Just over 150 years ago, at the height of the US Civil War, Confederate General Robert E. Lee marched his troops into Pennsylvania. Most likely headed towards the capital of Harrisburg, the Confederate troops were met by Union forces in the small town of Gettysburg….
In the mid-19th century, Pennsylvania had a major problem. In the race to go west, they were being beaten by New York. With the new New York Central Railroad, it took only 16 hours to reach Chicago from NYC (It takes 19 hours for the…READ MORE
As I entered the grounds of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, I felt like I was instantly transported to some kind of alternate dimension. A place where it wasn’t odd to see 16th century noblemen interacting with bluejean-wearing women or Renaissance-era minstrels…READ MORE
Sitting on the outskirts of Altoona is the small town of Tipton, home to DelGrosso’s Amusement Park. Originally opened in 1907 as Bland’s Amusement Park, the park was renamed DelGrosso’s in 2000. The great thing about DelGrosso’s Amuseument Park is that there is no entry…READ MORE