→ History-hungry crowd converges on Union Canal Tunnel Park for 25th annual Union Canal Days - Lebanon Daily News
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 ...
→ 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 ...
→ Haunted Hugh Moore Park coming later this month | lehighvalleylive.com This will be a family oriented Halloween attraction with much to do for children including a ride on the Josiah ...
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 ...
→ The Historian: Six Horse Bell Team - Berks Mont News
→ The Historian: Himmelsbriefen were in most homes - Berks Mont News
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 ...
This is the Stiegel House, built in 1757, the year before German immigrant Alexander Schaeffer laid out his town. It was inhabited, at one time, by the famous glassmaker and ...
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 ...
→ Vintage photos from new book, 'Harrisburg and the Susquehanna River' - PennLive.com The book was compiled by Eric V. Fasick and features 200 vintage photos from the archives of the Historical Society ...
Description of the Flag The flag of the Pennsylvania Germans, "Die Pennsylfaanisch Deitsch Faahne" created by "Die Grossdaadi Grundsow Lodge" (The Grandfather Groundhog Lodge) and co-sponsored by other affiliated Pennsylvania German ...
Fans of the Amish "bodice ripper" novels should like 'Love Finds You in Charm' starring Danielle Churchran as Emma Miller a beautiful, young Amish woman, who seemingly has it all. Looking ...
→ 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 ...
→ Philadelphia's beer trail bursts with brotherly love Find out more at PhillyBierfest.com.
→ 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 ...
→ 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 ...
→ 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 ...
→ 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 ...
→ This and That — The history of Santa Claus - Delphos Herald Belsnickel came from Pelz Nichol, stemming from St. Nicholas and the December 6th gift giving holiday. Kris Kringle ...
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→ Hershey Visitors Enjoy Four Park Harmony - abc27 WHTM abc27 WHTM
→ 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 ...
→ A Look Back in History: Colonial Trade with the Port of Philadelphia - Berks-Mont News
→ Off the Shelf: Herr Kessler’s Pa. Dutch Christmas book list - LancasterOnline.com.
→ 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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
"I'd like to accept this Chonny™ for Best Laid Pipe on behalf of plumbers everywhere, without whom the Brad Pitts and Gwyneth Paltrows of the world would be left wallow in ...
→ Easter Bunny, like the Belsnickle, owes American roots to the Pa. Dutch - LancasterOnline The tradition of the "Oschter Haws" - the Easter Bunny - began in Germany as early as the ...
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→ The Story Behind That Replica Statue Of Liberty In The Susquehanna River - Onward State
→ Before Thanksgiving there was Harvest Home - Reading Eagle De Ern Karrich was a tradition that focused on helping the needy in the community while giving thanks for the bounty of ...
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 ...
There’s a saying that everything but the squeal was used in the early days of pig butchering. And there is some truth to that, as frugal and careful butchers kept not ...
→ 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 ...
→ Local tradition sends pork and sauerkraut sales soaring - wfmz.com video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player
→ Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, has Blobfest, a three-day tribute to the 1958 monster movie "The Blob." - themorningcall.com
→ 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.
→ The Historian: Clover, Part I - Berks-Mont News → The Historian: Clover, Part II - Berks-Mont News
→ Group tries to preserve Pennsylvania Dutch historyon shoestring budget - mcall.com The Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society's current project is the preservation of the Schubert - Graber Log Cabin in Lehigh County's ...
The 2015 Renaissance Faire began its 13-week season under sunny skies at its Mount Hope estate. The Mount Hope site near Manheim, Pa. features over 90 shows daily on open-air stages ...
→ Haldeman: My love affair with the Amish » Opinion » The Huntsville Item, Huntsville, TX.
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 ...
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 ...
The Pennsylvania “Dutch” have long been known for their precocious application of preserving techniques, and a delicious offspring of that artistry reaches into the kitchen itself. Source: The culinary gift of ...
→ Crayola Experience in Easton: Attractions you shouldn't miss | lehighvalleylive.com
Catharine Eberth, who died at age 77 in 1903, was a well-known practitioner of powwowing. Source: History Book: Healing a family tradition, from mother to daughter | Reading Eagle - NEWS
→ 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 ...
→ 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 ...
View Northhampton County, Pa. Covered Bridge in a larger map
→ Indian motorcycle exhibit to open - Lebanon Daily News. The exhibit will run through Oct. 24. The museum is located just off Route 39, one mile west of Hersheypark Drive in ...
Pennsylvania Dutch Birch Beer, now owned by USA Beverage based out of Pennsauken, N.J., now a subdivision of Canada Dry, recognizes its ties to the Krims and acknowledges the continuing ...
ArtWalk, coming this weekend, is bigger than ever Exploring Lancaster's past at Rock Ford Plantation 'The stink bug whisperer': York County woman turns pests into art Lehigh Valley tourism: Who's visiting and what ...
→ Scottish fest taps into 18th century Lancaster County roots - LancasterOnline Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages six to 12. Check out the festival's Facebook page ...
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 ...
→ 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 ...
→ Pine Grove Furnace was once a Prisoner of War Interrogation Camp used during WWII - Cumberlink
→ PHOTOS 65th annual Kutztown Folk Festival Huge gallery of superb images from this year's festival by photographer Roxanne Richardson.
→ 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 ...
Ancient caverns, speakeasies, the underground railroad, ghosts, and beer. What's not to like about Mount Joy's Bube's (pronounced boobεhs) Brewery. They do ghost tours too. Interested in Lancaster County paranormal? You ...
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Making chocolate in Hershey in the early 20th century - FlipSidePA.com
On the weathered railway platform of this faded sugar town, retired mechanic Pedro Ramon Prieto Napoles, 74, awaited the "Hershey train" and waxed nostalgic about the years the mill was ...
→ Lower Nazareth Township woman's stuffed pig stomach on Cooking Channel - themorningcall.com When presented with the idea of eating a traditional Pennsylvania Dutch dish made with a stuffed pig's stomach ...
→ 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.
→ Roosevelt Tavern: A gourmet farm-to-table experience - FlipSidePA.com
The museum, which is at 427 North New St., will now be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays for free, officials from the Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites announced ...
After a two-and-a-half-year renovation to the historic former home of American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter John James Audubon, during which the house was closed to the public, it will reopen ...
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 ...
→ Dutchland Derby Rollers get down to business: Not far by car | PennLive.com This caught my eye: Some of the derby names play on real names; Mel becomes Mell Raiser. Some connect ...
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 ...
→ How Mahlon Haines grew his shoe business - LancasterOnline
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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 ...
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→ 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 ...
Source: PHOTOS: Kutztown Folk Festival 2015
→ Talking Christmas traditions with Don Yoder - Philly.com
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, ...
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 ...
The show focuses on the "best places to find various cuisines at food locations across America" with each episode featuring a certain type of restaurant. Source: Travel Channel visits Lancaster County ...
In this issue of Glencairn Museum News we explore our current exhibition (open through October 29, 2017), which features artifacts, documents and photographs illustrating a wide range of expression within ...
→ Ghost hunters will gather at haunted house in Bainbridge on Saturday - LancasterOnline
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: ...
It was a cool place to be a kid. It was by the river. It was dedicated to Native American culture, and river culture, and 10,000 years of the lower ...
After George Washington's army was defeated at the Battle of Brandywine on September 11, 1777, 500 of the wounded soldiers were sent to Lancaster County Pennsylvania to convalesce at the ...
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History-hungry crowd converges on Union Canal Tunnel Park for 25th annual Union Canal Days
The Pennsylvania Dutch calendar once held a prominent place in the home
Capital for a day during the Revolutionary War
Haunted Hugh Moore Park coming later this month
Eat With Your Ancestors at Renfrew Museum and Park
VIDEO | “The Heart of the Taufschein” on PCNTV
The Historian: Six Horse Bell Teams
The Historian: Himmelsbriefen were in most homes
Three upcoming Pennsylvania Dutch Fraktur related exhibits
Group looks to restore Schaefferstown’s Stiegel House
The rare feature of a ‘Schpriggel bar,’ still seen in a Maxatawny Township barn
Vintage photos from new book, ‘Harrisburg and the Susquehanna River’
Die Pennsylfaanisch Deitsch Faahne (The Pennsylvania Dutch Flag)
VIDEO | Love Finds You In Charm starring Danielle Churchran
Civil War Trust announces campaign to restore Robert E. Lee’s historic Gettysburg headquarters
Philadelphia’s beer trail bursts with brotherly love – Philly Bierfest 2014
Missing link in popular Northwest Lancaster County River Trail will open Saturday
The original “Faces of York County” by Lewis Miller
Free anniversary battlefield walks bring visitors closer to Gettysburg history
Bolton Mansion hosting fall festival Saturday in Bristol Township
The history of Santa Claus with reference to Belsnickel and Kris Kringle
PHOTOS | Devil’s Den – Gettysburg, PA
VIDEO | Hershey Visitors Enjoy Choc-a-Fellas Four Park Harmony
The home of Pennsylvania’s only U. S. president: Not far by car
A Look Back in History: Colonial Trade with the Port of Philadelphia
Off the Shelf, Herr Kessler’s Pa. Dutch Christmas book list
Pennsylvania Patchwork Pillowcases and Other Small Treasures Book Signing
PHOTOS | Barns & Farms of Lancaster County, PA
VIDEO | Pennsylvanisch Deitsch im Yaahr 2015 – A documentary
Barn Expo event in Lower Macungie sows knowledge
‘Witch’ murdered in Pennsylvania Dutch country over hex
VIDEO | Ask A PA Dutchman: Mani Cams
Easter Bunny, like the Belsnickel, owes American roots to the Pennsylvania Dutch
PHOTOS | Boiling Springs, PA
VIDEO | The Story Behind That Replica Statue Of Liberty In The Susquehanna River
Before Thanksgiving there was Harvest Home
The Old Order Mennonite Sect at Kutztown
Hog maw: Waste not, want not
Civil War predominates at Caring for Heritage in Columbia
VIDEO | Local tradition sends pork and sauerkraut sales soaring
15th Annual Phoenixville Blobfest is back where it all began
Hershey’s historic torchere lamp to be illuminated again
The Historian: Clover, Part I & II
VIDEO: What is a Belsnickel?
Hivel und Dahl tries to preserve Pennsylvania Dutch history on shoestring budget
Photos: The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire kicked off its 2015 season Saturday
Haldeman: My love affair with the Amish
VIDEO | Landis Valley Museum: America’s Heartland Series
PHOTOS | Shocks Mill Bridge – Lancaster County, PA
Gettysburg Artist-in-Residence brings Civil War to life through sculpture
The culinary gift of cooking Pennsylvania Deutch
VIDEO | Crayola Experience in Easton: Attractions you shouldn’t miss
Catharine Eberth: Healing a family tradition, from mother to daughter
Capsule review: The Dead Will Tell by Kate Burkholder
Pennsylvania State Police museum in Hershey to expand
Covered Bridges of Northampton County, PA Location Map
Vintage Indian motorcycle exhibit to open at Antique Automobile Club of America Museum
Krim Beverage — Lebanon’s soft drink giant
Local Links | April 29, 2015
Covenanter Scottish Festival taps into 18th century Lancaster County roots
VIDEO | Battle Of Gettysburg Documentary
VIDEO | Mysterious Journeys: The Ghosts of Gettysburg
VIDEO | Chatty Monks Brewing’s Pumpkin Beers
Antique Tractor Pull Saturday April 26, 2014 in Kinzers, PA
Photos from the 2014 Whoopie Pie Festival at the Hershey Farm Restaurant & Inn
Pine Grove Furnace was once a P.O.W. Interrogation Camp during WWII
PHOTOS: 65th annual Kutztown Folk Festival
VIDEO | Historic Millersburg Ferry Boat Operation Still Draws Riders
VIDEO | Haunted Lancaster, Bubes Brewery
Billmeyer Mansion, built in 1863 – York, PA
Making chocolate in Hershey in the early 20th century [VIDEO]
Traces of Hershey’s model town live on in Cuba
VIDEO | Lower Nazareth Township woman’s stuffed pig stomach on ‘My Grandmother’s Ravioli”
PHOTOS | 2015 Pennsylvania German Zammelaaf – Annville, PA
Lucky pork and sauerkraut recipes to make for New Year’s Day
Roosevelt Tavern: A gourmet farm-to-table experience
The Birth of Pennsylvania 1680 by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris
Looking for free family fun? Head to Bethlehem’s Kemerer Museum on Sundays
VIDEO| Origin of the “Belsnickel” In Under A Minute
John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove reopening April 7
5 things to see and do at Indian Steps Museum
Dutchland Derby Rollers get down to business
VIDEO | Joanna Furnace – Berks County, PA
A Look Back in History: Those other baked goods of the Dutch Country
How Mahlon Haines grew his shoe business
VIDEO | ‘Please Pass The Pig’s Stomach’ Episode of My Grandmother’s Ravioli
Commonweal Magazine – Opting Out: How the Amish Haved Survived in America by Donald Kraybill
PHOTOS | Architecture of York – York County, PA – Vol. I
Photos: Liberation of New Oxford transforms small Pennsylvania town into WWII war zone
PHOTOS: Kutztown Folk Festival 2015
Talking Christmas traditions with Don Yoder
Pennsylvania Dutch culture, language focus of 8-week course by Keith Brintzenhoff
PHOTOS | Antique Automobile Club of America Museum – Hershey
Travel Channel visits Lancaster County restaurant
“Powwowing in Pennsylvania: Healing Rituals of the Dutch Country”
Ghost hunters will gather at haunted Haldeman Mansion in Bainbridge on Saturday
A Snallygaster Summer
Remember the copperhead roundups at Indian Steps?
Washington sent Battle of Brandywine wounded to convalesce in Ephrata, PA
PHOTOS | Architecture of York – York County, PA – Vol. II