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The Academia Pomeroy Covered Bridge is one of the longest surviving covered bridges in the state. This 278-foot (85-meter) long wooden structure was built in 1902 by renowned bridge architect Theodore Burr. Its design is that of Burr's signature truss style. Administered by the Juniata County Historical Society, it features on the National Register of Historic Places.
Enjoy the sights and aromas of the Asher's Chocolates Factory where all sorts of delicious goodies are created.
The Embassy Theater is a historic structure that features the red brick building with a touch of Colonial Revival on the front portion, this rectangular structure is historic as the theater is not operating now but it stands still as an excellent surviving example of the architecture of the theaters.
A part of the Central Pennsylvania District Library Consortium, the Mifflin County Library is open 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Mondays, Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., until 4:00 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and on Sundays 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fishing, swimming, tent camping, hiking, cross country skiing, and picnicking are just some of the seasonal activities visitors enjoy at the 220-acre Reeds Gap State Park, located eight miles east of Reedsville.
The historic wooden covered bridge is a 113-foot (34-meter) long structure. Built in 1887 by Yohn and Ritter, it is an example of the Burr truss design stretches across the Big Buffalo Creek. In 1980, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Administered by the Perry county, it offers 34 camp grounds in the forest with some camping facilities.
The Adairs Covered Bridge is one of four bridges across the Sherman's Creek. Originally built in 1864 and later in 1919, this 150-foot (46-meter) long wooden bridge is built in the renowned Burr Truss style and features on the National Register of Historic Places.
Located in a 19th century stone and wood bank barn in the Kishacoquillas Valley of central Pennsylvania's "Seven Mountains," Brookmere Winery & Vineyard Inn's entire wine making process takes place on the property. The winery is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wine tours are available by appointment.
Eight miles north of Newville and nine miles south of Landisburg in Doubling Gap, Colonel Denning State Park features 273 acres of woodland and the three and a half-acre Doubling Gap Lake. Guests can enjoy such seasonal activities as swimming, hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, cross-country skiing, picnicking, and ice skating.
Operating since the early 1800's, the Millersburg Ferry connects the town of Millersburg with an adjacent landing in Perry County on Route 15, about two miles south of Liverpool. Depending on water conditions from May through October, the Millersburg Ferry can accommodate up to four vehicles and 50 passengers across the mile wide Susquehanna River.
The Bald Eagle State Forest covers 193,424 acres (78,275.9 h) and contains within it five other Pennsylvania State Forests as well as the Snyder-Middleswarth Natural Area. The forest began being formed in 1897 due to worries about the forest depletion happening in the area at the time. The forest has over 200 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding as well as picnic areas, campsites and boating and fishing facilities.
As the name suggests, the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art showcases different aspects of nature through the medium of art. Opened in 1993, it was named in the honor of renowned naturalist and artist, Ned Smith. Keeping in mind Ned Smith's dedication and love towards nature, this center with its tranquil and scenic surroundings is a perfect place to showcase his collection. The center features art galleries, an outdoor area, classrooms and a gift shop. Its art galleries display works of contemporary artists and photographers who focus on nature and a permanent exhibition comprising collection of Smith's work. Given the lovely combination of nature and creativity, the events held here are very interesting and include camping, theatrical shows, workshops, auctions and cultural festivals. For more details, check its website.