Why Big Box won't ever replace Shopping Local

Why Big Box won’t ever replace Shopping Local

It was a Sunday and I needed a special thank you gift for a friend. I drove to Honesdale to one of my favorite stores, Milkweed. Although most local shops are closed on Sundays, I instinctively knew Milkweed would be…

The ART FACTORY of White Mills

The ART FACTORY of White Mills

Looking for UNIQUE Holiday Gifts? Meet Jerry Davis, a retired electronic worker from New Jersey. Jerry bought the beautiful barn / studio building (it actually looks like an old grange building) located at 736 Texas Palmyra Highway (Route 6), in…

Dan Beard Cabin

Dan Beard Cabin

    Preserving History Daniel Carter “Uncle Dan” Beard was an American author, illustrator, youth leader and social reformer who founded the Sons of Daniel Boone in 1905 which later merged into the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) when founded…

DORFLINGER FACTORY

DORFLINGER FACTORY

Our Industrial Heritage On a rainy Thursday afternoon, I happened upon the recently opened Dorflinger Glass Factory Museum on Route 6 in White Mills – different from the Dorflinger -Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary – and had the privilege to meet James…

Meeting George Fluhr

Meeting George Fluhr

An update on the Round House… Back in May of 2013 I wrote an article about the Round House in Lackawaxen. It is a significant structure that lay in ruins in what appears to have been a village, a community,…

LENNI LENA’PE  ~ THE TRUE PEOPLE OF THE POCONOS

LENNI LENA’PE ~ THE TRUE PEOPLE OF THE POCONOS

Long before Europeans, the Lenni Lena’pe called this area home. These Native Americans were the first inhabitants of the Pocono Mountains, having settled in the area over 10,000 year ago. Lena’pe is pronounced “Leh-NAH-pay” and it means “the people.” Sometimes…

The Zane Grey's... an unusal love story

The Zane Grey’s… an unusal love story

The Zane Grey House, a National Park overlooking the Lackawaxen and Delaware Rivers in prominent view of the Roebling Bridge, is a must see in the area.  The boat launch directly in front of the home is ideal for eagle…