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May 2, 2018

5 Reasons to Visit Meadowcroft This Season

Those long, warm summer days are fast approaching, and that means it’s time to start planning your summer adventures. If you’re searching for outdoor fun for the whole family, look no further than Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, in Avella, Washington County. Need some convincing? Check out our top five reasons to visit Meadowcroft this year.

April 25, 2018

Making Meadowcroft: Camp Meadowcroft

Creating a museum in rural Washington County that has lasted five decades took an enormous effort from Albert and Delvin Miller. Much of the legwork for such a task began with Camp Meadowcroft, which welcomed scouts and groups for overnight visits. The camp, which would eventually become the museum we know today, began as a parcel of coal stripped land.

August 4, 2017

American Culinary Tastes Over Time

It’s impossible to encapsulate all of America’s history in only a few prepared dishes. By examining changes in taste through recipes published in cookery books, however, we gain a sense of how American cuisine emerged and evolved from the 18th century to the present.