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Forry's Mill Covered Bridge is one of the many bridges that are a part of the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. This bridge stretches across the Chiques Creek and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. Built way back in 1869, the domineering bridge still going strong and is in working condition.
Amish & Pennsylvania Dutch Country is a region of southeastern Pennsylvania that is well-known for being home to a large number of Pennsylvania Dutch and Amish residents. The area includes close to 20 different counties, most notably Lancaster County. The area is most famous for its Pennsylvania Dutch and Amish cultures, with their own languages, schools and a modest, traditional way of life which is famous for shunning modernity and technology. Driving through the area, it is not at all uncommon to see horse-drawn buggies carrying Amish families around.
A bridge owned and preserved by the Lancaster County, the Landis Mill Covered Bridge is a sheltered wooden bridge comprising of double pyramidal-shaped burr-type wooden trusses. It is a single cover that spans across the Little Conestoga Creek in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It was constructed in 1953 and provides an array of services. It stretches at 53 feet (16.2 meters) long and is touted to be the shortest span bridge in the county. Built at a mere cost of USD969, it stands stern despite the varied developments in the surrounding environment, thus increasing its significance.
Laser tag, laser shows, and a state-of-the-art arcade can be enjoyed at Laserdome.
The Wheatland or the James Buchanan House is a historic home that dates back to 1828. This landmark structure was once the abode of James Buchanan, the President of the United States. A part of the Northeast Lancaster Township Historic District, it was included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Known as an engineering landmark, the Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge is 7374 feet (2247 meters) long. Comprising of 28 arches, 185 feet (56 meters) long each, the bridge is used to carry traffic across the Susquehanna River. It is one of the longest concrete arch bridges in the world.
Old Main, Goethean Hall and Diagnothian Hall together form the main buildings of Franklin & Marshall College. One of the oldest institutions for higher education in the United States, the buildings were designed in distinct Gothic Revival style. Built in between 1854 and 1857, by Dixon, Balburnie and Dixon, the buildings are of great importance since they not only represent the progress of education in the country but also highlight the evolving style of American architecture.
The Lancaster Square has many point of interests to boasts of. From a pavilion to a garden to an entertainment center and even a museum, the square signifies the beauty of the city. The area is filled with activities throughout the year, in keeping with changing times and tastes. Get to the place to experience the beauty of the city.
This award-winning community library is dedicated to maintaining and improving public resources, programs, and services which reflect the informational, educational, and recreational needs of those living in Lancaster County.
"An intact, historic 19th century brewery and museum complex," Bube's Brewery offers fine dining at the Catacombs, Alois, Bottling Works and the Biergarten, live events, an art gallery and a store.
Moon Dancer Vineyards & Winery produces premium European-style dry wines and select Pennsylvania sweet wines over 17 feet below ground. Wine tastings, tours of the cellars, and live weekend music is available year-round.
This three square-mile (7.7 square-kilometer) historic district spreads across Lancaster and Manheim Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It is a national historic district comprising of about 13,459 buildings and several contributing sites and structures. Most of the buildings were constructed from 1760 to 1950. Some of the landmarks integrated in this district are the City Hall, Lancaster County Prison, Shaub Shoe Store, Watt and Shand, and St. Mary’s Catholic Church.