→ A wilting Pennsylvania Dutch tradition: ham and dandelion dinners - The Morning Call Best practice is to pick the greens before flowering for optimal flavor. Local Info: Ham & Dandelion Dinner, 4-7 p.m. ...
→ The Historian: Fraktur, the folk art of the Pa. Germans - berksmontnews.com Read this article for a concise introduction to the basics of Fraktur.
Source: PHOTOS: Kutztown Folk Festival 2015
→ 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 ...
“Highland House” overlooking Children’s Lake in Boiling Springs has played many roles in its 200-plus year history.It has been the estate of iron barons, a focal point of community life, ...
→ Celebrations set for Milton Hershey’s birthday - WPMT FOX43 Follow the link for two additional videos.
→ Fort Hunter Park to host annual Fort Hunter Day celebration of historical activities, entertainment - PennLive.com
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 ...
→ Bygone Days: ‘A People and a Land’: A preview of a series Attention local history buffs: Jeff Wood will be presenting a seven week series of presentations pertaining to the ...
→ Lenten tradition of fasnachts morphs - seattlepi.com.
Bring back coffee flavored coffee! You can find more Ask A PA Dutchman episodes and Pennsylfaanisch Deitsch language videos on Douglas Madenford's YouTube channel.
This is a great idea. My only suggestion would be to create a second batch of photos during the winter when the absence of leaves allows you to see much ...
→ 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 ...
→ Virginville historic farm offers tour of ‘good, bad & ugly of wetland plant life’
View Dauphin County, Pa. Covered Bridges in a larger map
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→ The Historian: The Real Story of Mountain Mary - Berks Mont News
The documentary 'Hex Hollow' is set to hit the big screen in York, Pa., next week. Its screening and subsequent distribution is sure to bring widespread attention to this case, ...
→ 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 ...
→ 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 ...
Lower Makefield Supervisors agree to create long-range preservation plan for sprawling Patterson Farm
→ Lower Makefield Board of Supervisors agree to come up with long-range preservation plan for sprawling Patterson Farm - BucksLocalNews.com Visit pattersonfarmpreservation.com for more information about the Patterson Farm in Bucks ...
→ 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 ...
The $14-million Laff Trakk is being called the first indoor, spinning, glow-in-the-dark coaster in the United States. Source: Here's a sneak peek of Laff Trakk, Hersheypark's newest roller coaster: video | ...
→ 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 ...
→ Camping blast from the past planned for Sept. 5-7 Carlisle Sports and Outdoor Show - PennLive.com
→ Learn more about the Historic Hellam Preserve All photos © visitpadutchcountry.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 ...
→ Old inn was showcase for German folk art - Reading Eagle
→ Vintage railroad again on track to bring prosperity to Pa. towns — NewsWorks Backers are hoping to have the full experience: The Colebrookedale Railroad Secret Valley Line in operation by ...
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 ...
→ Mount Gretna offers nature, art, fun and ice cream - LancasterOnline Very informative article about things to do and see in the Mt. Gretna area. Be sure to click over ...
Although known for the Battle of Gettysburg when it comes to American history, Adams County has a rich backstory when it comes to slavery and abolitionists. Source: Uncovering the Underground Railroad ...
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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 ...
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 ...
→ 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 ...
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→ Did forts once stand along the Blue Mountain in Berks County?
“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 ...
→ 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 ...
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 | ...
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→ Pennsylvania folkways: Prolific white cucumber makes a comeback - Reading Eagle Learn about the Landis White Cucumber, an heirloom variety recently unearthed from Dr. Weaver's Roughwood seed collection and now being grown in ...
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 ...
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 ...
→ Hamburg area calendar of events Feb. 11 edition Ice Harvesting Demo: At 2:30 p.m. on February 15,2015 The Dreibelbis Farm Historical Society will host a presentation of 18th century Pennsylvania German ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
→ 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
→Farm weekend 1820s Aug. 16 in Welsh Run - Chambersburg Public Opinion The Conococheague Institute will present an interactive look at Pennsylvania farm life in the 1820s on Aug. 16 and 17 ...
Prodigy pianist to perform Nov. 9 in Waynesboro - Herald Mail Media: Pennsylvania
→ "The Amish" on American Experience airs Tuesday, January 28th at 7 pm | KENW.
→ The Historian: Himmelsbriefen were in most homes - Berks Mont News
→ 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 ...
→ Religious groups call for an end to 'Amish Mafia' | PennLive.com
→ 'Be the Dinosaur' at Allentown's Da Vinci teaches kids about Cretaceous Period life - The Morning Call
All photos © visitpadutchcountry.com View Berks County, Pa. Covered Bridges in a larger map
→ Pipeline foes say project will disturb, desecrate Native American archaeological sites - LancasterOnline
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, ...
→ Solebury man to display Revolutionary War orderly book - Bucks County Courier Times Aldie mansion information here.
→ 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 ...
→ 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 ...
→ Gettysburg: Theme-park thrills or the power of history? - StamfordAdvocate
UPDATE: Mystery solved! → Who can solve the mystery of the underwater train cars in southern Lancaster County? - LancasterOnline
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 ...
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→ 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 ...
→ Auction of Civil War soldier's skull found at Gettysburg canceled | Fox News
Roadside America in Shartlesville, Pennsylvania, has been a popular stop along Interstate 78 for decades - taking tourists back in time to look at life over the past several hundred ...
The History of the Printings of the Martyr's Mirror - Book Review The Martyr's Mirror is a book you would find in most Amish and Mennonite households because it tells the ...
Keeping early American culture alive may be difficult in this age of computers and iPhones, but the Kutztown Folk Festival — widely recognized as one of the best folklife festivals ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
→ War paint: B.K. Lawes re-creates Gettysburg history - FlipSidePA.com You can see more of his work on bklawesart.com.
→ Gettysburg gears up for 151st anniversary event - York Dispatch 1000 participants will reenact five battles from the Gettysburg campaign on the Yingling farm on July 4,5 and 6. Go to gettysburgreenactment.com ...
Bethlehem history groups launch 'Steeples and Steel' tours | lehighvalleylive.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, ...
A wilting Pennsylvania Dutch tradition: ham and dandelion dinners
The Historian: Fraktur, the folk art of the Pennsylvania Dutch
VIDEO | Laff Trakk Virtual Ride: Get a look at the new Hersheypark coaster
PHOTOS: Kutztown Folk Festival 2015
Fight against Discover Channel’s exploitation of Lancaster Amish gains momentum
Highland House: Boiling Springs mansion played many roles
VIDEO | Celebrations set for Milton Hershey’s 157th birthday
Fort Hunter Park to host annual Fort Hunter Day celebration of historical activities, entertainment
PHOTOS | Antique Automobile Club of America Museum – Hershey
‘A People and a Land’: A preview of a lecture series on Cumberland County history
Lenten tradition of fasnachts morphs
VIDEO | Ask A PA Dutchman: Fancy Coffee
VIDEO | Susquehanna being digitally mapped by Terrain360
VIDEO | Route 30 Trailer
Scrapple Is One of the Crucial American Meats
Dreibelbis historic farm offers Wetlands Species Walk
Pennsylvania Dutch Traditional Recipes for Pies and Pastries
Covered Bridges of Dauphin County, PA Location Map
PHOTOS | Indian Steps Museum – Airville, PA
The Historian: The Real Story of Mountain Mary
VIDEO | ‘Hex Hollow’ documentary to hit screen in York, Pa.
York, PA Vintage Postcards
EVENT | Annual walk shares Hanover’s ghostly history
VIDEO | Conococheague Institute’s Colonial Fair and Muster better than pulling teeth
Lower Makefield Supervisors agree to create long-range preservation plan for sprawling Patterson Farm
The home of Pennsylvania’s only U. S. president: Not far by car
VIDEO | Here’s a sneak peek of Laff Trakk, Hersheypark’s newest roller coaster video
The original “Faces of York County” by Lewis Miller
Vintage campers planned for Sept. 5-7 Carlisle Sports and Outdoor Show
PHOTOS |Historic Hellam Preserve – York County, PA
Antique Tractor Pull Saturday April 26, 2014 in Kinzers, PA
John Hunter Inn was showcase for German folk art
Colebrookdale Vintage railroad again on track to bring prosperity to Pa. towns
PHOTOS | 2015 Pennsylvania German Zammelaaf – Annville, PA
Brick-end barns: A Cumberland Valley icon
Lebanon County’s Mount Gretna offers nature, art, fun and ice cream
VIDEO | Uncovering the Underground Railroad in Adams County with Author Cooper Wingert
VIDEO | Roundtop Mountain Adventures – York County, PA
PHOTOS | Architecture of York – York County, PA – Vol. II
Susquehannock Indian Antique Print
Move aside, ‘Amish Mafia’ — Amish horror movie ‘Infernal’ will be filmed this month in
Die Pennsylfaanisch Deitsch Faahne (The Pennsylvania Dutch Flag)
Amish Mennonite Genealogy Tree
Capsule review: The Dead Will Tell by Kate Burkholder
Vintage Postcards – Susquehanna River
VIDEO | The Amish Village Tour – Lancaster, PA
PHOTOS | Gettysburg Street View
Did forts once stand along the Blue Mountain in Berks County?
Cocalico Corner: ‘Dutch Treats: Heirloom Recipes from Farmhouse Kitchens by William Woys Weaver
14-mile Northwest Lancaster County River Trail nears finish line
Don Yoder, ‘dean’ of Pennsylvania Dutch studies, dies at age 93
VIDEO | Hersheypark – Comet Roller Coaster POV
VIDEO | Joanna Furnace – Berks County, PA
VIDEO | “Weird” Al Yankovic – Amish Paradise
Pennsylvania folkways: Prolific white cucumber makes a comeback
Corn mazes were born in Pennsylvania
Underground wonders of Pennsylvania Dutch Country
18th Century Pennsylvania Dutch Ice Harvesting Demo at the Dreibelbis Farm
Pennsylvania Amish Country Vintage Postcards
More “talkin’ Dutch” stories from readers
VIDEO | Dwight Schrute as Belsnickel in The Office
Looking for free family fun? Head to Bethlehem’s Kemerer Museum on Sundays
Pennsylvania’s real hex magic
VIDEO | Expressions of Common Hands: Folk Art of the PA Dutch
Mennonite culture can teach us how to live purposeful lives
Egg-xcellent learning: History of the egg hunt
The Conococheague Institute’s 2014 Farm Life 1820s Festival at Rock Hill Farm
VIDEO | Prodigy pianist Umi Garrett to perform Nov. 9 in Waynesboro
“The Amish” on American Experience airs Tuesday, January 28th at 7 pm
The Historian: Himmelsbriefen were in most homes
Discussion on play, Underground Railroad in York
Religious groups call for an end to ‘Amish Mafia’
‘Be the Dinosaur’ at Allentown’s Da Vinci teaches kids about Cretaceous Period life
PHOTOS | Dreibelbis Station Covered Bridge – Berks County, PA
Pipeline foes say project will disturb, desecrate Native American archaeological sites
Harris-Cameron Mansion Founder’s Day festival includes re-enactments, tours
Solebury man to display Revolutionary War orderly book at Aldie Mansion
Photos: Liberation of New Oxford transforms small Pennsylvania town into WWII war zone
Metal Casting Demonstrations and Plant Sale at Joanna Furnace on May 16, 2015
Gettysburg: Theme-park thrills or the power of history?
Who can solve the mystery of the underwater train cars in southern Lancaster County?
Dorney Park restores Thunderhawk, one of the nation’s oldest roller coasters
PHOTOS | Ephrata Cloister
VIDEO| Origin of the “Belsnickel” In Under A Minute
Civil War predominates at Caring for Heritage in Columbia
Auction of Civil War soldier’s skull found at Gettysburg canceled
‘Roadside America – The world’s greatest mini village’ is for sale for $2.3million
The History of the Printings of the Martyr’s Mirror – Book Review
Kutztown Folk Festival: reasons to attend one of country’s best folklike events
VIDEO | Love Finds You In Charm starring Danielle Churchran
Lisa Minardi curates new Winterthur exhibition ‘A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans and the Art of
My guilty pleasure: Gettysburg (1993)
Pennsylvania Dutch Folk Songs sung by George Britton
VIDEO | Amish: A Secret Life
War paint: B.K. Lawes re-creates Gettysburg history
Gettysburg gears up for 151st anniversary event
Bethlehem history groups launch ‘Steeples and Steel’ tours
Vintage Postcards – Berks County, PA
Birdsboro’s Daniel Boone Homestead Recreating 18th Century Christmas