England? Scotland? Ireland? Nope. Bangor, Pennsylvania. This park, full of megaliths, is inspired by a tiny island off the West Coast of Scotland known as Iona, which for centuries has served as a source of spiritual guidance and awakening. William H. Cohea, Jr. was inspired by a dream while in Iona to build Columcille. Another … More Free Friday: Columcille Megalith Park
Stillwater Lake is a reservoir in Pennsylvania at an elevation of 1,811 feet. It is about 315 acres. It is currently home to Camp Minsi, a facility owned by the Boy Scouts of America’s Minsi Trails Council.
Valley Forge National Historical Park located in Montgomery and Chester Counties in Pennsylvania, USA preserves the site of the third encampment of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. It contains historical buildings, recreated encampment structures, memorials, museums, and recreation facilities. Valley Forge National Historical Park is a NO FEE park. … More Free Friday: Valley Forge National Historical Park
The ceiling of Yuengling Brewery in Pottsville, Pennsylvania is a grid-y artwork. Don’t you think so?
I love looking at stoneware souvenirs. They are mostly out of my budget for souvenirs, so I just take pictures of them. Here are three from the Yuengling gift shop in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.
Do you see an Indian’s head in the picture? If you look closely enough, you can see his eyes, nose, cheeks, and mouth. You won’t miss his flowing headdress, either! This rock formation can be viewed at Delaware Water Gap in Pennsylvania. The formation is part of Mount Tammany which is part of New Jersey. … More Snapshot Saturday: Indian Head in Mt. Tammany, NJ
The dream catcher is of Native American Indian origin. It is a handmade object made of natural materials hung over a bed to catch bad dreams and let good dreams pass through. The object is made of a hoop of red willow with a webbing. It is decorated with sacred items such as feathers … More Memento Monday: Dream Catcher
D.G. Yuengling and Son established in 1829, is America’s oldest operating brewery. It does not operate in the scale that popular breweries like Budweiser and Coors do. But it ties in sales with America’s largest American-owned brewery Sam Adams. Yuengling Traditional Lager is so popular in Pennsylvania, the Delaware Valley, and South Jersey that it can be … More Free Friday: America’s Oldest Brewery
Gettysburg Battlefield in Pennsylvania is one of my favorite places to visit. It is the site of the July 1-3, 1863 battle of the Civil War. The significant loss of lives here and the number of injured greatly impacted the nation. So much so, that President Abraham Lincoln came to Gettysburg to deliver his … More Free Friday: Gettysburg Battlefield, Pennsylvania USA
Andy Warhol was an American artist known as a leading figure in pop art. His painting of a can of Campbell Soup made him the talk of the town in 1964. He was a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When hubby and I visited the city in 2009, hubby insisted that we visit Warhol’s grave … More Throwback: Andy Warhol’s Grave