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Backroads & Byways of Pennsylvania: Drives, Day Trips & Weekend Excursions (Backroads & Byways)
With natives as your guides, this series leads you down the road less traveled. Pack a lunch and take off on any of these 17 drives into all corners of PA. Visit the beaches of Lake Erie or the banks of the Delaware, the Endless Mountains of the northern tier or the Amish farms of Lancaster County. Explore old mining villages, lumber towns, battlefields, college campuses, and so much more. Each trip covers history and trivia, recreation, ...
Pennsylvania Atlas and Gazetteer
Wouldn t it be nice to always have exactly the right kind of map, whatever your needs may be? You will, with the uniquely versatile DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteer Series. These topographic atlases cover individual states with the most comprehensive detail available, including back roads, backwater lakes and streams, boat ramps, forests, wetlands, trailheads, campgrounds, public lands, prime hunting and fishing spots, and countless landmarks and ...
Refugio Publishing, 2013
Pennsylvania is a short story, 16,500 words (about forty five pages,) and it is the first in the Pennsylvania series. Jedidiah Troyer is now a traveler. He has signed up for an emigration program that is colonizing the planet of New Pennsylvania. He just wants to start a farm and homestead on affordable land in a new Amish community. Space pioneering isn't as easy as it sounds when you're "plain." Things might work out for Jed... if he ...
Pennsylvania 4: Thou Shalt Not
Refugio Publishing, 2014
Pennsylvania 4 is a short story, ~20,000 words (about 103 print pages), and is the fourth book of five in the five-star-rated Pennsylvania series. Young Amishman Jedediah Troyer is the prize in a battle for control over New Pennsylvania. The whole new world is the battlefield as TRACE and the government (Transport) engage in a life and death struggle that could mean either freedom or tyranny for everyone on the planet. All the while Jed and the ...
PENNSYLVANIA What's So Great About State (Arcadia Kids)
Kate Boehm Jerome
Arcadia Kids is a new series of fun, colorful, easy-to-read books for children ages 7-11 featuring attention-grabbing cover art, inviting conversational style content, and vivid full-color images of landmarks and geography. Parents, grandparents, and savvy shoppers will appreciate the feel good factor of purchasing books that are both fun AND educational.DO YOU KNOW… WHY Pennsylvania is known as the birthplace of the nation? (Hint: It has to ...
Pennsylvania 2: Non-Electric Boogaloo
Refugio Publishing, 2013
Pennsylvania 2 is a short story, 17000 words (about 90 pages), and is the second in the five-star-rated Pennsylvania series. Jedediah Troyer and his new friend Dawn have arrived on New Pennsylvania - in the middle of a rebel uprising. TRACE, the resistance group that is rising up against Transport, has taken on the mission of getting Jed from the City to the Amish Zone. The completed Pennsylvania novel (Omnibus) will be available on April ...
Pennsylvania 5: The Peaceful Kind
Refugio Publishing, 2014
Pennsylvania 5 is a short story, ~20,000 words (about 70 pages), and is the fifth and final book in the five-star-rated Pennsylvania series. This is the exciting conclusion to this bestselling series. Everything I could say would be a spoiler. The complete Omnibus edition will be out in April or early May, so you might want to wait and get the whole series under one cover. But if you've been following along... cool stuff happens in this ...
Pennsylvania 3: All Quiet in the Amish Zone
Refugio Publishing, 2014
Pennsylvania 3 is a short story, ~20,000 words (about 87 print pages), and is the third book of five in the five-star-rated Pennsylvania series. Young Amishman Jedediah Troyer and his new friend Dawn are trying to make it to the Amish Zone on New Pennsylvania - but what will life be like when they get there? The battle between Transport and TRACE escalates, and the whole war moves into a new and frightening phase. The completed novel ...
Weird Pennsylvania: Your Travel Guide to Pennsylvania's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets
Praise for Weird Pennsylvania : Fun, amazing, and arrestingly illustrated.” Booklist a real fine read and can serve as a travel guide for a trek among the unusual, odd and scary parts of our weird” state.” Pennsylvania Magazine
Pennsylvania Ghost Towns: Uncovering the Hidden Past
Susan Hutchison Tassin
Cemeteries, abandoned buildings, and roads to nowhere are all that remain of several once-thriving towns in Pennsylvania. This guidebook profiles 46 locations that have been abandoned or left to ruin, and some that have seen new life as historic sites, with discussions on their history, daily life, fall, and current condition.
Moon Pennsylvania (Moon Handbooks)
Avalon Travel Publishing
Pennsylvania resident and voracious traveler Anna Dubrovsky covers the best of the Keystone State, including Philadelphia, Amish country, the Pocono Mountains, Hershey, and Presque Isle. She offers a variety of unique travel strategies—from kid-pleasing getaways to rail fan meccas—and details the most popular sights, including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Gettysburg National Military Park, and Fallingwater. Complete with expert tips ...
Pennsylvania Waterfalls: A Guide for Hikers and Photographers
Scott E. Brown
Beautiful color photos of waterfalls Directions to sites, distance, difficulty, elevation change, and highlights along the way Tips for photographers on composition, exposures, unique perspectives, and gear Beautiful waterfalls grace Pennsylvania's natural landscape. This full-color guide takes hikers to 66 of the most picturesque falls in the state, offering detailed descriptions of each hike, color maps, and features to look for on the trail. ...
Refugio Publishing, 2014
Young Amishman Jedidiah Troyer is now a traveler. He's signed up for an emigration program that is colonizing the planet of New Pennsylvania. He just wants to start a farm and homestead on affordable land in a new Amish community. Space pioneering isn't as easy as it sounds when you're "plain." Jedidiah and his new friend Dawn arrive on New Pennsylvania in the middle of a rebel uprising, and TRACE, the resistance group that is rising up against ...
Explorer's Guide Eastern Pennsylvania: Includes Philadelphia, Gettysburg, Amish Country & the Poconos (Second ...
From natural areas and historic areas in and around Philadelphia to the Amish markets of Lancaster Countyn, and much more, this guide offers great guidance for this fascinating region. From natural areas and historic areas in and around Philadelphia to the Amish markets of Lancaster County; from historic battlefields at Valley Forge and Gettysburg to the antiques shops of Bucks County and the leisure resorts and quiet nature trails of the ...
Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
Birds of Pennsylvania Field Guide, Second Edition
Learn about and identify birds using Stan Tekiela's state-by-state field guides. The full-page, color photos are incomparable and include insets of winter plumage, color morphs and more. Plus, with the easy-to-use format, you don't need to know a bird's name or classification in order to easily find it in the book. Using this field guide is a real pleasure. It's a great way for anyone to learn about the birds in your state.
Pennsylvania: A History of the Commonwealth
Penn State University Press
The Keystone State, so nicknamed because it was geographically situated in the middle of the thirteen original colonies and played a crucial role in the founding of the United States, has remained at the heart of American history. Created partly as a safe haven for people from all walks of life, Pennsylvania is today the home of diverse cultures, religions, ethnic groups, social classes, and occupations. Many ideas, institutions, and interests ...
Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Visitors to Pennsylvania find themselves immersed in history. Gettysburg National Military Park brings the Civil War to life while the Liberty Bell stands as a symbol of independence. Pennsylvania is also home to Carnegie Hall and the Franklin Institute Science Museum. Take a tour through the past and present in this full-color book.
K Is for Keystone: A Pennsylvania Alphabet (Discover America State by State)
Sleeping Bear Press
Frank Lloyd Wright's Falling Water, Gettysburg, Ben Franklin's inventions, the Liberty Bell -- there is so much to learn about Pennsylvania's history and geography. K is for Keystone is a wonderful introduction to many of Pennsylvania's unique features for readers young and old."E is for Easton A town where you can see, The birthplace of crayons and markers, In the Crayola© FACTORY." "The word Crayola© comes from the French word craie (chalk) ...
Rand Mcnally Easy To Read: Pennsylvania State Map
Rand McNally's Easy To Read State Folded Map is a must-have for anyone traveling in and around Pennsylvania, offering unbeatable accuracy and reliability at a great price. Our trusted cartography shows all Interstate, U.S., state, and county highways, along with clearly indicated parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, and streets. The easy-to-use legend and detailed index make for quick and easy location of destinations. You'll ...
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