Located less than 20 minutes north of Muncy, Glacier Pools Preserve is a  A 270 acre island of mature woods, wildflower meadows, and vernal (glacial) pools. The area is open to the public for walking pets, hiking, photography, birdwatching, and other low-impact recreation. 

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Ringing Rocks Park is located on Ringing Rocks Road in Upper Black Eddy, Pa.http://www.visitbuckscounty.com/listing/ringing-rocks-park/453/

When I hear that the Pennsylvania Dutch custom of eating pork and sauerkraut stems from "pig always pushes forward for better food as the symbol of man's hope for a better life in the near year, instead of the meat of a fowl which scratches the earth backwards," I roll my 5th generation Penn…

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In November of 2018, a three-man band from York, Pa., with no recording label, no manager, and no radio support became famous almost overnight, for their cover of the song, "You're A Mean, One Mr. Grinch."

Most of us are aware that in 1942 the government seized the town of Alvira and surrounding towns, evicting the residents and bulldozing the farms to build The Pennsylvania Ordinance Works, a TNT manufacturing and storage facility for the war effort.  (You can read more about that here.)  

"We Three Kings," originally known as "The Kings Of Orient," was written by John Henry Hopkins for a Christmas pageant to be held in New York. He then took the carol home to Vermont with him that Christmas, where friends and family performed it in their annual dramatization of the Christmas …

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Thomas Edison strung a line of electric lights outside of his Menlo Park Labatory in New Jersey in 1880, delighting passengers on passing trains.  Two years later, the Christmas before Edison wired a building in Sunbury with the very first three-wire lighting system, Edison's partner, and fo…

"Get The Tree Day" is an official holiday at our house, and it's probably my absolute favorite holiday.  From the time the kids were little, they would each take turns sawing down the tree.  When Luke went off to the Air Force, the first year he missed out on Get the Tree Day - he skyped us …

Where and when to find some of our favorite Christmas events & activities, from drive through displays to Chriskindl Market & Candlelight Services in historic churches   

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Tradition tells us that the first Thanksgiving was a three-day celebration by the pilgrims after their first harvest in the new world, in 1621. This feast was attended by 90 Indians and 53 pilgrims. New England colonists regularly celebrated Thanksgivings, defined as days of prayer thanking …

Located near the intersection of 220 and 405, today stands the Angus Inn. But once this was a public park, created by a farmer on his own land, with a pavilion, cabins, an electric piano and a playground.  The nearby dam was a popular place for swimming in the summer and ice skating in the w…

In May of 1929, Earhart made an unplanned stop at the Amnity Airfield in Hughesville Pa. She rested at the home of Mrs. Haas and had lunch before continuing on to Cleveland to fly the inaugural mail route from Cleveland to Detroit.  Then in July  of 1929 she returned to the area for the gran…