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2869 Lincoln Hwy
Ronks, PA 17572
Phone: (717) 687-5226
Fax: (717) 687-5166
While welcome signs to a town generally inspire warmth, this one brings out the guffaws and giggles. The town itself was originally called Cross Keys, but changed to Intercourse in 1814, and has been infamous since. Add to this, the fact that it lies in the Amish country, and the name's unfortunate connotations become more profound. It's no surprise then, that the sign is allegedly the most stolen town sign in the country.
The origins of the Mascot Roller Mills date back to 1737. The flour mills are also called Ressler’s Mill after the Ressler family that managed them for many generations. A visit to these mills will give you an insight in to the history of the milling industry. Apart from the mills, visitors can also explore the on-site Ressler family home.
The Salisbury Township in the Lancaster County is bequeathed with the monumental home known as White Chimneys. The house has been built in various time spans and its oldest section was constructed in 1720. It is a magnificent depiction of the Federal style of architecture, and has been included in the National Register of Historic Places. This historical mansion is open to visitors and can also be hired for functions like weddings and so forth.
Historic Rock Ford Plantation is a historical palatial house located in West Lampeter in the city of Lancaster. Owned by the Hand family for generations, it has been a tourist attraction for years. The main architecture has more than 90 percent of its original set up in place. The Georgian-style brick-building which was constructed in the year 1794, has four stories with a large central hall and four rooms. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Rock Ford boasts of having long lengths of plantation surrounding this huge country- house. There are various group tours available for viewing the mansion.
The former tobacco warehouse, Edward McGovern Tobacco Warehouse is inclusive of the Lancaster Brewing Company restaurant. The ethnic restaurant provides delightful menu featuring tasty dishes and variety of beers. Placed in the National Register of Historic Places, it is also available for private events and functions. Check website for details.
The Woodward Hill Cemetery is a historic cemetery that was established way back in 1852. It is also known as the final resting place of President of the United States, James Buchanan. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, it is a fine example of the rural style cemetery that was prevalent in that era.
The Lancaster City Courthouse is a celebrated civic structure in Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. It boasts of an eminent history including the Continental Congress Meet and Pennsylvania General Assembly. The amendments to the Pennsylvania Constitution of 1970 commanded for a presiding judge who was a major decision maker in the proceedings of the Courthouse. The Law Library positioned across the third floor of the courthouse building offers an array of available documents and books for practicing attorneys. Likewise, it also provides for encyclopedias and law reviews that explain and elaborate on law. The knowledgeable staff also offers reference assistance to the public. With such varied features, this 18th-century Romanesque building is a historically-vital one in the state.
The William Montgomery House is a historic building constructed in 1803. Built with the Federal style of architecture it has been designed by noted architect Stephen Hills. The building was under renovation during 2012 and plans to open a meeting space were under the way. The facility is expected to open anytime in November 2013. The beautiful structure became a part of the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.
W. W. Griest Building or the Lancaster Federal Building was completely constructed in 1925. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.
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.
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.
Bitzer's Mill Covered Bridge is one of the oldest bridges in the county that is still in use. The bridge was built in 1846 and has a single span, wooden, double Burr arch trusses design with the addition of steel hanger rods. The inside of the bridge is unpainted and there is red paint on the outside. The approaches to the bridge are painted in white color. It was added to the National Register of Historic Place on December 11, 1980.