Warren County: Gem of the Alleghenies

“To the south … an expanse of arable land upon the gentle slope from the volley to the distant heights, dotted with green fields, waving grain, fruitful orchards and farm buildings with ever and anon an oasis of growing timber, remnants of the dense growth of stately pine and hemlock that formerly forested the region, present an alluring scene of beauty and grandeur, excelling...
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Old State Line

The modern-day map of Pennsylvania reveals an anomaly most puzzling – a triangular appendage of land extending to the City of Erie and providing the Commonwealth with access to Lake Erie. Early maps show that the original border of Pennsylvania ran south of its present boundary of Lake Erie. Originally, Pennsylvania was fundamentally rectangular, with an undulating eastern border defined...
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Bookshelf

Pennsylvania Wilds: Images from the Allegheny National Forest Photographs by Ed Bernik; story by Lisa Gensheimer Forest Press, 2006; 138 pages, cloth, $39.95 For those who treasure the beauty of the Key¬≠stone State’s unspoiled wilderness, Pennsylvania Wilds: Images from the Allegheny National Forest offers an armchair visit to the vast and glorious terrain of eight hundred square miles in...
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