We are in day two of the brutal Battle of Gettysburg, but even though the war ended tomorrow, there are many events still ongoing for this next week (and month). …Read More
Author Archives: Crystal
Info: Crystal Groves is a farmer, web developer, musician, blogger, and personal finance enthusiast from the back hills of Maryland and Pennsylvania. She is a resident of Gettysburg Pennsylvania with a passion for supporting local business and economy from within the town.
Animated Map and Live Action of the Gettysburg Battle of the Civil War, also a Battle App for your Phone!
Civil War Trust has launched a completely awesome new animated/live action map of the Gettysburg Battle of the Civil War. Donald and I watched it this last weekend, and it…Read More
We are sad to hear that the Highwater Grill will be closing its doors due to illness. They have only been around since Spring of 2012, but always supported local…Read More
Greetings locals! Donald and I spent the weekend doing our usual perusing of local businesses, farms, markets, etc. My favorite part of the weekend anymore is my weekly visit to…Read More
Gettysburg Firemans Carnival 2013 Opening Night Review – A Night of Scantily Clad Teenagers and Bad Prizes
Donald and I decided to attend the opening night of the Gettysburg Fireman’s Carnival last night to check things out, perhaps indulge in some unhealthy carnival food, and hop on…Read More
For fathers day this year, we decided to take my dad to Catoctin Mountain Zoo and Wildlife Preserve in Thurmont Maryland for a few hours. This used to be an…Read More
Today Donald and I decided to peruse around Adams County and visit some markets we had never been to before. We always go to the Adams County Farmers Market at…Read More
It is fathers day this weekend, and while I may be spending a quiet evening at home with my father, maybe cooking his favorite dish (Chicken and Dumplings, Alabama style),…Read More
Apple Valley Creamery recently got a nice mention on cumberlink.com when it was announced recently that Giant would now sell their branded milk from local dairy farmers. Since dairy farming…Read More
School has ended. My route to work will be quicker with less buses on the road, which I am thankful for. But now that school is out, what can kids…Read More