This past weekend, visitors were able to take a trip back in time to celebrate the 18th– and 19th-century Pennsylvania Dutch culture, writes Emily Rizzo for WHYY.
“A lot of it is tied to the very fond memories that I have, and making that available to my kids,” Shearer said.
This past Saturday Shearer and her father welcomed hundreds of visitors and over 500 volunteers from across the country. The volunteers demonstrated woodworking, ropemaking, and cooking techniques of the German settlers.
Read more about Shearer and her family at WHYY.
Learn how to make rope.