of cow cattle.” Cattle, together with all other farm livestock, were brought to the Delaware Valley from Europe ...
→ Smart Talk: Amish being exploited on TV? | witf.org
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 ...
→ 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 ...
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→ Amish Farming Draws Rare Government Scrutiny - NYTimes.com
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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 ...
→ Group sets 2015 Pa. German Zammelaaf - Lebanon Daily News The 2015 Pennsylvania German Zammelaaf will be held on Saturday, March 7, at a new venue in Annville. Organizers said ...
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 ...
→ Crayola Experience in Easton: Attractions you shouldn't miss | lehighvalleylive.com
Indigenous PA Dutch people thrived on homemade Pennsylvania German cuisine for well over 300 years, and notably, this was a beer and pretzel culture celebrated by taverns and wayside inns ...
→ Colonial Fair and Muster better than pulling teeth - Herald Mail Media God bless modern dentistry! Looking for more things to do and see in Franklin County? Click here. video platformvideo managementvideo ...
The 200-year-old practice has been a mystery for many in Pennsylvania. → Unraveling the hidden meaning of hex signs | WGAL If you'd like to see a more in depth discussion about ...
→ Buggy license fees shoot up | The Journal Gazette This article deals with Amish living in Allen County Indiana. However, the issue in question is one that effects the Amish of ...
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.
→ 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 ...
Have you been lucky enough to see a Snallygaster?Accounts of the Snallygaster of Western Maryland are said to date to the 1730s. According to storytellers, the dragon-like creature was named... Source: ...
The old stone house near the park office is known as the Landis House, named for the last owner before it was acquired by the Commonwealth as part of Susquehannock ...
Having lived my entire life on a farm in rural Woolwich Township, I have become familiar with the clip-clop of horse-drawn buggies, and the guttural sounds of Pennsylvania German that ...
A fraktur by Daniel Peterman sold recently at Wehrly's Auction in Codorus Township for $9,680, according to Scott Wehrly. Source: York County fraktur fetches nearly $10,000 at auction - The York ...
→ Festive post-pub noshtastic neckfiller: HEARTY HOG MAW - The Register Hogmaw is a dish with ancient origins in southwest Germany and Alsace that was brought over with the 18th century German immigrants ...
→ The Historian: Himmelsbriefen were in most homes - Berks Mont News
→ 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.
→ Pennsylvania Folkways: The Belsnickel brings light and darkness - Reading Eagle After having read many articles about Belsnickel, I find that one the most interesting aspects about the tradition is ...
→ Video: Hanover Fire Museum preserves history, plans for future - Evening Sun
The German and Swiss immigrants who settled here in the 18th century brought with them a tradition of lively and exuberant dancing. Although seldom noted or written about, in the ...
→ Talking Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road beginning Saturday - LancasterOnline
Approximately one quarter of the soldiers fighting for the British during the Revolutionary War were hired German soldiers, often called Hessiansbecause many of them hailed from the German state of Hesse-Kassel. ...
This is a shot of the buggy used by AAA Buggy Tours. They are located at Kitchen Kettle Village in Intercourse, PA. I have not taken a tour with AAA ...
Source: PHOTOS: Kutztown Folk Festival 2015
Tractors rule at Old Time Plowboys show in Kutztown - Morning Call The Plowboys Summer Show will be held at The Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University. And don't forget ...
→ Amish reality? Don't participate in local attempts to exploit Amish culture, say reps from the local Chamber and Visitors Bureau - LancasterOnline Please support Mary Haverstick in her effort to ...
PA German Hex Symbols: Their History and The Art of Rebecca Ross Rebecca has been a Berks County artist for the past 21 years. Much of her artwork of the past ...
→ Lenten tradition of fasnachts morphs - seattlepi.com.
Thousands of locals come together every summer for the Hanover Dutch Festival to relish in the town's history and Pennsylvania Dutch tradition. Source: Hanover Dutch Festival offers new attractions - FlipSidePA.com
→ Manheim group plans renovation of 18th-century log house - LancasterOnline 18th century log home will be used for period demonstrations, exhibits and special events.
→ Belsnickle Santa of yesteryear was not so jolly - The Herald-Dispatch More details here on the legendary Belsnickel. I do take issue with the following... Needless to say the first Belsnickle ...
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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: ...
→ Aerial Tours of the Susquehanna River and Amish Country | NBC4 Washington. What an incredible way to explore PA Dutch Country! Smoketown Airport in Lancaster County offers four different aerial tours, ranging ...
→ Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine: The real deal - The Washington Post Right out of the gate the writer makes a very important point about PA Dutch cuisine in particular, and PA Dutch ...
→ A Look Back in History: Early Americana weathervane was one of a kind Antique barn toppers were thought to be good luck by Pennsylvania Dutch farmers and commanded top prices ...
→ Germans in Colonial Pennsylvania - YouTube
→ Amish men lift and carry a house across a field and onto its new plot | Mail Online This video was filmed in Spartansburg, PA, near lake Erie in Crawford County. ...
If you are interested in Pennsylvania Dutch culture and folklore, chances are you have heard of Don Yoder. Source: Don Yoder, 'dean' of Pennsylvania Dutch studies, dies at age 93 | ...
→ $4 million whitewater playboating park below Holtwood Dam tested, about to open to public - LancasterOnline This will be a great draw for the area - as were the existing features ...
“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 ...
→ “Days of the Belsnickel” Lunch Tour Pennsylvania at the Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum Start with a video, then take a guided tour through the village, decked out Pennsylvania ...
Factory 449’s ‘The Amish Project’: A one-woman show about a community tragedy - The Washington Post. The play was written by Jessica Dickey who describes it as a “fictional exploration” based on fact. ...
Both Schweitzer and standard barns in the region are frequently found with a practical large earthen bank at its rear, which allowed wagons carrying sheaves of grain or loads of ...
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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 ...
→ Abduction Case Tests Limits of Amish Ties to Modern World - NYTimes.com Known as Swatzenbtruber, the Amish settlements of the region where Fannie and Delila Miller were kidnapped trace their roots to ...
→ Laff Trakk will be Hersheypark's newest edition, first of its kind in the U.S. - FlipSidePA.com Laff Trakk wil debut in May of 2015.
“Dutch Treats” contains more than 100 recipes from the 25 counties that form the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, replete with the history of each dish, its Pennsylvania German and ...
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→ Entrepreneurial spirit drives growth of tiny Emma's Gourmet Popcorn - LancasterOnline Place your orders at emmaspopcorn.com.
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 ...
→ Capsule reviews of three recent mystery titles - Books - The Boston Globe Is the author referencing the The Hochstetler Massacre with the opening chapters of this book? Certainly seems so ...
In the Belsnickel's world, Christmas shouldn't be so enjoyable for the naughty kids. He comes at night, dressed in dirty furs, face blackened with charcoal. He has one purpose: To ...
→ Fine crafts and original artwork featured at the Mennonite Heritage Center Folk Art Sale — December 6-31, 2014 The Folk Art Sale is held annually during the month of December. It’s ...
→ Stunning quilts at MFA wow with colors and complex designs - Braintree Forum.
Visitors coming to Pennsylvania from outside the state often associate Pennsylvania Dutch culture with the Amish of Lancaster County, sometimes even assuming that the group is representative of all Pennsylvania ...
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→ Attendees take a ‘Step Back in Time’ at Berks Heritage Center The Heritage Center is open from May 1 through the last Sunday in October. The hours are Tuesday-Saturday, ...
UPDATE: You can find the full PA Books episode featuring Corinne and Russell Earnest discussing their book 'The Heart of Taufschein' here. → March 9, PA Books: “The Heart of the Taufschein” ...
→ Pennsylvania Folkways: The Dutch country scarecrow - Reading Eagle
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 ...
By 1890, usage of Pennsylvania Dutch, a primarily oral language with roots in 18th-century German immigration to North America, reached its zenith. Perhaps as many as 750,000 Americans and eastern ...
→ A Typical Tale | From the archives: ‘Hexerai’ in Berks County - Lebanon Daily Times
We last talked about all things Pennsylvania Dutch back in July, when I shared some reader memories of a Pa. Dutch nursery rhyme. Today, I have a few more memories and ...
→ Local tradition sends pork and sauerkraut sales soaring - wfmz.com video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player
→ 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 ...
→ How a series of attacks by a breakaway Amish sect became a landmark hate-crimes case - Legal Talk Network This is a podcast interview featuring Donald Kraybill discussing the Bergholz Amish ...
→ 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 ...
Tom Speaker uses family history to tell story about Pennsylvania Dutch and immigration. Source: Author’s genealogy study leads to novel Here Come the Pennsylvania Dutch: A family saga of emigration from Germany ...
Adams County American Civil War Museum Utilizing artifacts, historical documents, interactive displays, and 3-D productions, visitors will gain a better understanding of the events that took place in the town before, during ...
VIDEO | 37th annual Easton Heritage Day draws thousands
VIDEO |Steam into History Northern Central Railway York 17 to Hanover Junction
VIDEO | Goschenhoppen Museum Tour
History-hungry crowd converges on Union Canal Tunnel Park for 25th annual Union Canal Days
Early Cattle and ‘Watered Meadows’ of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country
AUDIO | Mary Haverstick, Donald Kraybill on WITF Smart Talk: Amish being exploited on TV?
York County Heritage Trust nears decision on possibility of downtown ‘history campus’
The Amish Are Looking for a New Home
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Amish Farming Draws Rare Government Scrutiny
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Ox tongue cookies: The story behind these Pennsylvania Dutch holiday treats
Group sets 2015 Pennsylvania German Zammelaaf
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VIDEO | Crayola Experience in Easton: Attractions you shouldn’t miss
VIDEO | Chatty Monks Brewing’s Pumpkin Beers
A Look Back in History: Those other baked goods of the Dutch Country
VIDEO | Conococheague Institute’s Colonial Fair and Muster better than pulling teeth
VIDEO | Unraveling the hidden meaning of hex signs
In Indiana, buggy license fees shoot up for Allen County Amish
VIDEO | 76th Berks County Versommling – 2015
VIDEO | “Weird” Al Yankovic – Amish Paradise
Spring is coming: Octoraro Orphie makes his yearly pronouncement, defying Phil’s forecast
A Snallygaster Summer
Sunny Day in Intercourse PA
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Mennonite culture can teach us how to live purposeful lives
York County fraktur fetches nearly $10,000 at auction
How to make Hogmaw (G’fillte Seimawe)
The Historian: Himmelsbriefen were in most homes
Thousands attend Pumpkin Festival at Renfrew Park
Pennsylvania Folkways: The Belsnickel brings light and darkness
VIDEO | Route 30 Too! Trailer
VIDEO | Hanover Fire Museum preserves history, plans for future
Pennsylvania Amish Country Vintage Postcards
The Historian: Pennsylvania Dutch Dance – ‘Tavern Frolics’
VIDEO | Talking Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road beginning Saturday June 14, 2014
VIDEO | OGO Ball at Ski Roundtop
Hessians were encouraged to settle with German Americans
AAA Buggy Rides at Kitchen Kettle Village – Intercourse, PA
PHOTOS: Kutztown Folk Festival 2015
VIDEO | Renfrew Museum & Park
Tractors rule at Old Time Plowboys show in Kutztown
Fight against Discover Channel’s exploitation of Lancaster Amish gains momentum
PA German Hex Symbols: Their History and The Art of Rebecca Ross
Lenten tradition of fasnachts morphs
Hanover Dutch Festival offers new attractions
Manheim group plans renovation of 18th-century log house
Belsnickle Santa of yesteryear was not so jolly
VIDEO | ‘Please Pass The Pig’s Stomach’ Episode of My Grandmother’s Ravioli
Talking Dutch: More on the fun things we say
VIDEO | Groundhog Day in Pennsylvania – Grundsaudaag in Pennsylvaani (2015)
Aerial Tours of the Susquehanna River and Amish Country
Map of Amish and Old Order Mennonite Communities of Lancaster County
Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine: The real deal
Early Pennsylvania Dutch Indian weathervane was one of a kind
VIDEO | Germans in Colonial Pennsylvania
VIDEO | Watch the first Codorus Eagle Hatch
PA Amish men move entire building by hand [VIDEO]
VIDEO | Historical Tour of Dill’s Tavern – Dillsburg, PA
Don Yoder, ‘dean’ of Pennsylvania Dutch studies, dies at age 93
VIDEO | The Civil War in Four Minutes: The Battle of Gettysburg
VIDEO | $4 million whitewater playboating park below Holtwood Dam tested, about to open to
Keeping Pa. Dutch alive: Fate relies on new speakers
Landis Valley Museum “Days of the Belsnickel” Lunch Tour
The Amish Project: A one-woman show about the 2006 Nickel Mines shooting
The rare feature of a ‘Schpriggel bar,’ still seen in a Maxatawny Township barn
AUDIO | Heffenstreger’s Dutch Band: The Swingin’ Pennsylvania Dutch
History columnist Richard L.T. Orth releases book ‘Folk Religion of PA Dutch’
New York Abduction Case Tests Limits of Amish Ties to Modern World
VIDEO | Pennsylvanisch Deitsch im Yaahr 2015 – A documentary
VIDEO | Laff Trakk will be Hersheypark’s newest edition, first of its kind in the
VIDEO | Roadside America – Shartlesville, PA – Slideshow
Cocalico Corner: ‘Dutch Treats: Heirloom Recipes from Farmhouse Kitchens by William Woys Weaver
PHOTOS | Colonial Complex – York, PA
VIDEO | Hershey Visitors Enjoy Choc-a-Fellas Four Park Harmony
Entrepreneurial spirit drives growth of tiny Emma’s Gourmet Popcorn
Commonweal Magazine – Opting Out: How the Amish Haved Survived in America by Donald Kraybill
Capsule review: The Dead Will Tell by Kate Burkholder
Belsnickel: A slightly terrifying Pennsylvania Dutch tradition
Fine crafts and original artwork featured at the Mennonite Heritage Center
Stunning quilts at Boston MFA wow with colors and complex designs
More Than Buggies & Hex Signs: Who Were The Schwenkfelders?
VIDEO | Hersheypark’s Skyrush Roller Coaster POV
Attendees explore the past at Berks Heritage Center’s annual Step Back In Time Day
PA Books: “The Heart of the Taufschein” on PCN March 9
Pennsylvania Folkways: The Dutch country scarecrow
AUDIO| “As I was saying…” Pennsylvania Dutch Humor by Professor Schnitzel
VIDEO | Amish: A Secret Life
Book review: ‘Pennsylvania Dutch’
A Typical Tale | From the archives: ‘Hexerai’ in Berks County
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The 2015 Pennsylvania Dutch Calendar (Der Pennsylvannisch Deitsch Kalenner)
How a series of attacks by a breakaway Amish sect became a landmark hate-crimes case
VIDEO | Joanna Furnace – Berks County, PA
Pennsylvania Patchwork Pillowcases and Other Small Treasures Book Signing
Author’s genealogy study leads to novel: Here Come the Pennsylvania Dutch by Thomas B. Speaker
Pennsylvania Dutch Country Historical Attractions