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May 16, 2013 - Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

We arrived at Pennsylvania Amish country on Thursday. The mill and covered bridge pictures were at our RV park, aptly called the Mill Bridge Campground. We ate at a smorgasbord (seemed like a buffet to us!) Called the Bird-in-Hand Restaurant in Bird-in-hand, Pennsylvania. It is co-owned by the Smuckers of jam and jelly fame. Their farm is just down the road, we were told, and they sometimes have big events with hayrides and smorgasbords. alas, not until summer. . .Good food at the restaurant though!

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Jul 4, 2010 - Amish Village

Today we toured an Amish Village which included a guided tour of the house, blacksmith shop, one-room school house, smokehouse, water wheel and farm animals. Total for all of us to get in was $20. The village was located on Rt 896 2 miles north of Strasburg. Our plan was to go to the fireworks in Lancaster, but we took a vote and the kids said they would rather not go. They wanted to stay at the camper and play the Wii, so that’s what we did. We did do sparklers at dark and watched the fireworks from the camper which turned out to be pretty...

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Jul 3, 2010 - Lancaster, PA

This morning we went to downtown Lancaster (Penn Square) where they have a Central Market every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. It is known as the country’s oldest in door Farmers Market and is housed in an 1889 building. At the market they had fresh produce, meats, baked goods, flowers and a lot more. We bought, apples, limes, green beans and we had fresh milk from the diary. Outside the market were vendors with one being a Magician. Autumn and Clay watched his act for more than ½ hour and both was called up to help in a magic act. They were...

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Jul 2, 2010 - Intercourse, PA

Our plan today was to go to Intercourse today to look around and that’s just what we did. We also took a road trip on HWY 340 W to 10 S and then back to the campground on HWY 30 E. Later we went to Bird-In-Hand, stopped at a garage sale and then to the Farmers Market where we tasted all kinds of Amish prepared food. Clay and Autumn both got bug catchers in Intercourse to catch lighting bugs in.

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Jul 1, 2010 - Ronks, PA

Today was our day of rest. We slept in and do nothing most of the day. We did go to Walmart and Bo had the battery on the truck tested again. It showed good. I bought groceries and got my hair cut. For supper we went to Jakey’s BBQ. It was OK, but probably would not go back again. When we got back to the campground the Amish were coming thru the park in their horse and buggy selling their baked goods. We bought oatmeal raisin cookies. Tomorrow we’re going to buy carrot cake. All their goodies are so good. It’s been cold here all day. It...

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Jun 29, 2010 - Travel Day

Traveling today to Ronks, PA., just outside of Lancaster, PA, we traveled at total of 63 miles. We are staying at Flory’s Cottages & Camping on site 25 at $41 per night for full hookup. The campground is situated with an Amish working farm on one side (you can smell that fresh farm odor) and you can see the Amish horse and buggy’s going past on the other side. Our camp site is backed up to the Amish farm. After sitting up camp we ate at Dienner’s Country Restaurant and had the buffet. It was very good with the lunch buffet costing $8.49 per...

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Jun 22, 2007 - Flory's Cottages & Campground - Ronks, Penn

Even with the late start, we arrived in Ronks early in the afternoon of June 21. This is the same Amish area we stayed in for two days earlier in the month. we will meet Trina's and Jenny and her husband Dick here next week. While setting up the rig, I prepared to put out the bedroom slide-out. There is a shelf next to it and to be sure nothing has fallen off the shelf that would get caught in the slide, we let it about half way out and then check the space on the floor next to it. As I checked, I saw something shiny on the floor next to...

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