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 ...
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→ Local tradition sends pork and sauerkraut sales soaring - wfmz.com video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player
→ 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 ...
→ Pennsylvania State Police museum in Hershey to expand - PennLive.com Museum will gain 6000 square feet through expansion of existing facility. Be sure to look at Things To Do In ...
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 ...
→ Gettysburg Food Tour - WPMT FOX43. If you like food and history united into one satisfying sensory experience you're going to want to grab your walking shoes and head to Gettysburg ...
→ The Story Behind That Replica Statue Of Liberty In The Susquehanna River - Onward State
→ The Historian: Six Horse Bell Team - Berks Mont News
→ The future is uncertain for a possible underground railroad chamber uncovered in Middletown | PennLive.com. More here: → Lack of documentation makes it hard to determine what large Middletown chamber was ...
→ Lenten tradition of fasnachts morphs - seattlepi.com.
A just-published article in Geosphere, the journal of the Geological Society of America, details how rock formations helped to determine the outcome at Gettysburg, where Union forces stopped a desperate ...
→ Annual walk shares Hanover's ghostly history - FlipSidePA.com One of the stops on the tour is the McAllister Inn. On June 27th of this year it was investigated by Lifting Spirits ...
* I'm still in the process of formatting the Deitsch version. Scroll down for English version. Die Nacht for de Chrischdaag 'S waar die Nacht for de Chrischdaag und dorch es gans Haus ...
→ 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 ...
Fine linen was made from homegrown Pennsylvania hemp. The Pennsylvania Dutch are said to have grown some of the best hemp in the world and produced the finest hemp linen. ...
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 ...
→ Pictures: Shooting in the New Year in Kutztown - The Morning Call
→ Exploring art, history and science during a day at the museum - Berksmontnews.com
→ 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 ...
→ Did forts once stand along the Blue Mountain in Berks County?
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 ...
→ Bethlehem Steel photographer has work logged in Library of Congress | lehighvalleylive.com You can see examples of some of the photos in the book: Inside Bethlehem Steel: The Final Quarter Century ...
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 ...
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 ...
→ 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 ...
→ 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 ...
View Berks County, Pa. Covered Bridges in a larger map
→ Crayola Experience in Easton: Attractions you shouldn't miss | lehighvalleylive.com
The ThunderHawk, which opened in 1924, has been the target of a restoration project that started this winter.The park, through a partnership with a local manufacterer, is spending the off-season ...
"Before they were the institutions of higher learning that they are now, museums were more for entertainment," said owner Mark Kosh. The museum opens May 10. Source: See Lincoln's last bowel ...
Corn mazes can be found all over the U.S., but they started in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Don Frantz created the first maze, in the pattern of a dinosaur, at Lebanon Valley ...
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 ...
→ 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.
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 ...
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Look past the skimpy budget, kitschy death scenes and cheap visuals. Its fictional account of the Battle of Gettysburg still makes Martin Pengelly feel a catch in the throat. Source: My ...
→ Berks County history lives in the Beidler House
With the hot summer months upon us your going to want to visit the Cave Hill Park & Nature Preserve in Carlisle, PA. Cool off in the 52° cave located on directly ...
→ 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 ...
→ Anniversary battlefield walks bring visitors closer to Gettysburg history - Evening Sun If you'd like to get an idea of what a battlefield walk is like check out the video ...
→ Discussion on play, Underground Railroad in York - York Dispatch The York County Heritage Trust will present a discussion by Dorothy King, author of the play, "Susquehanna to Freedom: The ...
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→ Shank's Tavern celebrates 200 years as Marietta landmark - LancasterOnline
→ 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 ...
Yes! Kick Santa to the curb and turn Belsknickel loose upon the land. For more 'Ask A PA Dutchman' episodes and Pennsilfaanisch Deitsch language videos check out Doulgas Madenford's YouTube channel.
→ Historic Ferry Boat Operation Still Draws Riders - abc27 WHTM abc27 WHTM 2014 Rates Car & Standard Size Pickup Truck: $8.00 (includes driver) Extended Length Vehicle (Over 19 Feet): $9.00 (includes driver) Motorcycle: $7.00 ...
→ Mark Your Calendars for the 25th Annual Pennsylvania Dutch Festival! - Reading Terminal Market
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→ Easton Heritage Day draws thousands celebrating city's history, resurgence | lehighvalleylive.com
Lisa Minardi curates new Winterthur exhibition ‘A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans and the Art of Everyday Life’
→ UD alumna, doctoral student curates new Winterthur exhibition I'm glad they included this in the article: She notes that, contrary to what many people believe, Pennsylvania Germans lived in urban as ...
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→ 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.
→ The secret healers: Old tradition of powwowquietly survives in some corners of Berks County
→ Video: Hanover Fire Museum preserves history, plans for future - Evening Sun
→ Capital for a day - LancasterOnline Lancaster was the capital of the fledgling United States of America for exactly one day on Sept. 27, 1777 as the Second Continental Congress fled ...
→ Talking Christmas traditions with Don Yoder - Philly.com
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 ...
→ Hot Air Balloon Rides in Pennsylvania: What companies offer them - PennLive.com
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→ Our take: A memorial to a black Civil War hero - The York Daily Record As part of a volunteer company that was tasked with halting the Confederate advance on ...
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 ...
→ World War II B-17 visiting Capital City Airport | PennLive.com
There's a marvel to early engineering situated 80 feet below a ridge just west of Lebanon. According to Jim Schucker, of the Friends of the Union Canal Tunnel Park, a ...
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→ 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 ...
→ Prices set for Colebrookdale Railroad rides - Reading Eagle
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 ...
→ Ghost hunters will gather at haunted house in Bainbridge on 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.
→ When The Cause Was Glorious: The Fields Of Gettysburg And The Nature Of Philanthropy Thoughtful piece on the continuing effect the Battle of Gettysburg has on American society and the ...
→ Berks County art collection fetches $4.3 million - mcall.com You can view the entire George D Horst collection here and learn more details about the Horst collection here. The auctions most expensive piece ...
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 ...
Futzer - someone always moving, always getting into something or building something.
→ Lucky pork and sauerkraut recipes to make for New Year's Day - PennLive.com Follow the link for three recipes that will help bring secure your fortune for 2015.
→ Sigal Museum to host community educational historical events in June and July - themorningcall.com There are two PA Dutch culture related events listed here that caught my eye but others will be of ...
→ Celebrations set for Milton Hershey’s birthday - WPMT FOX43 Follow the link for two additional videos.
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 ...
→ PHOTOS: South Mountain Fair - The Evening Sun
Here's a longer clip taken from the 'Dwight Christmas' episode with Schrute's version of Belsnickel handing out gifts while passing judgement on his coworkers. Impish or admirable? "Cheer or fear Belsnickel is ...
→ The home of Pennsylvania's only U. S. president: Not far by car | PennLive.com James Buchanan was the 15th President of the U.S.A. and the only one to hail from the ...
→ Camping blast from the past planned for Sept. 5-7 Carlisle Sports and Outdoor Show - PennLive.com
→ 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 ...
In celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Harris-Cameron Mansion, the Historical Society of Dauphin County presents Founders’ Day, an outdoor festival commemorating the frontier era in which John Harris, ...
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 ...
→ Philadelphia museum showcasing iconic folk art - Chadds Ford Live The exhibition encompasses the period from 1750 to around 1850 and includes works by many of the finest and best ...
VIDEO | Landis Valley Museum: America’s Heartland Series
The Birth of Pennsylvania 1680 by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris
Brick-end barns: A Cumberland Valley icon
PHOTOS | Roadside America – Shartlesville, PA
VIDEO | Local tradition sends pork and sauerkraut sales soaring
Officials still working to determine cause of fire that damaged historic Dellville Covered Bridge
Pennsylvania State Police museum in Hershey to expand
First Post, former Road House restaurant now renovated welcomes first diners
First Savory Gettysburg Food Tours set for April 12-13, 2014
VIDEO | The Story Behind That Replica Statue Of Liberty In The Susquehanna River
The Historian: Six Horse Bell Teams
The future is uncertain for a possible underground railroad chamber uncovered in Middletown
Lenten tradition of fasnachts morphs
How rocks shaped Gettysburg and other Civil War battles
Dutch Wonderland Vintage Postcards
EVENT | Annual walk shares Hanover’s ghostly history
Twas The Night Before Christmas – Translated into Pennsilfaanisch Deitsch by Thomas C. Zimmerman
Go back in time at upcoming Market Faire & Rendezvous at Jacobsburg
Ten facts about Pennsylvania’s hemp history
Pa German Cultural Heritage Center hosts Kutztown author Mara Rockliff and her new book ‘Gingerbread
William Penn in armor in 1666 at age 22
Pictures: Shooting in the New Year in Kutztown
Exploring art, history and science during a day at the Reading Public Museum
How to make Hogmaw (G’fillte Seimawe)
Did forts once stand along the Blue Mountain in Berks County?
The rare feature of a ‘Schpriggel bar,’ still seen in a Maxatawny Township barn
Bethlehem Steel photographer Peter Treiber has work logged in Library of Congress
VIDEO | Historical Tour of Dill’s Tavern – Dillsburg, PA
VIDEO | “The Heart of the Taufschein” on PCNTV
Historic 1852 Bird’s Eye View Map of York, PA
Relaying religious messages to early Pennsylvania Dutch frontiersmen
Pennsylvania Dutch Country Historical Attractions
The Amish Are Looking for a New Home
Battle of Monterey Pass mountaintop land eyed for preservation
Covered Bridges of Berks County, PA Location Map
VIDEO | Crayola Experience in Easton: Attractions you shouldn’t miss
Dorney Park restores Thunderhawk, one of the nation’s oldest roller coasters
Pennsylvania Amish Country Vintage Postcards
See Lincoln’s last bowel movement at the Gettysburg Dime Museum
Corn mazes were born in Pennsylvania
Move aside, ‘Amish Mafia’ — Amish horror movie ‘Infernal’ will be filmed this month in
VIDEO | Camp Security archaeological dig turns up items
Genetic disease takes toll on Lancaster County’s Amish
PHOTOS | Barns & Farms of Lancaster County, PA
My guilty pleasure: Gettysburg (1993)
Pennsylvania Dutch Country Covered Bridges Vintage Postcards
Berks County history lives in the Beidler House
Cave Hill Park & Nature Preserve in Carlisle, PA
Photos: Tucker Exhibit at Antique Automobile Club of America Museum
Free anniversary battlefield walks bring visitors closer to Gettysburg history
Discussion on play, Underground Railroad in York
PHOTOS | Forry’s Mill Covered Bridge
Shank’s Tavern celebrates 200 years as Marietta landmark
New Franklin County museum details Battle of Monterey Pass
VIDEO | Ask A PA Dutchman: The Belsnickel
VIDEO | Historic Millersburg Ferry Boat Operation Still Draws Riders
Mark Your Calendars for the 25th Annual Pennsylvania Dutch Festival!
PHOTOS | Architecture of Hershey – Dauphin County, PA
VIDEO | 37th annual Easton Heritage Day draws thousands
Lisa Minardi curates new Winterthur exhibition ‘A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans and the Art of
PHOTOS | Codorus Furnace – York County, PA
Thousands attend Pumpkin Festival at Renfrew Park
Old tradition of powwow quietly survives in Berks County
VIDEO | Hanover Fire Museum preserves history, plans for future
Capital for a day during the Revolutionary War
Talking Christmas traditions with Don Yoder
Hunsecker’s Mill Covered Bridge – Pictures and Location Map
VIDEO | Hot Air Balloon Rides in Lancaster, York or Dauphin counties: What companies offer
Crystal Cave Vintage Postcards
PHOTOS | Indian Steps Museum – Airville, PA
VIDEO | Goschenhoppen Museum Tour
A memorial to a black Civil War hero who died to save the Wrightsville bridge?
VIDEO | Unraveling the hidden meaning of hex signs
VIDEO | World War II B-17 visiting Capital City Airport
Take at trip through Lebanon County’s Union Canal Tunnel
PHOTOS | Dreibelbis Station Covered Bridge – Berks County, PA
14-mile Northwest Lancaster County River Trail nears finish line
Prices set for Colebrookdale Railroad rides
A Look Back in History: When wheat was king in the Oley Valley
Ghost hunters will gather at haunted Haldeman Mansion in Bainbridge on Saturday
VIDEO | A living history presentation on the PA Dutch tradition of the Der Belsnickel
When The Cause Was Glorious: The Fields Of Gettysburg And The Nature Of Philanthropy
Berks County art collection fetches $4.3 million
Bethlehem Steel blast furnaces get new lighting design to show off architectural features
VIDEO | Route 30 Trailer
VIDEO | Whitewater Kayaking in the Codorus & Conewago Creeks – York County PA
Lucky pork and sauerkraut recipes to make for New Year’s Day
Sigal Museum to host PA Dutch Pow-wow and music cultural talks
VIDEO | Celebrations set for Milton Hershey’s 157th birthday
Author’s genealogy study leads to novel: Here Come the Pennsylvania Dutch by Thomas B. Speaker
PHOTOS: South Mountain Fair
VIDEO | Dwight Schrute as Belsnickel in The Office
The home of Pennsylvania’s only U. S. president: Not far by car
AUDIO| “As I was saying…” Pennsylvania Dutch Humor by Professor Schnitzel
Vintage campers planned for Sept. 5-7 Carlisle Sports and Outdoor Show
The 2015 Pennsylvania Dutch Calendar (Der Pennsylvannisch Deitsch Kalenner)
Harris-Cameron Mansion Founder’s Day festival includes re-enactments, tours
A Look Back in History: In defense of humility and ‘Demut’ Plain Dutch living Part
Drawn with Spirit: Pennsylvania German Fraktur at The Philadelphia Museum of Art