Thanksgiving & Harvest Home

Thanksgiving & Harvest Home (HM1ZW1)

Location: Kutztown, PA 19530 Berks County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 31.086', W 75° 46.983'

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New England Puritans celebrated their November Thanksgiving as a substitute for Christmas which was forbidden to them. Pa. Gay Dutch celebrated Christmas & had their own Thanksgiving called Harvest Home.
A cultural conflict resulted when New England's Thanksgiving tradition invaded Dutch Pa. For many years, Pennsylvanians looked on Thanksgiving as just another unwanted Yankee trick & they refused to celebrate it.
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HM NumberHM1ZW1
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 433666 N 4485558
Decimal Degrees40.51810000, -75.78305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 31.086', W 75° 46.983'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 31' 5.16" N, 75° 46' 58.98" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Baldy Alley, Kutztown PA 19530, US
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