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Dutch Wonderland

Author : Austen Dennison
ISBN : 9781439650950
Genre : History
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Dutch Wonderland's story began with Earl Clark, a local potato broker and hotel owner who saw the need for an attraction in the Lancaster area that would appeal to children. After almost nine months of construction, Clark officially opened Dutch Wonderland to the public on May 20, 1963. Like most parks, Dutch Wonderland started out small, but it soon became one of the biggest attractions in the area. Many groundbreaking changes were made to the park throughout its first years of operation, including the addition of a monorail, the International Botanical Gardens, and a wax museum based on the history of the Lancaster area. The 1990s saw the addition of two roller coasters: the Sky Princess and the Joust. For over 50 years, Dutch Wonderland has prided itself as one of the best family parks in the country. Dutch Wonderland will take readers down memory lane, telling the story of the park through images from its colorful history.
Category: History

Great Pennsylvania Amusement Parks Road Trip A Photographic Road Trip Highlighting Pennsylvania S Historic Amusement Parks

Author : David Witoslawski
ISBN : 0615937373
Genre : Amusement parks
File Size : 43.94 MB
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This book focuses on those great memories and experiences you can only get in an amusement park. Our attention will be on Pennsylvania parks and rides that have pleased riders for generations, along with covering some newer rides in those parks. Also included are some interesting state landmarks within a close vicinity of the covered amusement parks to give you a good blueprint for a getaway. Included are interviews with some very important people in the amusement park industry and many photos. Featured parks include Dorney Park, Hersheypark, Kennywood, Waldameer, Lakemont Park, Conneaut Lake Park and DelGrosso's.
Category: Amusement parks

The Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Author : Irwin Richman
ISBN : 0738524581
Genre : History
File Size : 45.41 MB
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Taking the name Pennsylvania Dutch from a corruption of their own word for themselves, "Deutsch," the first German settlers arrived in Pennsylvania in 1683. By the time of the American Revolution, their influence was such that Benjamin Franklin, among others, worried that German would become the commonwealth's official language. The continuing influence of the Church peoples-the Amish and Mennonites and others who constitute the still-vibrant Dutch culture-can be seen today in icons of Americana from apple pie to log cabins.
Category: History


Author : Steven Johnson
ISBN : 9780399184505
Genre : History
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“A house of wonders itself. . . . Wonderland inspires grins and well-what-d'ya-knows” —The New York Times Book Review From the New York Times–bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come From, a look at the world-changing innovations we made while keeping ourselves entertained. This lushly illustrated history of popular entertainment takes a long-zoom approach, contending that the pursuit of novelty and wonder is a powerful driver of world-shaping technological change. Steven Johnson argues that, throughout history, the cutting edge of innovation lies wherever people are working the hardest to keep themselves and others amused. Johnson’s storytelling is just as delightful as the inventions he describes, full of surprising stops along the journey from simple concepts to complex modern systems. He introduces us to the colorful innovators of leisure: the explorers, proprietors, showmen, and artists who changed the trajectory of history with their luxurious wares, exotic meals, taverns, gambling tables, and magic shows. In Wonderland, Johnson compellingly argues that observers of technological and social trends should be looking for clues in novel amusements. You’ll find the future wherever people are having the most fun.
Category: History

Pennsylvania German

Author : D. Miller
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 87.52 MB
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So you want to learn to speak Pennsylvania German, also known as Pennsylvania Dutch, Pennsylvania Deitsh, PA-German. This workbook is designed to help you achieve that goal. There are two spelling systems for the written form of Pennsylvania German. The spelling system used in "Vitt Du Deitsh Shvetza?" is the same as is used in "Di Heilich Shrift" the Pennsylvania German Bible and "Ich Kann PA Deitsh Shreiva" a Pennsylvania German writing workbook. This style was chosen because it is easier to learn if you know English. This book has been a group effort and it is our hope that you enjoy using it to learn Pennsylvania German.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Palazzo Inverso

Author : D.B. Johnson
ISBN : 9780547488257
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 89.72 MB
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Mauk, mischievous apprentice to the master architect, must not draw on the plans for the new Palazzo. But by turning the plans a bit each day, he finds a way to alter them, turning the master’s creation onto its head! Discover what mystery and excitement a small change of perspective has brought to the Palazzo. In this M.C. Escher-inspired masterpiece, D.B. Johnson pushes the picture book form to new extremes. With its continuous narrative and illustrations that can viewed upside down, readers can turn the book over on page thirty two and read all the way back to page one. Enter the Palazzo Inverso...and see if you can find your way out.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Sourcebook Of Contemporary Jewelry Design

Author : Macarena San Martin
ISBN : 0062105035
Genre : Art
File Size : 79.25 MB
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Featuring the world's most notable, modern-day jewelry designers, The Sourcebook of Contemporary Jewelry Design is filled with more than 1300 photographs and illustrations that showcase each artist's unique and diverse style. This large-scale, beautifully designed anthology offers readers an in-depth look at established and emerging international designers, providing stunning visual examples of their jewelry, along with detailed explanations that reveal the inspiration behind their work. From architectural rings and paper-made bracelets, to smart necklaces and transformable earrings, this book is a must have for anyone interested in jewelry and design.
Category: Art

First Dutch Reader For Beginners

Author : Aart Rembrandt
ISBN : PKEY:6610000027330
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 59.59 MB
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The book consists of Elementary and Pre-intermediate courses with parallel Dutch-English texts. The author maintains learners' motivation with funny stories about real life situations such as meeting people, studying, job searches, working etc. The ALARM method (Approved Learning Automatic Remembering Method) utilize natural human ability to remember words used in texts repeatedly and systematically. The author composed each sentence using only words explained in previous chapters. The second and the following chapters of the Elementary course have only about thirty new words each. The audio tracks are available inclusive on www.lppbooks.com/Dutch/FirstDutchReader/En/
Category: Foreign Language Study