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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 ...
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 ...
Educator and musician Keith Brintzenhoff will present an eight-week course focused on the language and culture of the Pennsylvania Germans. He has an extensive background and knowledge of Pennsylvania German history, ...
While I was at the 2014 Kutztown Folk Festival I came across these weather worn signs. I decided to photograph them as a way to save the information for myself ...
→ Digital Notebook: Easter Bunny is Making Tracks Peter Cottontail joins us for a two-hour adventure into the Secret Valley. Every child will receive a free gift from the Bunny himself. ...
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 ...
→ 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 ...
Der Belsnickel Suite, a symphonic work by Dave Kline performed by the Reading Philharmonic Orchestra
In my mind's eye, the fanciful events depicted in Der Belsnickel Suite portray two special days on a family farm in a rustic and sturdy home built from field stone. ...
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"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 ...
→ Mike Argento: Hex murder victim's granddaughter carries on powwow legacy - The York Daily Record Although the blame for Rehmeyer's death ultimate rests on the souls of the three men ...
→ Ghost hunters will gather at haunted house in Bainbridge on Saturday - LancasterOnline
→ The Historian: Clover, Part I - Berks-Mont News → The Historian: Clover, Part II - Berks-Mont News
UPDATE: Mystery solved! → Who can solve the mystery of the underwater train cars in southern Lancaster County? - LancasterOnline
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 ...
→ Lancaster County Market Voted One Of The Best In The World | CBS Philly
→ Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer - LancasterOnline Cushing, 22, died during Pickett's Charge.
Amish scholar Don Kraybill calls it a riddle, or a paradox. How can the Amish be such successful entrepreneurs today, when they end their formal education at eighth grade and forswear ...
→ 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.
Scott Mingus tells the story in his upcoming book on the Underground Railroad about a fugitive who made it across the Mason-Dixon Line, traversed York County and then faced the bridgehead at Wrightsville. Source: Unearthing ...
→ Eight Facts About Henry VIII: A historical primer for the PA Renaissance Faire | PennLive.com This years faire runs August 2 through October 26, 2014 11AM - 8PM on Saturdays ...
→ Against the clock: Restoration work on Harris mansion continues with 250th anniversary in sight | PennLive.com
Folkways Records 1955 - Source: Smithsonian Folkways Joe Raetel 0:40 Reide, Reide, Geili 0:37 Des Bucklich Mennli 1:24 Eiei, Reie, Riddieoo 1:15 In Einem Kiehlen Grunde 1:37 Schpinn, Schpinn 1:40 Siss Net Alli Daag Luschdich Leewe 1:07 Meedli, ...
→ Pipeline a threat to Susquehanna corridor - LancasterOnline The proposed pipeline would run from Susquehanna County in the north to southern Lancaster county.
→ Contemporary artists find resonance in old folk tradition — NewsWorks
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 ...
→ Fraktur: More than Pennsylvania German artwork - Pocono Record.com
→ 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.
→ Wooden dioramas showing Pa. German life displayed in Schaefferstown - Lebanon Daily News
In late August with record-breaking rainfall in only hours, never was flooding at this scale ever recorded before. In York County, news spread quickly after roads were picked up by ...
Among the iconic craftsman that have always made up our Colonial ethnic natives of the Pennsylvania people, have been the historic tradesmen that have been long remembered for their craftsmanship... Source: ...
Originally produced in 1998 for PBS, this documentary traces the arrival of the PA Dutch in America, along with their visual culture. Synopsis: Explores the handicrafts and traditional arts of the "Pennsylvania ...
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→ Metal Casting Demonstrations and Plant Sale at Joanna Furnace on May 16 - Berks Mont News Third Saturday Morning At Joanna Furnace Events are designed to have visitors learn about ...
→ 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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→ Burning of Chambersburg to be commemorated - Waynesboro Record Herald
→ New Franklin County museum details battle following Gettysburg - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette You can find more posts relating to The Battle of Monterey Pass here. The museum is open year-round for group ...
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 ...
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 ...
→ 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 ...
Remember the Road House Restaurant in Springettsbury Township? It’s now the First Post, and it just opened. And the major renovation of this old place (seen here while work was ...
→ The river side of Lancaster County - Bucks County Courier Times Follow the link above for a general overview of places to see along the Susquehanna River's 40 mile frontage in western Lancaster County.
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 ...
Take a look back at what Dorney Park used to look like in these historic pics. Source: Dorney Park historic photos - The Morning Call dorneypark.com
→ 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.
The Strasburg Railroad is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Pennsylvania. Every year 250,000 people descend upon the small town of Strasburg, PA to ride the historic steam ...
→ Bulletin board: Wyomissing Public Library sets series of free speeches - Reading Eagle Oct. 22, 7 p.m.: "Pennsylvania Dutch Quilts - The Love of Color" with Pat and Arlan Christ, ...
→ 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 ...
→ Auction of Civil War soldier's skull found at Gettysburg canceled | Fox News
→ Haldeman: My love affair with the Amish » Opinion » The Huntsville Item, Huntsville, TX.
→ What do you really know about Robert Fulton? - LancasterOnline
→ Discover Lehigh County's log cabins - The Morning Call The tour will feature eight cabins including the oldest log house in Lehigh County: the Zuflucht Haus (Shelter House) in Emmaus, which ...
→ 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 ...
→ VIDEO: 19th Century Base Ball - The Evening Sun
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. ...
On this trip we parked at Koser Park in Bainbridge and walked 1.5 miles south along the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail to find the cliffs. I was told by ...
→ 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 ...
→ Easton Heritage Day draws thousands celebrating city's history, resurgence | lehighvalleylive.com
→ The fight to legalize industrial hemp - WPMT FOX43
→ 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
→ 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.
In a July 3 column, Dr. Scribblerdutch said he was familiar with the superstition that bad things happen in threes, but not with the specific and grammatically goofy phrase "what's ...
→ Plans shaping up for new Haunted Mill - The York Daily Record
View Berks County, Pa. Covered Bridges in a larger map
→ Secrets of the Pennsylvania Capitol: 17 views that aren't on any tour - PennLive.com
Rough & Tumble Engineers Historical Association is a unique 33 acre museum located in Kinzers, Lancaster County PA. Gates open at 9 am for the antique tractor pull and the action starts ...
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 ...
→ Hershey museum finds early swimsuit from park's early years - Lebanon Daily News
→ A Look Back in History: Georgian Keystones not just for mansions
→ Renovations planned at Waynesboro Theatre - Chambersburg Public Opinion Always good to see people investing in small town down towns.
→ 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 ...
→ Philadelphia's beer trail bursts with brotherly love Find out more at PhillyBierfest.com.
Source: PHOTOS: Kutztown Folk Festival 2015
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A World Class Automotive Experience with Cars - Buses - Motorcycles & More! Cruise through time as you travel through various exhibitions from the 1900s-1970s! A proud affiliate of the ...
→ 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 ...
→ 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 ...
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 | ...
→ 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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Pa German Cultural Heritage Center hosts Kutztown author Mara Rockliff and her new book ‘Gingerbread for Liberty’
→ Pa German Cultural Heritage Center hosts Kutztown author Mara Rockliff and her new book ‘Gingerbread for Liberty CLICK TO BUY: Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the ...
About 70 people gathered Sunday at the Lower Macungie Community Center and Schantz Barn for the Lower Macungie Barn Expo hosted by the township Histo Source: Barn event in Lower Macungie ...
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PHOTOS | Architecture of Columbia, PA
A bilingual picture book to help learn Pennsylvania Dutch at the Lancaster County Mennonite Historical
Ghost Soldiers of Gettysburg: Searching for Spirits on America’s Most Famous Battlefield
Pennsylvania Dutch culture, language focus of 8-week course by Keith Brintzenhoff
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VIDEO | Colebrookdale Railroad’s ‘Easter Bunny Express’
Traditional Lehigh County Pennsylvania Dutch Scrapple Recipe
The ‘Yankee’ Thanksgiving was initially rejected by Pennsylvania Dutch
Der Belsnickel Suite, a symphonic work by Dave Kline performed by the Reading Philharmonic Orchestra
VIDEO | Hersheypark – Comet Roller Coaster POV
Annual Cherry Fair shows what Pennsylvania German life was about
Hex murder victim’s granddaughter carries on powwow legacy
Ghost hunters will gather at haunted Haldeman Mansion in Bainbridge on Saturday
The Historian: Clover, Part I & II
Who can solve the mystery of the underwater train cars in southern Lancaster County?
The Old Order Mennonite Sect at Kutztown
Lancaster County Central Market Voted One Of The Best In The World
Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing
The Amish Effect: Unique cultural strengths help Plain Sect businesses thrive
Award-Winning Guild Artists Pat and Ray Oxenford Returning to Hay Creek Fall Festival
Unearthing York County’s Underground Railroad
Eight Facts About Henry VIII: A historical primer for the PA Renaissance Faire
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Restoration work on John Harris mansion continues with 250th anniversary in sight
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Pennsylvania Dutch Folk Songs sung by George Britton
Williams Partners’ pipeline a threat to Susquehanna corridor
Contemporary artists find resonance in old folk tradition
Eat With Your Ancestors at Renfrew Museum and Park
Fraktur: More than Pennsylvania German artwork
VIDEO | Laff Trakk will be Hersheypark’s newest edition, first of its kind in the
Dioramas showing Pa. German life at Gemberling-Rex House
VIDEO | Route 30 Three! Trailer
Why was flooding so bad near the Susquehanna? A geological explanation
The Butcher, Baker, and Candlestick Maker: Our Kutztown Folk Festival Craftsman
VIDEO | Expressions of Common Hands: Folk Art of the PA Dutch
Covered Bridges of Cumberland County, PA Location Map
Metal Casting Demonstrations and Plant Sale at Joanna Furnace on May 16, 2015
With new owners, Haines Shoe House becomes bakery & treat shop
VIDEO | Renfrew Museum & Park
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VIDEO | Roadside America – Shartlesville, PA – Slideshow
Burning of Chambersburg to be commemorated
New Franklin County museum details Battle of Monterey Pass
VIDEO | Haunted Lancaster 2013
York County fraktur fetches nearly $10,000 at auction
Relaying religious messages to early Pennsylvania Dutch frontiersmen
Pennsylvania Dutch goes gourmet with classy makeovers by high-end chefs
First Post, former Road House restaurant now renovated welcomes first diners
What to see along the Susquehanna River in Lancaster County
Three upcoming Pennsylvania Dutch Fraktur related exhibits
Dorney Park historic photos
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The latest on York’s Brockie mansion
PHOTOS | Strasburg Railroad
Wyomissing Public Library free lecture, “Pennsylvania Dutch Quilts – The Love of Color”
Historic 1852 Bird’s Eye View Map of York, PA
Pennsylvania Dutch & Black Walnuts: History and Lore
Auction of Civil War soldier’s skull found at Gettysburg canceled
Haldeman: My love affair with the Amish
What do you really know about Robert Fulton?
VIDEO | Roundtop Mountain Adventures – York County, PA
Discover Lehigh County’s log cabins by bus with The Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society
Officials still working to determine cause of fire that damaged historic Dellville Covered Bridge
VIDEO | Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival
Hessians were encouraged to settle with German Americans
PHOTOS | White Cliffs of Conoy – Lancaster County, PA
Charter Day at Weiser and Boone homesteads, they’re remaking history
VIDEO | 37th annual Easton Heritage Day draws thousands
VIDEO | The fight to legalize industrial hemp in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Dutch star barns glitter in winter
Mennonite culture can teach us how to live purposeful lives
Egg-xcellent learning: History of the egg hunt
Thousands attend Pumpkin Festival at Renfrew Park
What’s seconds is thirds
Plans shaping up for new Haunted Mill
Covered Bridges of Berks County, PA Location Map
Secrets of the Pennsylvania Capitol: 17 views that aren’t on any tour
VIDEO | Ask A PA Dutchman: Vegans
Antique Tractor Pull Saturday April 26, 2014 in Kinzers, PA
Belsnickel: A slightly terrifying Pennsylvania Dutch tradition
VIDEO: What is a Belsnickel?
Hershey museum finds early swimsuit from park’s early years
Georgian Keystones not just for mansions
Renovations planned at Waynesboro Theatre
Scrapple Is One of the Crucial American Meats
Philadelphia’s beer trail bursts with brotherly love – Philly Bierfest 2014
PHOTOS: Kutztown Folk Festival 2015
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Pennsylvania Folkways: The Belsnickel brings light and darkness
Pennsylvania Patchwork Pillowcases and Other Small Treasures Book Signing
Don Yoder, ‘dean’ of Pennsylvania Dutch studies, dies at age 93
VIDEO | Pennsylvanisch Deitsch im Yaahr 2015 – A documentary
Gettysburg’s Soldiers National Museum closing after more than 50 years
Covered Bridges of Franklin County, PA Location Map
Pa German Cultural Heritage Center hosts Kutztown author Mara Rockliff and her new book ‘Gingerbread
Barn Expo event in Lower Macungie sows knowledge
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