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Collection by Susan Collins

Susan Collins
The train track to the mystery world. With vibrant red leaves on the train track and with an old fashion night lamp in the centre of the photo. The fog at the back of the train tracks give a mystery feeling to it. The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Amazing Places, Beautiful Scenery, Train Tracks, Belle Photo, Pretty Pictures
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Amish - Not sure if this is PA or Ohio, but certainly a scene you would see on country roads in winter. Amish Country, Country Life, Amish Farm, Country Roads, Country Living, Snow Scenes, Winter Scenes, Black Butler, Amish Pie
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Sunday Morning - (Explored)

Snow and a drab mist accompany church goers. I dragged myself out of bed at o'dark hundred on a Sunday morning to make the journey here to capture two specific images. This is one of them.

The Philadelphia Story/karen cox.Statue of George Washington outside of Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Dave Hanvey Washington Dc, George Washington Statue, Wyoming, Hampshire, Independence Hall Philadelphia, Places To Travel, Places To See, Massachusetts, Statues
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Washington in Philadelphia

Statue of George Washington outside of Independence Hall

The Mason-Dixon Line (between Maryland and Pennsylvania) ~ When It Was Surveyed In it was used to settle disputes between the British Colonies Southern Pride, Southern Sayings, Southern Comfort, Simply Southern, Southern Belle, Thats The Way, That Way, Mason Dixon Line, Carroll County
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Mason-Dixon Line

Over the weekend I saw a documentary on the Amish community. It really delved into their society, morals and their way of life. The Amish s. Lancaster Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Dutch, Lancaster County, Lancaster Amish, Amish Pie, Amish Town, Amish Bread, Amish Village, Amische Quilts
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Part Two: Amish Buggies Have Every Right to the Road

If there's anything more annoying than being stuck behind a slow-moving granny during your morning commute, surely it's being stuck behind an Amish in a horse-drawn buggy. Why the heck should we have to share our roads with a Mennonite in a pony-and-cart thingamabob incapable of going 45 mph, much less the proper 65?

German Folk Art-color/design (love hearts, always have, my German heritage? Primitive Folk Art, Art Painting, Naive Art, Folk Design, Pennsylvania Dutch Art, Art, German Art, Folk, Pattern Art

Fraktur Art

I have been working on this little 8" x 11" painting over the holidays and finally finished it yesterday. Done in a style called Fraktur, it utilizes watercolor and ink on tea-stained watercolor paper. Often called Pennsylvania Dutch/German Folk Art it was popular in the 1800's as a decorative embellishment on marriage and birth certificates. I have also seen it on old wooden or metal storage boxes and furniture, but this little piece was taken from a piece of artwork I had saved from a…

Discover Lancaster is the official online travel resource for Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Experience authentic Lancaster County Amish attractions, shopping, dining, and lodging. You'll find all you need to know about Lancaster here. Lancaster County Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Amish Country, Hershey Pennsylvania, Ontario, Amish Family, Amish Culture, Amish Community, Covered Bridges
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Lancaster Pa....the sweetest Amish country city!

Liberty Bell in Independence Hall (Philadelphia, PA) Independence Hall, American Independence, Us History, American History, American War, Sea To Shining Sea, Park Service, God Bless America, Philadelphia
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The Liberty Bell - Independence National Historical Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Liberty Bell Center

The Pennsylvania State Postage Stamp Depicted above is the Pennsylvania state 34 cent stamp from the Greetings From America commemorative stamp series. The United States Postal Service released this stamp on April Us Regions, Pennsylvania History, Commemorative Stamps, History Timeline, Important Dates, Stamp Collecting, My Stamp, 34c, Postage Stamps
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Wellsboro, PA : Foggy Sunrise at the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon Keystone State, Roadside Attractions, Walk In The Woods, Live In The Now, Vacation Spots, Travel Usa, The Great Outdoors, Places To See, Grand Canyon

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Wellsboro, PA : Foggy Sunrise at the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon

Wet Bottom Shoofly Pie Recipe Shoo Fly Pie Recipe - An Amish Tradition Köstliche Desserts, Delicious Desserts, Dessert Recipes, Yummy Food, Holiday Desserts, Light Desserts, Pie Dessert, Holiday Recipes, Amish Recipes
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Shoofly Pie History

Part Pie - Part Coffee Cake - Absolutely Delicious! Visit the Lancaster area of Pennsylvania and indulge in a Pennsylvania Dutch original, the Shoofly Pie. Also know as Shoo-Fly Pie, and Shoo Fly Pie.Most of the area restaurants and bakeries sell this favorite pie. The pie is more like a coffee cake, with a gooey molasses bottom. Some cooks put chocolate icing on top for a chocolate shoofly pie. Some use spices - some do not. Today, the biggest debate being whether to use a flaky or a mealy…

March Americas worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit Two reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pa. today-in-history Susquehanna River, Hershey Park, Too Close For Comfort, Keystone State, Washington Dc Area, Nuclear Reactor, Today In History, Nuclear Power, Political Events
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How nuclear regulators became captive to industry

Can the Nuclear Regulatory Commission -- which even Barack Obama called "moribund" -- keep our power plants safe?

 Oldest surviving bridge over the Susquehanna. Opened by the People's Bridge Co. in "Old Shakey," one of the last remaining multi-span Phoenix truss bridges, was a toll bridge until Jamaica Island, Harrisburg Pennsylvania, Laurel Tree, Susquehanna River, Keystone State, Jamaica Travel, Natural Disasters, Bridge, Street

Walnut Street Bridge (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)

Walnut Street Bridge. Oldest surviving bridge over the Susquehanna. Opened by the People's Bridge Co. in 1890. "Old Shakey," one of the last remaining multi-span Phoenix truss bridges, was a toll bridge until 1957.

Christ Church, Philadelphia: Celebrating our history and growing into God's future Castles In America, Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Historic Philadelphia, Teaching American History, Church Of England, Benjamin Franklin, Historical Pictures, American Revolution, Christmas Store

Christ Church, Philadelphia: Celebrating our history and growing into God's future

Fredrica Harris Thompsett once wrote that knowing our history is how we get a running start on our future. So today take the ten minutes you'll need to set aside to watch this ... a truly inspiring look into the work and witness of Christ Church, Philadelphia. It's a great follow up to our discussions yesterday about the demise of the Episcopal Church being as greatly exaggerated in our time as Mark Twain's was in his. And it's a look into the history of The Episcopal Church that continues…

President James Buchanan's Wheatland Mansion, the Yuletide Tour is a must at Christmas time! Presidential History, Presidential Libraries, Lancaster Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, American Presidents, Us Presidents, Keystone State, Vacation Spots, Vacation Ideas
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LancasterHistory is a local-history museum with exhibitions, a Research Center, and tours of President James Buchanan's Wheatland.