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Children peer out the back of a horse-drawn buggy on a rural road in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Arriving in the 1720s, the Lancaster Amish community is the oldest and largest in the USA.

Photo: Brian Evans

Enjoying towering thrill rides at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania
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Milton Hershey opened his first candy shop, Lancaster Caramel Company, in Lancaster in 1886. Later on, he built the town of Hershey, Pennsylvania, just northwest of Lancaster County.

Photo: Hersheypark

Selecting fresh local produce at the Lancaster Central Market in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Established in 1730, Lancaster Central Market is the oldest continuously operating farmers market in the USA.

Photo: Gabe McMullen