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At the heart of the Ephrata Cloister are the Saron (or Sisters' House) and Saal (or Meeting House).

Ephrata Cloister Explores Religion & History

It is well-established that freedom of religion is an essential tenant upon which the United States was founded. And it was part of the motivation that drove many of the earliest settlers to come to America, especially Quaker William Penn’s Pennsylvania. One of the most notable communities, founded in the 18th century, is the Historic …

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A yellow train car sits on the rails along the Brandywine River at the power yards of Hagley Museum and Library.

Hagley Museum and Library

Just outside of Wilmington, Delaware, not far from Philadelphia, the Brandywine Valley is Du Pont Country. Sprinkled across the region are a number of impressive homes like the beautiful botanicals at Longwood Gardens and the smartly stately Nemour Estate & Gardens. But they all trace back to a black powder yard and a family home …

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