Living History Reenacting

GPS setting:  172 Bethesda Church Road E, Holtwood, PA

 The GPS setting will take you to the Recreational Park located across the lake from our encampment site.  


   PLEASE follow the directions listed below

 From Rt. 272 (South of Lancaster PA) turn onto Rt. 372.  Follow Rt. 372 to Susqehannock Drive.  There is a Hardware store at the intersection.

If you are coming across the Bridge on Rt. 372 you will pass the entrance to the Recreational Park.  Turn Right onto Susquehannock Drive at the Hardware Store.

  Continue on Susquehannock Dr. and follow the signs to the gate in the fence where you will turn right.




• Lodging:  

        Days Inn - 30 Keller Avenue, Lancaster (approx. 18 miles to the site) 1-800-329-7466

        Super 8 - 2129 Lincoln Hwy. E., Lancaster (approx 20 miles to the site 717-393-8888

        Carriage House Motor Inn - Strasburg (approx 20 minutes to the site) 717-687-7651


•Directions to local businesses:

Directions to the following may be obtained when you register at the gate:

       • Bank of Lancaster County, Turkey Hill -ATM machine, Buck Beverage (they do not sell liquor), Doulin's garage,   True Value hardware store, liquor store.

        ♦ Musser's Grocery Store - 35 Friendly Drive,Quarryville       717-284-4147

    Laundry - if you are coming from South on Rt. 272, turn right onto Rt. 372E to Quarryville. From North turn left onto Rt. 372E to Quarryville, from Muddy Run, follow Rt. 372 to Quarryville.  Laundry is on the left side as you enter Quarryville. 

    Pharmacy -Rite Aide in Quarryville.   CVS in Willow Street-follow Rt. 272N. Store is in the small mall beside Darrencamp's grocery store.

    Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, Home Depot, and Lowe's - follow Rt. 372 to 74N, turn right. (There is a laundry mat on the left in Red Lion)  Follow Rt. 74N to Rt. 24N, turn right and follow to Rt. 462E, turn left onto Rt. 462E.   Approximately 22 miles from the site.

    Weis Market, K-Mart and  Payless - in Kendig Square on Rt. 222/272 in Willow Street.

• Restaurants:

    Papa Joe's Pizza - on Rt. 272 just past the Musser's store entrance.

    Burger King, McDonald's, Sal's Pizzeria, Taco Bell and George's Restaurant - all located in the area of Kendig Square in Willow Street (Rt. 222/272)


• Places to visit:

    Antique Village of Strasburg - Furniture, Primitives, 50's Memorabilia, Collectibles (717)  687-8802

    Strasburg Railroad - (717) 687-7522

    Hershey's Chocolate World -

    Amish Farm & House      Rt. 30, 6 miles E. of Lancaster    (717) 687-8511

    PA Farm Museum of Landis Valley - located 4.5 miles NE of Lancaster

    Hands-On-House Children's Museum of Lancaster - (717) 569-5437    

    Heritage Center Museum of Lancaster County - (717) 299-6440      

    North Museum of Natural History & Science - (717) 291-3941

    Rock Ford Plantation - (717) 392-7223

    Bird-In-Hand Farmer's Market -  open Wed. thru Sat. from 8:30am to 5:30pm                                     (717) 393-9674

    Green Dragon Farmer's Market - located in Ephrata    open Friday's only   

    James Buchanan's Birth place- Wheatland - (717) 392-8721

    Ephrata Cloister - (717) 733-6600

    Indian Steps museum - (717( 862-3948  (no admission fee)

    Hans Herr house - (717) 464-4438  Built in 1719 it is the oldest building in Lanc. Co. and the oldes remaining original site of Mennonite worship in North America. The stone house was built by Hans Herr. You will also find a reconstructed blacksmith shop, and an 18th century outdoor bake oven and smokehouse.

     Daniel Boone Homestead - Birdsboro  (610)  582-4900

     Valley Forge National Historic Park - (610) 783-1077

    Lancaster York Heritage Region


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