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Lancaster County Heritage
Description: The heritage and customs of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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Clip #: TFA-27C
Length: 24:56
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
Subject: Agriculture
Original: 16mm
1950s, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Dutch Country, farms, farmland, plow, Amish people, Mennonites, horse drawn wagon, buggy, farmers, agriculture, farmers preparing for crop season, farmers steaming tobacco seed beds, cigar tobacco, farmers guiding horse and mule drawn agricultural equipment, tobacco beds being covered, gardens, brightly colored flowers, Amish / Mennonite women walking on road, Manheim, Zion Lutheran Church, Henry William Stiegel, Steigel glass, people shaking hands with priest before entering church, man cutting off rose from plant, Festival of the Red Rose, Steigel's descendant being paid rent of red rose in annual ceremony, car pov driving on rural highway, Pennsylvania Farm Museum of Landis Valley, annual craft day celebration at Landis Valley, steam tractor hauling children in wagon, crafts being demonstrated, lacemaking, lace-making, blacksmith, wood carving, doormats being made from corn husks, hand dipped candles the pioneer way, foot powered lathe being used to make rolling pins, women sewing quilts by hand, horse drawn Conestoga wagon, Landis Valley Museum, Lancaster Fencibles, civil war reenactment, horse drawn wagons and carriages, Amish buggy, farmland, Amish farmers and boys, mule drawn hay baler, car pov rural highway, covered bridges, car driving into covered bridge, horse-drawn carriage, Amish buggy, horse drawn wagons, golf, tennis, people lounging and walking near swimming pool, Lancaster rifles and pistols, bullet molds, powder horns, black powder and wooden powder kegs, brass patch boxes, Amish / Mennonite men clearing debris from burned down barn, barn raising, Amish buggies traveling on road and arriving at farm for barn raising, horse-drawn carriages, horse drawn wagons, Amish / Mennonite men using hammers and saws to build barn, men sitting and standing on barn roof as they construct it, completed barn, rural landscape, farmland, Strasburg Rail Road, railroad, people boarding Strasburg Rail Road, train conductor helping passengers board train and signaling to engineer, Strasburg train trip through countryside, conductor collecting tickets, engineer, coal being shoveled into engine's firebox, passengers waving from train, open air car, Willow Brook coach, passengers seated in scenic view car, Strasburg train arriving at station, autumn / fall, autumn foliage, pumpkin farm, pumpkin patch, pumpkins and gourds, tobacco farm, men cutting down and harvesting tobacco plants, tobacco stalks being speared onto lathes and transported to sheds for curing, farmers using tractor driven agricultural machinery to harvest corn field, donkey grazing in field, farmers using mule driven agricultural machinery and wagon to harvest field, Ephrata Cloister, Lancaster, historic buildings, tower, Wheatland, Old City Hall, tobacco farm, farmer stripping tobacco leaves from stalks and sorting for quality and size, farmer tying tobacco leaves in bundles and baling them, Historic Rock Ford Plantation, tour guides in period dress showing antiques to visitors and guiding them through house, General Edward Hand portrait, clock, dining room table set with Wedgwood Queensware, early 18th Century medicine chest, antique desk in General Hand's study, four poster bed, dresser, chair, guide pointing to silverware, choir with adult and child singers and musicians dressed in period clothing, Christmas lights and decorations

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