Friday, March 8, 2013

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Greetings From "The Penna. Dutch Country"
"The Old Covered Bridge"
View of Soudersburg Covered Bridge, located 1/4 mile off U.S. Route 30 on Ronks Road.  8 miles East of Lancaster, Pa.  View also shows Amish Family in Horse & Buggy, a common sight along the roads in this section of the country.

Rock Ford
Home of Revolutionary War General Edward Hand
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Built over 160 years ago, Rock Ford is a well-preserved example of refined country living during the United States' formative years.  Original 18th century woodwork, authentic paint colors, pre-1803 furnishings and costumed hostesses greet the 20th century visitor.
Open every day from 9 to 5.

The Amish Farm & House
U.S. Rt. 30 - Six Miles East of Lancaster, Penna.
"The Original Amish Farm Exhibit Since 1955"
Visit this authoritative replica of an "Old Order Amish" Farm.  Hostess lectures respectfully explain the Plain People's beliefs, customs and history.  Complete all-year farm operation with local crops, farm animals, water wheels, buggies, windmill, etc.
(An Excellent Field Trip for Educational & Social Groups.)

Penna. Farm Museum of Landis Valley
U.S. Route 222 - 2 Miles North of Lancaster, Pa.  Open to the public - Here-in on display are numerous Tools, Weapons, Utensils, Crafts, etc. which were used by the fore-fathers of this area in by-gone days.

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