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David Evans Strickler, of Tassel Pharmacy, invented sundaes at the pharmacy’s soda fountain. News of his banana-based sundae created in 1904 spread quickly and the recipe was published in 1907. He later purchased the pharmacy and named it after himself. In Wilmington, Ohio, a restaurant owner started making the treat in 1907. The town even…

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Laurel Highlands Monthly Highlights - August

Posted on August 2, 2016 11:00 AM by Laurel Highlands

CHECK OUT WHAT WE’RE LOVING THIS MONTH! Discover great ideas for your next trip to the Laurel Highlands! Step into history, find a place for family fun, and shop for fresh local produce. Things to Do Bushy Run Battlefield Watch as reenactors bring history to life at the 253rd Anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run on August 6-7. Learn about…

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Steelers Training Camp Kicks Off!

Posted on July 28, 2016 10:00 AM by Laurel Highlands

It’s that time of year again! The Steelers are headed to the Laurel Highlands for training camp at Saint Vincent College ! Beginning their 51st year of training camp at Saint Vincent College, the Steelers arrive today! The first open practice of the season is tomorrow night, and you don’t want to miss it. Since 1966, Steelers Nation…

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CHECK OUT WHAT WE’RE LOVING THIS MONTH! Discover the perfect summer outing to enjoy the season or beat the heat. Grab a scoop of some of the best ice cream around. Find inspiration for your next trip to the Laurel Highlands. Hear some joyful noise at summer concerts and live music events at a local winery, brewery, restaurant, or indoor and…

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Find a deal on your adventure in Ohiopyle State Park . Conquer the whitewater with experienced guides and discounted rafting rates. Pedal the Great Allegheny Passage with a reduced rental price, and refuel with a delicious meal. Adventures are always a little sweeter when you save big! Take advantage of 10% off whitewater rafting with Whitewater…

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Whether you’re into tractors, ATVs, motorcycles, classic cars, or car races, you’ll find plenty of ways to get out enjoy the history and muscle behind these machines in the Laurel Highlands. Bring your own classic or marvel at the wide selection of antique cars at these great car shows. Have a blast with the family at the raceway. If…

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Off the Vines and Hops Crawl Sip unique flavors at these locations, and bring your friends for a brewery, distillery, and winery crawl through the Laurel Highlands. Use this list as your summer savings checklist or make it a weekend itinerary. Christian W. Klay Winery Enjoy the total wine experience at Christian W. Klay Winery with a tasting. Use…

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Did you catch a glimpse of the Laurel Highlands in two of the most recent episodes of ABC’s hit reality romance series “The Bachelorette?” Some of the Bachelorette’s activities with her dates may have seemed like Hollywood magic, but each date, activity, and location, extravagant indoor accommodations or rugged outdoor…

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CHECK OUT WHAT WE’RE LOVING THIS MONTH! Head to a local park for for a summer day at the lake. Enjoy fresh, local flavor at a restaurant, winery, or farm. Get excited for summer and water fun! Discover great ideas for your next trip to the Laurel Highlands! Things to Do Laurel Hill State Park Laurel Hill State Park is buzzing with activity…

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Sweet Summer Savings: Escape to Donegal

Posted on June 13, 2016 12:00 PM by Laurel Highlands

Save big on summer fun in the Laurel Highlands. We’ve got your getaway planned with this excellent itinerary, perfect for a family trip. Stay: in and around Donegal or at Seven Springs Mountain Resort There are plenty of places to keep you close to all the action. Whether you chose to stay at the resort or at one of these great properties,…

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