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The Ironworks Legacy: Pine Grove Furnace State Park

09/05/2016 - 11:19am

Located at the northern tip of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Pine Grove Furnace State Park is a natural and historical landmark built in 1764 by three men as an iron works facility crafting stoves and kettles. Eventually, they would supply the Revolutionary Army with munitions. The land was massive; it contained 17,000 acres that was eventually divi...

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Avenue of Artists: PA’s Route 6 Heritage

08/18/2016 - 9:25pm

The Route 6 Heritage Corridor is a 3,652 mile road from Cape Cod to Long Beach, California. In Pennsylvania, Route 6 stretches 427 miles and Galeton, a small town in Potter County, hosts the Pennsylvania Route 6 Tourist Association, a castle-like information center covered in ivy. Route 6 hosts the famous locations of the world’s first undergrou...

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Lake Erie: From Vine to Wine

07/14/2016 - 6:13pm

During the Ice Age, Canada’s soil was torn from its land by glaciers and deposited in the northern regions of the United States, leaving behind deep loamy soil, the Great Lakes, and fertile ridges. The Concord grape, native to America, found this land to be its Eden, and the Lake Erie Wine Country bloomed in the warm breezes off the water in the...

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Music at the Marina: The Musical Event on Wilhelm’s Waters

06/30/2016 - 9:42pm

The Maurice K. Goddard State Park, located in Mercer County PA, features Lake Wilhelm, a popular site for anglers, that constitutes over half of the park’s 2,856 acre area. The habitat Maurice K. Goddard State Park provides is composed of marsh, mature forest, and the fresh water lake, all of which promote an abundance of life....

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Wine Wonderland

06/21/2016 - 5:26pm

Home to over 200 wineries, Pennsylvania contributes $2 billion to the economy from its unique wine industry, nurtured by its climate and landscape that makes it a winemaking paradise. The green rolling hills, diverse soil, endless forests, hot summers, and cold winters mimic many of the European landscapes that started the industry. It was what...

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Fields of War: The Gettysburg Reenactment

06/16/2016 - 8:43pm

The green hills, farms, and forests of Pennsylvania turned red during the Civil War when the central region of the state became the main priority of the Confederate States of America with its ability, as a national crossroads, to control trade, travel, and power. Gettysburg alone conjoins ten roads, the reason why the Confederacy hoped to take t...

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Get Back to Nature in the Raystown Lake Region

06/07/2016 - 10:15am

The Raystown Lake Region of Pennsylvania has opportunities aplenty to breathe in the fresh air, walk through the forest or enjoy the unspoiled shoreline scenery of Raystown Lake. So bring your boots, kayak, mountain bike and fishing pole to really get the most out of your time in Huntingdon County. You will find many spots to relax and...

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What's Blooming in PA?

05/14/2016 - 4:27pm

The first signal of “Spring” is when we set our clocks ahead. The early weeks of Spring bring increasing daylight, warming temperatures and the rebirth of flora and fauna. New flower bushes and trees are blooming at Pennsylvania’s arboretums and botanical gardens.The best way to see what’s blooming in Pennsylvania is to plan a trip to one of the...

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Lancaster Mud Sales

03/26/2016 - 4:21pm

Mud Sales are spring auctions that bring communities and visitors together in the middle of the Amish countryside.  Hundreds gather both Amish and “English” (non-Amish), waiting for the first items to come up for bid. They start early, at 8:00 a.m. 

Mud Sales are named such because they are held in the fields that are often muddy from the...

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Tour De Tanks along the Mason Dixon Wine Trail

02/28/2016 - 2:03pm

Tickets are now on sale for three great weekends in March to taste wines being uncorked along the Mason Dixon Wine Trail. The annual Tour de Tanks event will be held March 5-6, 12-13 & 19-20, 2016. Be the first to taste this year's newest wines. Tickets...

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