Enjoy your visit to Amish country, but be sure to follow the 'golden rule' and treat the Amish and their property the way that you would wish to be treated. This statement from a Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Visitor's Bureau brochure sums it up well: "While you talk and mingle with the Amish, please remember that they are not actors or spectacles, but ordinary people who choose a different way of life."


Whether you shop for local Amish-made goods and furniture, stay overnight at a quaint bed and breakfast tucked under an authentic Amish quilt, stop by local roadside stands set ...
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The Gladiolus flowers are in bloom.  This is the first time these beautiful flowers have been planted at the Inn. The bulbs were given to us, but with no particular information included.  So, early this spring the small bulbs were stuck in the ground &, as with all bulb-type plants, the waiting began.  At first the sword-like greens poked through the soil, slowly growing longer & longer.  Then, the erect spikes, now at least 3 ft. tall, began to reveal that the flowers were going to be red.

The brilliant red blooms that open ever-so-gradually along the sword-shaped ...
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By Leah Brown

By Leah Brown

The Rainbow of Hope Benefit Auction at Mt. Hope Auction hit record numbers Friday and Saturday, July 25-26.

With plenty of activities, food and items for sale and auction, it isn’t hard to see why the weekend was so successful.

The auction began Friday night with a volleyball tournament, auctioneers contest, a bungee apparatus, a carry-in buffet dinner and a bake sale, among other activities. 

For the auctioneering contest, locals tried their hand at raising the most money through auctioning everything from Swiss cheese and granola to children’s toys. “It ...
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