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Indian Steps Museum, York county

**DATE CHANGE!  A date was suggested accidentally and can only be changed, not removed.  The museum is only open from mid-April to mid-October and I unfortunately do not have the time to host a meetup to this location before mid-October.  Hence the ridiculously far out date :)  If someone really wants to go before it closes in mid-October and is willing to organize and host, please contact Erica.  Thanks!**

Be impressed by a site clustered in York County high hills, along very broad waters. From this point you can see the Lancaster County horizon one mile in the distance, all part of a long winding river traversing some of the most picturesque scenery in the world. Here the river forms a lake now stretching 8 miles and covering approximately 24,000 acres.
There is a self-guided historical nature trail on the ground immediately surrounding the museum. In addition, the area offers hiking trails in the adjacent Ulmer-Root-Haines Memorial Park.
The museum itself is 60 ft. X 60 ft. wide and 21/2 stories high with massive chestnut timbers and very large stones walls. Especially impressive are the over 10,000 Indian relics embedded in the outside walls, walkways and indoor floors and other parts of this great building. A one of a kind building in all the world! Relics are arranged in various designs such as birds, animals, snakes, Indian figures and the like. By this time Mr. Vandersloot had studied Indian lore extensively, and he took most of his designs directly from reproductions of Indian drawings he found in his books.

http://www.indiansteps.org/02-museum.html

 

 

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  • Troy

    Nice little museum on local history and native Americans.

    August 18, 2013

  • Christine H.

    I'm going to have to cancel....not feeling well at all. See you next time.

    August 18, 2013

  • Erica

    Hey everyone! Just a quick reminder to update your RSVP if your plans have changed and you can no longer attend. Lets meet in the parking lot by the entrance. If you are running late or can't find the group my number is[masked]-6248. See you all tomorrow!

    August 17, 2013

  • Matt

    Wish I could make this one.

    August 15, 2013

  • Heather

    Great place. Lots of history. They have an Native American Pow Wow every fall. Fun event, lots of drumming, dancing, and delicious food.

    December 20, 2012

    • Robin R.

      Oh that sounds interesting Heather and fall is quickly approaching!

      August 11, 2013

  • Christine H.

    Sounds interesting!

    August 6, 2013

  • Erica

    Hey all, I'm very sorry but for personal reasons I can't host this meet up today :(. So I can either reschedule it to a new weekend or if somebody else is willing to lead the group today I can leave it scheduled as is. If you have a preference or want to host it, please reply to this comment. If no one responds by 10am then I will reschedule to a new day. Sorry again guys!

    May 19, 2013

  • Kelly F.

    Doing brunch with the family!

    May 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    me and DJ

    May 13, 2013

  • Tony C.

    Because of change in plans, will be out of town and won't be able to make :( - have fun though!

    May 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    family event on the same date... :(

    April 24, 2013

  • DONNA A.

    sorry I am not going to be able to make it.

    April 7, 2013

  • Lynn M

    Depending on the date and the time I would love this

    April 1, 2013

  • Sandra

    Can't make this date. Sorry.

    March 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    me and DJ

    January 20, 2013

  • Matt

    I have been there so many times,lol. Enjoy everyone

    December 1, 2012

  • Mike A.

    Great musem. I've been to it before but I'd like to go again.

    September 19, 2012

  • Cyndee

    Would love to go but already have plans with my sister.

    September 3, 2012

  • Tracey

    I made this event suggestion but I cannot make that date.

    September 3, 2012

    • Sandra

      How about the 29th?

      September 3, 2012

  • Sandra­ changed the date and time to Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 10:00 AM

    September 3, 2012

  • Ken

    I hope to hike some at the trails

    September 3, 2012

  • Lynn M

    Depending on the date and the time I would love this

    August 20, 2012

  • Tracey­ changed the location to Indian Steps

    August 12, 2012

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