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.
Lancaster County now has its own viewing of live eagle nest - LancasterOnline What a great idea, and a brilliant way to promote awareness of the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail.
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 ...
→ Two York County state parks get kudos in Smithsonian - The York Daily Record The parks were mentioned in the article "The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2014". Coming ...
→ Indoor trampoline park with Get Air Ninja Obstacle Course opens in Susquehanna Township - PennLive.com Get Air Harrisburg on Union Deposit Road in Susquehanna Twp. opened earlier today in the ...
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," ...
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 ...
→ Healthy eats stir Pottstown's food scene at iCreate Cafe - Reading Eagle
→ Carlisle Ford Nationals and Street Rod Nationals East coming to area | PennLive.com.
→ What is an authentic fasnacht and how many calories do they contain? - PennLive.com Here's a list of some locations where you can purchase fasnachts (fastnacht, fassenacht ). In one of ...
→ Jonathan Yeager, friends, will get the taps flowing at the Lancaster Craft Beerfest - LancasterOnline On Saturday, Sept. 6, the second annual beerfest will be held in the 100 block ...
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→ Susquehannocks – The vanquished tribe - Cecil Daily: Our Cecil. If you're interested in the history of one of the several Native American tribes that lived in what would become known as the Deitscherei ...
→ Mount Wolf woman's shoofly pie best in Pennsylvania with recipe - York Dispatch Beating out 31 other competitors, York County resident Bonnie Billet won the blue ribbon for best pie ...
→ 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 ...
→ New twist on general store retail concept coming to Royal Square -The York Daily Record Follow the link to see some pics of the new store.
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
Visitors coming to Pennsylvania from outside the state often associate Pennsylvania Dutch culture with the Amish of Lancaster County, sometimes even assuming that the group is representative of all Pennsylvania ...
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 ...
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 ...
→ 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 ...
→ 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 ...
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 ...
→ Christmas Candylane opens Friday for holiday season - LancasterOnline
#1 Rated Hampton Inn And Suites York South | Click here to check availability Free High Speed Internet (WiFi) Pool Free Parking Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Non-Smoking Hotel Wheelchair access Pool Fitness Center ...
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 ...
→ Renovations planned at Waynesboro Theatre - Chambersburg Public Opinion Always good to see people investing in small town down towns.
→ The Historian: Clover, Part I - Berks-Mont News → The Historian: Clover, Part II - Berks-Mont News
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 ...
→ Did forts once stand along the Blue Mountain in Berks County?
View Franklin County, Pa. Covered Bridges in a larger map
→ 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 ...
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All photos © visitpadutchcountry.com View Berks County, Pa. Covered Bridges in a larger map
→ 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 ...
→ Restaurant Week: Pretzel company all tied up in the very heart of York City - York Dispatch On facebook, official website.
→ Gettysburg park named top US landmark - Evening Sun The park was also ranked 9th overall in the world in the landmarks category. The results were based on an algorithm ...
→ 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 ...
Sell iss en Video iwwer der 76th Barricks Kaunty Versommling vun dem 5. Abrill, 2015 in Leesport, Pennsylvaania. This entire video is in Pennsylvania Dutch.
As we draw nearer to the celebration of Easter and the earth awakens from sleep, it is an important time for the people throughout the Dutch Country to hold in ...
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→ 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 ...
→ Coyote population rises in York County, but the 'ghosts of the woods' are mostly unseen - Evening Sun Coyotes seen today in the Deitscherei are hybrid descendants of animals that ...
→ Organic dairy in Paradise is a breed apart - LancasterOnline The 40 strong purebred Dutch Belted herd that produces the milk for Amish-owned Dutch Meadows Organic Dairy thrive on the 100% grass-based ...
→ 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 ...
→ A boater's guide to getting on the Susquehanna River in Lancaster County - LancasterOnline
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 ...
→ 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 ...
→ Photos: Columbia Kettle Works Craft Brewery - ydr.com
Utz first-ever summer bash attracts 1,000 guests - Evening Sun Free event for kids organized by the Utz company in order to give back to the community. Will return in 2015.
In 1683, William Penn reported to friends in England, “Here is plenty of cow cattle.” Cattle, together with all other farm livestock, were brought to the Delaware Valley from Europe ...
Update: You can find Glazin's official website here and their facebook page here. Or just look down ↓ 101 S Duke St, York, Pennsylvania 17401 Mon-Thu: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Fri-Sat: 7:00 am ...
→ Pipeline foes say project will disturb, desecrate Native American archaeological sites - LancasterOnline
→ New Susquehanna River trail center in Columbia hosts open house, wows visitors - Lancaster Online
→ Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia: Selling the cellblock | WEEKEND.
→ Strasburg offers three-course railroad dining experience for train buffs - Morning Call.
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, ...
Hessian Powder Magazine is all that remains of major Revolutionary War logistics base at Carlisle Barracks
Legend has it this structure was built by Hessian prisoners captured by George Washington during his famous raid on Trenton the day after Christmas in 1776. Source: Hessian building is all ...
→ 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 ...
→ 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 ...
→ Celebrations set for Milton Hershey’s birthday - WPMT FOX43 Follow the link for two additional videos.
Masthof Press & Bookstore Kutztown-area author Mary Laub recently released a picture book, “Uff der Bauerei” (On the Farm), written in Pennsylvania German, a.k.a. Pennsylvania Dutch. “My goal in writing this book ...
By 1890, usage of Pennsylvania Dutch, a primarily oral language with roots in 18th-century German immigration to North America, reached its zenith. Perhaps as many as 750,000 Americans and eastern ...
→ 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 ...
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 ...
→ Easton's Bacon Fest draws thousands for chocolate-dipped and other bacon treats - The Morning Call
→ The Historian: Butchering Day on the Farm - Berks Mont News Back when keeping pigs was common among farm and village dwellers alike, butchering day was an important event for the ...
“When Pennsylvania Germans were at their height, 80 to 90 percent of all Americans worked on farms,” Moyer said. “It was a very cohesive, very stable community. You didn’t move ...
→ Religious groups call for an end to 'Amish Mafia' | PennLive.com
→ PHOTOS: 151st Gettysburg Re-enactment - The Evening Sun Some great images by photographer Shane Dunlap from the 151st Battle of Gettysburg re-enactment that took place on Friday, July 4, 2014.
→ The Historian: Himmelsbriefen were in most homes - Berks Mont News
Every detail of the Eagles Nest – from the handpicked furniture to the untouched, original exposed beams, to the carefully prepared menu items – make this Springettsbury Township resident a ...
→ What are the most endangered historic buildings in Lancaster County? | PennLive.com. If I had the money to fund a restoration I would probably choose the Stehman-Rohrer House in Manor Township, ...
The AMA Pro Racing Hill Climb sponsored by White Rose Motorcycle Club in Codorus Township near Jefferson Sunday June 7, 2015. Full story: Riders and spectators gather at Jefferson for ...
After nearly a decade of work and substantial setbacks, an Underground Railroad museum in York City is poised to partially open in early 2016. Source: York City's Goodridge House poised to ...
→ Wooden dioramas showing Pa. German life displayed in Schaefferstown - Lebanon Daily News
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→ Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer - LancasterOnline Cushing, 22, died during Pickett's Charge.
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 ...
"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 ...
→ Crowd learns to make 'honey wine' during Burnside Plantation demo, tasting | lehighvalleylive.com
UPDATE: Mystery solved! → Who can solve the mystery of the underwater train cars in southern Lancaster County? - LancasterOnline
→ White Rose Thunder returning to York a week earlier - InsuranceNewsNet.com
→ Mexitaly Brewhouse experience in York includes PA-produced wines, ciders | PennLive.com I have eaten at Mexitaly more times than I can remember and absolutely love their food. The new location ...
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 ...
Pennsylvania Dutch Traditional Recipes for Pies and Pastries
View of the Susquehanna Above Columbia
Lancaster County now has its own viewing of live eagle nest
My guilty pleasure: Gettysburg (1993)
Two York County state parks get kudos in Smithsonian Magazine
Get Air indoor trampoline park with Ninja Obstacle Course opens in Harrisburg
VIDEO | This Is Hershey Park
The Historic Barns of Southeastern Pennsylvania by Gregory D. Huber
Take at trip through Lebanon County’s Union Canal Tunnel
Healthy eats stir Pottstown’s food scene at iCreate Cafe
Carlisle Ford Nationals and Street Rod Nationals East coming to area
What is an authentic fasnacht and how many calories do they contain?
VIDEO | Mysterious Journeys: The Ghosts of Gettysburg
Jonathan Yeager, friends, will get the taps flowing at the Lancaster Craft Beerfest
PHOTOS | Architecture of Columbia, PA
VIDEO | Peoples of the Susquehanna River – Trailer
Susquehannocks – The vanquished tribe
Mount Wolf woman’s shoofly pie best in Pennsylvania (with recipe)
Colebrookdale Vintage railroad again on track to bring prosperity to Pa. towns
New twist on general store retail concept coming to Royal Square with 56 Urban Provisions
Dorney Park historic photos
More Than Buggies & Hex Signs: Who Were The Schwenkfelders?
Three upcoming Pennsylvania Dutch Fraktur related exhibits
Krim Beverage — Lebanon’s soft drink giant
Photos from the 2014 Whoopie Pie Festival at the Hershey Farm Restaurant & Inn
Go back in time at upcoming Market Faire & Rendezvous at Jacobsburg
VIDEO | Amish: A Secret Life
Hersheypark’s Christmas Candylane opens Friday for holiday season
Hampton Inn And Suites York South| #1 Rated Hotel in York County, PA
PHOTOS | Strasburg Railroad
Renovations planned at Waynesboro Theatre
The Historian: Clover, Part I & II
A Look Back in History: When wheat was king in the Oley Valley
William Penn’s Treaty with the Indians by Benjamin West
Did forts once stand along the Blue Mountain in Berks County?
Covered Bridges of Franklin County, PA Location Map
Drawn with Spirit: Pennsylvania German Fraktur at The Philadelphia Museum of Art
PHOTOS | Barns & Farms of Dauphin County, PA
PHOTOS | Dreibelbis Station Covered Bridge – Berks County, PA
Palmyra group planning food truck, arts fest
VIDEO | The Amish Village Tour – Lancaster, PA
York, PA Vintage Postcards
Pretzel company all tied up in the very heart of York City
Gettysburg park named top US landmark
Series looks at ‘Anabaptist Faith’
VIDEO | 76th Berks County Versommling – 2015
Folk artist Peter V. Fritsch was a beloved portrayer of Pennsylvania Dutch culture
PHOTOS | Lake Tobias Wildlife Park – Halifax, PA
VIDEO | Historic Millersburg Ferry Boat Operation Still Draws Riders
Coyote population rises in York County, but the ‘ghosts of the woods’ are mostly unseen
Dutch Meadows Organic Dairy in Paradise PA is a breed apart
Berks County art collection fetches $4.3 million
A boater’s guide to getting on the Susquehanna River in Lancaster County
VIDEO | Expressions of Common Hands: Folk Art of the PA Dutch
A memorial to a black Civil War hero who died to save the Wrightsville bridge?
Photos: Columbia Kettle Works Craft Brewery
First-ever Utz Summer Bash attracts 1,000 guests
Early Cattle and ‘Watered Meadows’ of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Restaurant, doughnut shop, glassworks among new Royal Square neighborhood attractions in York
Pipeline foes say project will disturb, desecrate Native American archaeological sites
Map of the Historic Indian Paths of Pennsylvania
New Susquehanna River trail center in Columbia hosts open house
Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia: Selling the cellblock
Strasburg Railroad offers three-course railroad dining experience for train buffs
Pennsylvania Dutch Folk Songs sung by George Britton
Hessian Powder Magazine is all that remains of major Revolutionary War logistics base at Carlisle
Who’s exploiting the Amish: Lancaster businesses or a TV show?
18th Century Pennsylvania Dutch Ice Harvesting Demo at the Dreibelbis Farm
VIDEO | Live Like a Local : Crystal Cave – Berks County, PA
VIDEO | Celebrations set for Milton Hershey’s 157th birthday
Kutztown author Mary Laub writes picture book in Pennsylvania Dutch language
Book review: ‘Pennsylvania Dutch’
Pennsylvania folkways: Prolific white cucumber makes a comeback
The culinary gift of cooking Pennsylvania Deutch
Photos: Easton’s Bacon Fest draws thousands for chocolate-dipped and other bacon treats
The Historian: Butchering Day on the Farm
Keeping Pa. Dutch alive: Fate relies on new speakers
Religious groups call for an end to ‘Amish Mafia’
PHOTOS: 151st Gettysburg Re-enactment
Photo of the day for February 26, 2015
The Historian: Himmelsbriefen were in most homes
The Eagles Nest is best known for its crab cake, prime rib and cheesecake
VIDEO | “The Heart of the Taufschein” on PCNTV
Distelfink Parking Meter – York, PA
What are the most endangered historic buildings in Lancaster County, PA ?
William Penn in armor in 1666 at age 22
Photos: Motorcycle hill climb near Jefferson
VIDEO | York City’s Goodridge House poised to open in 2016 as Underground Railroad museum
Dioramas showing Pa. German life at Gemberling-Rex House
PHOTOS | Indian Steps Museum – Airville, PA
Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing
York County fraktur fetches nearly $10,000 at auction
See Lincoln’s last bowel movement at the Gettysburg Dime Museum
VIDEO | Kayaking the Susquehanna River with Shanks Mare
Crowd learns to make ‘honey wine’ during Burnside Plantation demo, tasting
Who can solve the mystery of the underwater train cars in southern Lancaster County?
White Rose Thunder returning to York a week earlier
Mexitaly Brewhouse experience in York includes PA-produced wines, ciders
VIDEO | Whitewater Kayaking in the Codorus & Conewago Creeks – York County PA
Christmastime in the Land of the Belsnickel by Matthew Burns