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August 10, 2020

Vintage Base Ball Q&A with Adam Johnson

Each summer, Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village in scenic Avella, Pa., hosts an exciting afternoon of vintage “base ball” - originally written as two words - with talented teams from throughout the region. Adam Johnson and his wife Jenette play for the Somerset County-based Addison Mountain Stars, which were established in 1994. Get to know Adam and the sport of vintage base ball in the Q&A below!

May 25, 2020

The Wonders of Spring at Meadowcroft

Spring is a wonderful time to be at Meadowcroft. Perhaps not as visibly active as its animal counterpart, the plant kingdom is no less splendid. On a recent walk through the woods, I enjoyed seeing a variety of plants and spring ephemerals which add interest and color to the waking forest floor.

March 30, 2020

Women in Trade and Manufacturing

Explore the history of women in trades and manufacturing, in particular as blacksmiths, with this blog from Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village.