The world famous Haines Shoe House be featured tonight on the BBC’s Channel 4 documentary ‘World’s Weirdest Homes’. The live feed will be blocked if you try to stream it from anywhere other than the U.K. Do a Google search to see if there are ways to bypass this block. I’d imagine the program will find it’s way onto YouTube after the live broadcast as well.
Gettysburg's Big Roundtop generated an early report of giant snakes, while Broad Top Mountain area in Fulton and Bedford counties is modern hotspot. Source: Giant snakes reported in Adams County and ...
June 6th marked the 3rd anniversary of the grand opening of The Turkey Hill Experience. What started out as the hulking ruins of the former Ashley & Bailey silk mill building has ...
→ 21 area wineries, meaderies, breweries to participate in Taste of Kutztown.
→ Palmyra group planning food truck, arts fest - Lebanon Daily News The Palmyra Area Business Association is planning a new event that will combine gourmet food on wheels and an ...
Photos: Food Truck Festival at Palmyra | Lebanon Daily News The Palmyra Area Business Association held the first Food Truck Festival on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Local vendors were on hand ...
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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 ...
→ Thistle Finch Distillery open for business in downtown Lancaster | PennLive.com
I came across this Belsnickel story on the Appalachian Lifestyles blog by Matthew Burns. He was gracious enough to grant me permission to repost it here. Enjoy. Christmastime in the Land ...
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 ...
→ Series looks at 'Anabaptist Faith' - LancasterOnline Details of Highland's Spring Senior Life Institute, open to the public, follow: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 3: "Introduction to Anabaptism," with Bach ...
Follow the link below for two more hot bacon dressing recipes as well as one for peanut roll eggs and peanut butter eggs. BACON DRESSING 1/4 lb. bacon 1 egg 7 Tbsps. sugar 1 Tbsp. ...
→ Navigating the inaugural Philly Wine Week. Here's a good roundup of the things to do during the very first Philly Wine Week which runs from 3/23 - 3/30. Check out the ...
In the enchanted village: Spending a week in the historic Pennsylvania Dutch wine country of Mount Gretna
I recently spent a week's vacation in the enchanted and historical village of Mount Gretna set in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country. In town there is a lovely shop called ...
→ Gettysburg National Military Park's boundary expanded by Congress - The Morning Call
→ 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 ...
→ Lehigh Valley fall festivals: a guide - The Morning Call Please note the Scarecrow Fest at The Easton Farmer's Market has been cancelled.
With funding secured, the eagles are ready to return for their second season of livestreaming on the Pennsylvania Game Commission's website. Workers installed cameras above the nest Monday, and the ...
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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 ...
→ Floor Plans: How much do you know about Berks' oldest house? | BERKSCOUNTRY
→ 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 ...
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 ...
→ Throwback Thursday: Remember Dutch Pantry Restaurants, the hex signs and apple fritters? | PennLive.com.
→ PHOTOS: South Mountain Fair - The Evening Sun
CHARLES the Second, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. To all whom these presents shall come, Greets. WHEREAS Our ...
I wasn't able to go last year's Foodstruck but this year is a go - rain or shine - and I'll be bringing my camera to document the event. It's ...
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 ...
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→ 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 ...
→ Philadelphia's beer trail bursts with brotherly love Find out more at PhillyBierfest.com.
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See Pennsylvania Dutch folk art and learn how the culture spread across the nation at Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum's new exhibit, "Pennsylvania Dutch Impact Across America." It debuts at 1 ...
→ 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 ...
→ Getting to know Lancaster's Amish: Not far by car - PennLive.com The V.I.P. tours run by The Amish Experience will give you a snapshot of life as lived by the Lancaster ...
→ Gettysburg Fest to feature hot-air balloon rides - Evening Sun. Learn more about Gettysburg Fest here.
UPDATE: Click the link to read my in depth review of The Turkey Hill Experience. → The Turkey Hill Experience | NBC 10 Philadelphia The link above leads to a very brief roundup of ...
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 ...
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 ...
→ Friends of Hopewell Furnace celebrate “Bill of Rights Day" - Berks Mont News The Friends of Hopewell Furnace invite the public to celebrate the 225th anniversary of the Bill of ...
Users of new section of Northern Extension of rail trail enjoy wildlife, Codorus Creek Bullseye! Bald eagle cam nailed by waste, Game Commission says Cox Brewing Company opens nano-brewery in Rheems The Franklin ...
→ Visitors to York County, Pa.: Don’t be like the British and let a town fool you - York Town Square
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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 ...
→ New way of seeing York, Pa: Rail trail opens up new vistas of city - The York Daily Record
Cheapism.com has named Laurel Lake in Pine Grove Furnace State Park the best lake in Pennsylvania. Source: Is this the best lake in Pennsylvania?
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 ...
→ 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 ...
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.
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 ...
→ Three new vineyards have vines in the ground in Berks | Reading Eagle Stony Run Valley Vineyards Folino Estate Vineyard & Winery Deerfoot Vineyards and Winery
Spoutwood Farm's three-day Fairie Festival, held every year around May Day and attended by over 15,000 visitors, celebrates the coming of spring and features a may pole, art, music, vendors ...
For anyone who has ever admired a barn on an old country lane, this is the story of that barn and many others in Southeastern Pennsylvania, or, specifically, "the hearth," ...
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 ...
→ Lebanon's Snitz Creek Brewery brews "bologna beer" - Lebanon Daily News Check out all of their brews here.
→ Susquehanna Riverlands plan aims to attract tourists - The York Daily Record It's good to know that Mark Platts et. al. understand just how much untapped potential exists in the ...
→ 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.
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: ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
→ Mount Hope Estate & Winery hosts Great Pennsylvania FlavorFest Memorial Day Weekend - LancasterOnline: Manheim Central
→ 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 ...
→ World renowned pastry chef calls Hotel Hershey home - Lebanon Daily News Palmyra native Cher Harris won the prestigious 2014 Ladies' World Pastry Championship in Italy after besting contestants from 10 ...
→ Gettysburg visit brings laughter, tears - standard.net Thoughtful piece on a September 11th trip to Gettysburg with a John Wilkes Booth joke thrown in to lighten the mood.
→ Kitchen Kettle village celebrates 60 years of hospitality - LancasterOnline Click map for large version
→ 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 ...
2 cups milk 1 yeast cake, dissolved in 1 cup warm water 1 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 or 7 cups flour 3 eggs, well beaten 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 cup melted butter Scald the milk and set ...
→ Moo-Duck Brewery to open by early fall in Elizabethtown - LancasterOnline But what does fresh, handcrafted, small batch beer have to do with competitive birdwatching?
Bald eagle nest cam update: Online view shows more, but Codorus State Park offers different perspective
→ Bald eagle nest cam update: Online view shows more, but Codorus State Park offers different perspective - PennLive.com Seeing the eagles hunt over the Codorus State Park's Lake Marburg and ...
→ Who's exploiting the Amish: Lancaster businesses or a TV show?: Nancy Eshelman | PennLive.com Oh my, Nancy throws down the gauntlet! Too bad her thinking is sloppy. She equates local businesses ...
→ Dutch Springs: Lehigh Valley Visions - YouTube
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→ Wine Spectator Magazine lauds Lehigh Valley, Hunterdon County restaurants in international wine awards - lehighvalleylive.com
The intent is to restore the Wheatfield Township bridge to its pre-fire state, she said. The structure was built in 1889. Before the November 2014 fire, it was the longest ...
→ About 400 celebrate their Pennsylvania Dutch roots at annual Berks County event | Reading Eagle
→ Pipeline foes say project will disturb, desecrate Native American archaeological sites - LancasterOnline
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 U.S. Army Heritage Trail in Carlisle is a free, outside attraction. It's a great place to take children, with many structures and objects to explore and plenty of open space along ...
Featured Image by Steve Clancy
→ The Historian: Six Horse Bell Team - Berks Mont News
There's one ingredient that distinguishes Roburrito's from other burrito shops (ie: Neato Burrito and Chipotle); potatoes. Source: Roburrito's young hip crowd offers a cool vibe in York and Lancaster: review | ...
→ 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 ...
→ 8 of the most unusual houses in the United States - WTVR.com Hellam's Haines Shoe House captured the number three slot on this list of unusual houses in the U.S. Click ...
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 ...
→ Don't pull the plug on the Civil War Museum just yet: Matt Zencey | PennLive.com For the $15 million they spent on this museum they could have rebuilt the Columbia-Wrightsville ...
→ Rare Opportunity to See American Longrifles at the Reading Public Museum - bctv.org From readingpublicmuseum.org Don't miss this rare opportunity to see a remarkable assemblage of more than fifty guns from indisputably ...
"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 ...
→ Sustainable, organic farming grows out of niche market - LancasterOnline
→ York Harley-Davidson to host Bike Night, factory open house - PennLive.com
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 ...
Giant snakes reported in Adams County and nearby: Monsters of Pennsylvania
REVIEW | The Turkey Hill Experience – Columbia, PA
21 area wineries, meaderies, breweries to participate in Taste of Kutztown
Palmyra group planning food truck, arts fest
Local Links | May 8, 2015
PHOTOS | Pennsylvania Dutch Gift Haus – Shartlesville, PA
Ox tongue cookies: The story behind these Pennsylvania Dutch holiday treats
Thistle Finch Distillery open for business in downtown Lancaster
Christmastime in the Land of the Belsnickel by Matthew Burns
Local Links | April 29, 2015
Series looks at ‘Anabaptist Faith’
Hot Bacon Dressing Recipe and More…
Pennsylvania Amish Country Vintage Postcards
Navigating the inaugural Philly Wine Week
In the enchanted village: Spending a week in the historic Pennsylvania Dutch wine country of
Gettysburg National Military Park’s boundary expanded by Congress
Dutch Wonderland Vintage Postcards
Lebanon County’s Mount Gretna offers nature, art, fun and ice cream
Lehigh Valley fall festivals guide
Hanover eagle cam ready for second season
PHOTOS | Architecture of York – York County, PA – Vol. II
PHOTOS | Landis House – Susquehannock State Park
Mouns Jones House: How much do you know about Berks’ oldest house?
With new owners, Haines Shoe House becomes bakery & treat shop
York County Heritage Trust nears decision on possibility of downtown ‘history campus’
Throwback Thursday: Remember Dutch Pantry Restaurants, the hex signs and apple fritters?
PHOTOS: South Mountain Fair
Charter for the Province of Pennsylvania – 1681
Foodstruck is today in downtown York 5-9 pm !
PHOTOS | White Cliffs of Conoy – Lancaster County, PA
PHOTOS | 2014 Bridge Bust – Columbia-Wrightsville , PA
Pennsylvania Dutch star barns glitter in winter
Philadelphia’s beer trail bursts with brotherly love – Philly Bierfest 2014
PHOTOS | Shady Maple Gift Shop – East Earl, PA
Celebrate Pennsylvania Dutch impact across country at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum
Belsnickle Santa of yesteryear was not so jolly
Review: V.I.P. Tour by The Amish Experience
Gettysburg Fest to feature hot-air balloon rides
The Turkey Hill Experience + Chickies Rock County Park
Amish Mennonite Genealogy Tree
VIDEO | Uncovering the Underground Railroad in Adams County with Author Cooper Wingert
Brick-end barns: A Cumberland Valley icon
Friends of Hopewell Furnace celebrate “Bill of Rights Day”
Local Links | April 30, 2015
Visitors to York County, Pa.: Don’t be like the British and let a town fool
PHOTOS | Architecture of Lancaster – Lancaster County, PA – Vol. I
Dorney Park restores Thunderhawk, one of the nation’s oldest roller coasters
New way of seeing York, Pa: Heritage Rail trail northern extension opens up new vistas
Laurel Lake named best lake in Pennsylvania
Die Pennsylfaanisch Deitsch Faahne (The Pennsylvania Dutch Flag)
Pennsylvania Dutch goes gourmet with classy makeovers by high-end chefs
VIDEO | Ask A PA Dutchman: The Belsnickel
Three upcoming Pennsylvania Dutch Fraktur related exhibits
Three new vineyards have vines in the ground in Berks County
Photos: Spoutwood Farm’s 24th annual Fairie Festival
The Historic Barns of Southeastern Pennsylvania by Gregory D. Huber
VIDEO | Expressions of Common Hands: Folk Art of the PA Dutch
Lebanon’s Snitz Creek Brewery brews “bologna beer”
Susquehanna Riverlands plan aims to attract tourists
VIDEO | Goschenhoppen Museum Tour
View of the Susquehanna Above Columbia
Thousands attend Pumpkin Festival at Renfrew Park
The Butcher, Baker, and Candlestick Maker: Our Kutztown Folk Festival Craftsman
Krim Beverage — Lebanon’s soft drink giant
Pennsylvania Dutch culture, language focus of 8-week course by Keith Brintzenhoff
The History of the Printings of the Martyr’s Mirror – Book Review
Mount Hope Estate & Winery hosts Great Pennsylvania FlavorFest Memorial Day Weekend
Civil War Trust announces campaign to restore Robert E. Lee’s historic Gettysburg headquarters
World renowned pastry chef Cher Harris calls Hotel Hershey home
Gettysburg visit brings laughter, tears
Kitchen Kettle village celebrates 60 years of hospitality
VIDEO | Kayaking the Susquehanna River with Shanks Mare
The history of Santa Claus with reference to Belsnickel and Kris Kringle
Moo-Duck Craft Brewery to open by early fall in Elizabethtown
Bald eagle nest cam update: Online view shows more, but Codorus State Park offers different
Who’s exploiting the Amish: Lancaster businesses or a TV show?
VIDEO | Dutch Springs: Lehigh Valley Visions
PHOTOS | Lititz, PA
Wine Spectator Magazine lauds Lehigh Valley restaurants in international wine awards
Historic 1879 Bird’s Eye View Map of York, PA
Up from the ashes: Plans proceed to rebuild Dellville Covered Bridge
About 400 celebrate their Pennsylvania Dutch roots at annual Berks County Fersommling
Pipeline foes say project will disturb, desecrate Native American archaeological sites
Pennsylvania Dutch Country Historical Attractions
The Birth of Pennsylvania 1680 by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris
REVIEW & PHOTOS | U.S. Army Heritage Trail – Carlisle, PA
Hersheypark – SooperDooperLooper Roller Coaster POV
The Historian: Six Horse Bell Teams
Roburrito’s young hip crowd offers a cool vibe in York and Lancaster
Photos: Tucker Exhibit at Antique Automobile Club of America Museum
Hellam Shoe House is one of the 8 most unusual houses in the United States
Ghost Soldiers of Gettysburg: Searching for Spirits on America’s Most Famous Battlefield
Don’t pull the plug on Harrisburg’s National Civil War Museum just yet
Rare Opportunity to See American Longrifles at the Reading Public Museum
See Lincoln’s last bowel movement at the Gettysburg Dime Museum
Wyebrook Farm – Sustainable, organic farming grows out of niche market
York Harley-Davidson to host Bike Night, factory open house
MAP | Susquehanna Riverlands
“Powwowing in Pennsylvania: Healing Rituals of the Dutch Country”