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  • Shriver History (2)
  • Site History (4)
  • Special Events (6)
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  • COVID-19 Update
    April, 2020 Dear Members and Friends, So much has changed in the past month because of  COVID-19, and I know
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    Ballot Box
    Hard-Hitting Early 19th Century Politics
    With another election season upon us, attention once again is focused on the tone of political discourse in the United
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    Christkindlmarkt: Pennsylvania German Traditions at Union Mills Homestead
    Just who is Belsnickel? To some the answer may come readily, but for others it is an unknown word. The
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    B.F. Shriver Co. 150th Anniversary Event
    In 1869, Benjamin Franklin Shriver (known to friends and family as “Frank”) started a cannery to preserve excess crops from
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    Microbrewery Festival Closes Out Beer Week on High Note
    The Maryland Microbrewery Festival was held Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the Union Mills Homestead. The event, held on a
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    Butterflies in the Gardens
    Pollinators at Work in the Gardens
    The gardens at the Union Mills Homestead have been graced the last few weeks by beautiful butterflies that flutter from
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    Corn Roast at Union Mills
    Corn Roast 2019 a Success; Next Year a Big Anniversary
    The 49th Annual Corn Roast Festival at the Union Mills Homestead successfully concluded on August 3, 2019, after feeding almost
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    New Traffic Pattern at the Corn Roast
    Look for a new entrance into the Corn Roast this year. The historic Bollman Bridge (the iron bridge over the
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    Union Mills Homestead Website
    Welcome to our Website!
    Welcome to our new website! We hope you enjoy this site and find it informative. A special thank you to
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