The 1,168-acre Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center offers programs for pre-schoolers through college students. Center staff also provide community programs on many subjects like natural and cultural history and outdoor recreation. The 1,168-acre Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center offers programs for pre-schoolers through college students. Center staff …
Month: July 2020
The 3,452-acre Codorus State Park is in the rolling hills of southern York County. The 1,275-acre Lake Marburg has 26 miles of shoreline and is a reststop for migrating waterfowl and shorebirds. The lake is also popular with sailboaters and motorboaters. Anglers love the lake for warm water fishing and can also fish Codorus Creek for trout. Picnicking, swimming in the pool and camping are popular activities.
The swimming pool is quite large at almost a half acre, can accomodate up to 1,900 swimmers and gets to capacity near holidays and weekends. Plan accordingly.
Codorus state park is also known for its disc golf course – which was the venue for the 2005 state championships.
The Mishler Theatre is well known through Pennsylvania for not only being a beautiful building with first class live entertainment but also for it’s ghostly tales. There have been many testimonies of the hauntings at this historic theater yet none as credible as the testimony of a local 12 year old girl.
Congress established the excise tax in 1791 to help reduce the $54 million national debt. It became known as the “Whiskey Rebellion”. In 1794 thousands of farmers in western Pennsylvania took up arms in opposition to a federal law calling for an excise tax on distilled spirits.
The David Bradford House was built in 1788 and was home to the Whiskey Rebellion, the first domestic challenge to the new American government.
The David Bradford House is full of 18th Century History, Architecture, and Antiques. The kitchen, which was built outside in an attempt to prevent an uncontrolled fire, will allow you to see foods are being prepared and then make a stop at the Sign of the Seven Stars Tavern where the Rebellion began.
Join them for their Candlelight tours,their Haunted walks, or maybe their Whiskey Rebellion Dinner.
The Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its collection of works by three generations of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life and landscape painting. Previous displays include: Scribner’s Magazine: The Early Years in Illustration; Comic Catharsis: A Gift of Cartoons by …
Moraine State Park is an outstanding example of environmental engineering achievement, as it has been restored from prior coal mining and oil and gas drilling practices. Swimming is permitted at two sand beaches in the summer: Pleasant Valley Beach, and Lakeview Beach. Showers, changing facilities …
Thomas T. Taber was always interested in history. As a young boy he discovered the railroad while walking home from school and stopped to talk to the railway men. After that he never looked back.
With money invested in stocks as he worked through College, then the Army and later marriage and raising a family,Thomas started funding worthwhile projects. Helping the Muncy School district, planting 157 trees downtown over 2 years.
When he retired he continued talking to people and learning about history. Everything he did was strictly as a volunteer. He said you couldn’t pay him to do what he loved.
The Lycoming County Historical Society, founded in 1907, is a historical museum, preserving the cultural heritage of Northcentral Pennsylvania.They are one of the benefactors of Thomas T. Taber.
The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society chronicles the history of our region from American Indian occupation through 20th century industry and life. Among one of their many exhibits of course….. are 300 trains.
On May 31, 1889, a neglected dam and a phenomenal storm led to a catastrophe in which 2,209 people died. It’s a story of great tragedy, and of triumphant recovery. You’ll see exhibits, a 3-D multimedia presentation and an Academy Award-winning documentary. Tickets include admission …
The Boiling Springs Pool was built in 1927 and is the oldest pool in Cumberland County Pennsylvania. Four pools, three waterslides and a full service snack bar are ready to keep you entertained for the whole day.
There is plenty of grass areas, sun and shade, plus picnic tables for your group.
Don’t miss the special events and discount deals. Check out the website for up to the minute details!
Stretched across Lehigh County are a number of log cabins – still maintained by various organizations and private individuals. The Lehigh County Log Cabin Trail was created to help visitors tour the remaining structures in Lehigh County. The website provides more information, driving brochures and …