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40 To Farmington

December 13, 2010

Also known as the National Road, Route 40 has fascinating connections to historic figures, where inns once welcomed west-bound settlers passing through Western Pennsylvania. Today, Farmington still welcomes visitors, with attractions ranging from a hilltop vineyard to Pennsylvania's biggest cave; the ghosts of the Stone House, to the vistas of Summit Inn, and the legendary white buffalo of Nemacolin. Dave Crawley follows "40 to Farmington."


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Also known as the National Road, Route 40 has fascinating connections to historic figures, where inns once welcomed west-bound settlers passing through Western Pennsylvania. Today, Farmington still welcomes visitors, with attractions ranging from a hilltop vineyard to Pennsylvania's biggest cave; the ghosts of the Stone House, to the vistas of Summit Inn, and the legendary white buffalo of Nemacolin. Dave Crawley follows "40 to Farmington."


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