NESCOPECK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The list of historical milestones that occurred during the existence of the Briggs Farm would fill several history books.
The St. Lawrence Power and Equipment Museum in Madrid, New York, offers a look at the rural life and technological developments of yesteryear. Read more
Ivan Hoyt has painted countless pieces of Pennsylvania Dutch folk art, and for more than 30 years, the Luzerne County resident has been a mainstay at the Kutztown Folk Festival. Read more
An apple butter party, or Lottwarrick Paerti in the Pennsylvania Dutch language, was once a fall celebration common in southeastern sections of Pennsylvania settled by German immigrants. It marked an autumn occasion when young and old gathered to make an apple harvest byproduct that lasted w… Read more
Heywood-Wakefield’s iconic Streamline Modern furniture was introduced at the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago some 85 years ago. The soft-curved, light-colored look ushered in an age of furniture called midcentury modern. The style is still in demand today, and pieces … Read more
Denette and William Groff are wholesalers of vintage “farm finds” and furniture. They know that well-used items — what may look to many like rubbish — can be a treasure, a collectible, or be repurposed and have a second or third life. Read more
Shawn Surmick of Boyertown, Pennsylvania, has been an avid collector and investor in antiques and collectibles for more than 30 years. He entered the industry at the young age of 12, and is now a published columnist for Antiques and Auction News, as well as a YouTube consultant in the antiqu… Read more