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Ohiopyle, PA is a small community in the Laurel Highland mountains of southwestern Pennsylvania located about 50 miles south of Pittsburgh. Ohiopyle State Park encompasses approximately 19,052 acres. The name Ohiopyle is thought to have been derived from a native american indian word "ohiopehhla" meaning white frothy water If you love the outdoors, Ohiopyle is your kind of place! Ohiopyle offers hiking and biking along the 27-mile Youghiogheny River Trail. Relax and enjoy Fishing, try Rock Climbing or just relax by the rivers edge. Ohiopyle is family friendly offering many activities such as camping, picnicking, family rafting as well as educational lectures. Ohiopyle offers some of the best whitewater rafting in the eastern U.S! While exploring Ohiopyle, you will discover the breathtaking Cucumber Falls as well as many other scenic water attractions. In the heart of Ohiopyle you will find the center attraction of the park, the Main Falls. Once per year the Over the Falls Festival is held where paddlers are allowed to plunge over this 18-foot waterfall which is normally off limits. This festival was named one of the season's best weekend trips by National Geographic Adventure magazine 8/2008. The Eleventh Annual Over the Falls Festival will take place on August 22, 2009, so mark your calendars! Just a few miles from Ohiopyle you will find two homes designed by renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob are frequented by many architect students from various countries and tourists from every state in the US and other Countries. If you love golf or skiing, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is only minutes from Ohiopyle. Winter activities include Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing, and Sledding/Tobogganing. Ohiopyle was chosen by Log Home Living magazine (7/06 edition) as # 4 best place to build a log home. If you are visiting in the Southwest Pennsylvania area, don't miss the OHIOPYLE area.


Ohiopyle Map


Ohiopyle River Guides Wildernerss Voyagers - 800-272-4141 Laurel Highlands River Tours - 800-472-3846 Ohiopyle Trading Post - 888-644-6795 Whitewater Adventures - 800-992-7238


Golfing in Fayette County PA Duck Hollow Golf Club 724-439-3150 Summit Inn Golf Course 724-438-8594 Nemacolin Woodlands Resort 724-329-8555 Springdale Golf Club 724-439-4400

Practice Ranges Franko's Golf Center 724-438-6651 Hopwood Hackers 724-439-7671


Bike Shops, Rentals & Tour & Transport Information Wilderness Voyagers - 800-272-4141 Laurel Highlands River Tours - 724-329-8531 Ohiopyle Trading Post - 1-888-644-6795 Whitewater Adventures - 1-800-992-7238 Confluence Cyclery - 814 -395-9380 Allegheny Recumbent Tours - 1-888-395-2453 Bikes Unlimited, Connellsville - 724-628-2453 West Apple Tours - 724-628-3340 Yough River Transport - 724-277-0550 Visit the Allegheny Trail Alliance Website to view more information about the Great Allegheny Passage - www.atatrail.org Visit www.DiscoverOhiopyle.com to find more info about Ohiopyle PA


Fishing in Fayette County PA

Fishing in and around Fayette County PA Youghiogheny River Lake - 814-395-3166 Angelo Trout Fishing Pond 724-455-3385 Benners Meadow Run Camp Ground - 724-329-4097 Five Pines Camping & Recreation - 724-329-4606 Hi-To Lakes - 724-564-2540 Linden Hall - 724-529-7543 Paradise Two Lakes - 724-246-2994 Rosensteel's Lakes - 724-438-2030 Scarlett Knob Camp Ground - 724-329-5200 Seghi's Five Lakes - 724-569-5329 Tall Oaks Camp Ground - 724-329-4777 Tub Run Camp Ground - 724-329-8342


Skiing in and around Fayette County PA Nemacolin Woodlands Resort & Spa - 866-344-6957 Seven Springs Mountain Resort - 800-452-2223 Wisp Resort - 301-387-4911 Hidden Valley Ski Resort - 814-443-8000


The Locals Recommend: Here is the top 10 “must see list” from the locals. 1. Cucumber Falls 2. Wharton Furnace 3. Jumonville Glen 4. Ferncliff trail at Ohiopyle State Park 5. Tour the Laurel Caverns 6. Natural water slide 7. Baughmans Rock at Sunset 8. Falls Market 9. Braddock’s Grave 10.Hike to the Cross at Jumonville


Honeymoon in the Laurel Highlands As one of the most romantic vacations you will ever take, your honeymoon is something to look forward to after all the wedding planning stress. Here are our Top 10 ideas for things to do if you are planning to Honeymoon in the Laurel Highlands! 1. Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater 2. Take a Whitewater rafting trip at Ohiopyle 3. Play Golf at Nemacolin Resort 4. Hike and Bike at Ohiopyle State Park 5. View Cucumber Falls at Ohiopyle 6. Tour the Laurel Caverns 7. Visit Christian W. Klay Winery 8. Romantic Stay and Dinner at The Historic Stone House Restaurant and Country Inn. 9. Tour Historic Sites such as Fort Necessity, Washington Tavern, Jumonville Glen 10. Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Kentuck Knob and don’t miss the Sculpture Garden


Hiking the Laurel Highlands Trail in Fayette County PA


Winter Scene - Fayette County PA


Fall Color in Fayette County PA


Historical and Cultural Sites in Fayette County PA

Kentuck Knob One of the last homes to be completed by renownd Architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Originally built for The Hagan Family of Unionotwn, the home was sold in 1986 and opened for tours in 1996. Guided tour by reservation only. 724-329-1901 www.kentuckknob.com/reservationinfo.html

Fallingwater Designed by renowned American architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1934 for the Edgar J Kaufmann family. The house was built partly over a waterfall in the Mill Run area of the Laurel Highlands. Fallingwater is listed among the Smithsonian magazine's Life List of 28 places "to visit. All tours through Fallingwater are guided tours led by professional interpreters. Advance ticket purchase or reservations are essential for all tours at Fallingwater. Tickets may be purchased on-line or by calling Visitor Services at 724-329-8501 www.fallingwater.org/82/tours-and-tickets

Wharton Furnace The only early Fayette County iron furnace to be restored to its original appearance, it operated from 1839 to 1873. One of its products was cannonballs for the Civil War. Travel approximatley t six miles east from Uniontown on US 40 to the top of the Summit. Continue about 0.6 miles beyond the summit and bear to the right on Wharton Furnace Road. Stay on Wharton Furnace Road about 1.9 miles and look for the furnace in a small park on the right side of the road. Admission is Free


Historical and Cultural Sites in Fayette County PA

George C Marshall Memorial Plaza located in Uniontown the birthplace and boyhood home of General of the Army George C. Marshall. General Marshall is considered by many to be one of the greatest modern day American heroes. He is recognized as the organizer of the Allied Victory in World War II and the architect of the Marshall Plan. He won the 1953 Nobel Peace Prize. Located at W. Fayette and W. Main Street, Uniontown, PA 15401 Admission is Free

Friendship Hill Home of Albert Gallatin who was Secretary of Treasury from 1801 until 1814. In addition to touring the home and exhibits, visitors can also explore the 661 acre park by way of ten miles of nature trails. Admission is Free www.nps.gov/frhi/index.htm

General Edward Braddocks Grave General Edward Braddock was commander-in-chief for North America during the actions at the start of the French and Indian War and served with George Washington. Before he died Braddock left Washington his ceremonial sash that he wore with his battle uniform. It is reported that Washington never went anywhere without this sash for the rest of his life. Admission is Free www.nps.gov/fone/braddock.htm


More Historical and Cultural Sites in Fayette County PA Coal & Coke Heritage Center The Coal & Coke Heritage Center captures & preserves the history of the Coke Region. www.fe.psu.edu/coalandcoke/ Searights Tollhouse Built in 1835 and one of only two remaining toll houses in PA. www.nationalroadpa.org/tollhouses_bridges.html#searights Colonel Crawfords Cabin Cabin home built in 1782 for Col. William Crawford, pioneer, soldier and friend of George Washington. Located in Connellsville. www.fay-west.com/connellsville/historic/crawfordcabin.php Nemacolin Castle Brownsville's historic castle - Home of Jacob Bowman. www.nemacolincastle.org Fort Necessity National battlefield site of the opening battle of the French & Indian War which marked the 1st event in the military history of George Washington and his only military defeat. Another nearby French and Indian War site is Jumonville Glen. www.nps.gov/fone/prelude.htm Mt Washington Tavern One of many taverns located along the National Road, the first highway built by the Federal government. www.nps.gov/archive/fone/mwt.htm Laurel Caverns The largest caverns in PA. Acccording to locals was originally called Delany’s cave. www.laurelcaverns.com/ Flatiron Building History museum focusing on the National Road and coal and coke era. www.barcpa.org/heritage_center.htm Jumonville Christian Camp Site of Dunbar's Camp during the 1755 Braddock expedition. Also site of the 65 foot high mountaintop steel cross having a view of over 40 miles on a clear day. At night you can view the Cross from many areas of Uniontown. www.jumonville.org/ Isaac Meason House National Historic Landmark. Built in 1803 by ironmaster, Isaac Meason. Site of Gist's Plantation. www.isaacmeasonmansion.com/welcome.htm Linden Hall The Cochran family mansion overlooking the Youghiogheny River. www.lindenhallpa.com/ Mount St. Macrina Former estate of famous coal baron J.V.Thompson. Currently the motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Basil and annual pilgrimage. www.sistersofstbasil.org/mount.jsp Youghiogheny River Lake - www.lrp.usace.army.mil/rec/lakes/youghiog.htm


More places to explore in Fayette County PA Mt Washington Tavern

Christian W Klay Winery

National Road Heritage Corridor

Coal and Coke Heritage Center

Nemacolin Castle

Colonel Crawfords Cabin

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort & Spa

Flatiron Building Heritage Center

Ohiopyle State Park

Frank L. Melaga Art Museum

Searight's Tollhouse

George Marshall Memorial Plaza

Shopping in Downtown Uniontown

Historic Stone House

The State Theatre for the Arts

Jumonville Glen

Touchstone Center for Crafts

Laurel Caverns

Wharton Furnace

Linden Hall

Woodlands Zoo

Mount St Macrina


Hiking the Laurel Highlands Trail

The Laurel Highlands Trail extends for 70 miles from the Conemaugh Gorge near Johnstown to the Youghiogheny River Gorge at Ohiopyle State Park east of Uniontown. There are eight overnight areas, each contains five shelters, tent pads, two comfort stations and a source of water. The overnight areas are not located directly on the trail, but are set back off the trail to maintain a wilderness atmosphere. Each shelter can accommodate 6 people. The overnight areas are situated 8 to 10 miles apart on the trail. Call (724) 455-3744 prior to your trip, for reservations, which are required. A fee is required for reservations. The Laurel Highlands trail is blazed every 100 feet with 2"x 5" yellow paint blazes. Large wood signs mark the access points. There are mileage monuments on the trail every mile. For more information about the Laurel Highlands Trail and other Trails in Ohiopyle visit www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/ohiopyle.aspx Visit www.DiscoverOhiopyle.com to find more info and photos of the Ohiopyle PA area


Cucumber Falls

Hiking Trail Ohiopyle


Kentuck Knob Sculpture

Kayaks Ohiopyle

Fall Color


Getting There.....


Destinations Whether your interests include white water rafting, hiking, biking, boating, golfing, skiing, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, swimming, antiquing or sight seeing you are just minutes away from your destination! There is so much to see and do in the Ohiopyle PA and Laurel Highlands area! We have provided some of these destinations below. Please contact each destination directly or GPS or google maps for exact directions. The Historic Stone House Restaurant and Tavern - 3023 National Pike, Farmington, Pennsylvania 15437 1-800-274-7138 or 724-329-8876 www.stonehouseinn.com Historic National Road - Route 40 East/West Ohiopyle State Park - 724-329-8591 Hiking, biking, rock climbing, fishing and white-water rafting/kayaking. More info on Ohiopyle at www.DiscoverOhiopyle.com Fort Necessity National Battlefield & Mt Washington Tavern Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater - 1491 Mill Run Rd Mill Run PA 15464 724-329-8501 Kentuck Knob - 723 Kentuck Rd, Chalk Hill PA 15421 724-329-1901


Cucumber Falls- Ohiopyle Natural Water Slide - Ohiopyle Bike Trail - Ohiopyle or Confluence - www.gaptrail.org/tmi/docs/printmap3.pdf Ohiopyle Visitors Center - 7 Sheridan Street Ohiopyle, PA 15470 - 724-329-1127 Ski Resorts nearby - Seven Springs, Wisp, Hidden Valley, Mystic Mountain at Nemacolin Resort Laurel Caverns - 724-438-6090 Christian Klay Winery - 412 Fayette Springs Road Chalhill PA 724-439-3424 Nemacolin Woodlands Resort - 1001 Lafayette Drive Farmington, PA 15437 800-422-2736 - 724-329-8555 www.nemacolin.com Wildside at Nemacolin - Bowling, arcade, rock climbing wall, bar General Braddocks Grave - Rt 40. Grave is next to Braddock Inn Jumonville Christian Camp - Jumonville Rd 800-463-7688 Jumonville Glen - Jumonville Rd Wharton Furnace - Rt 40 to Fayette Springs Road Yough Lake Marina - 814-395-3423 www.youghlakemarina.com The Christmas Shoppe - Chalkhill 724-439-6500 Pizza Hut - Rt 40 - 3730 National Pike 724-329-1445 Beer distributor - National Pike Distributor Rt 40 (next to Pizza Hut or Nate Dogs (sells 6 packs) on Rt 40 across from Subway The Great Allegheny Passage - Ohiopyle & Confluence - www.gaptrail.org/tmi/docs/ printmap3.pdf Uniontown PA - approximately 20 minutes - Rt 40 go down the Summit follow signs to area of interest that include: George Marshall Plaza, Historic Uniontown, State Theatre for the Arts, Searight’s Tollhouse and more! Hopwood PA - approximately 20 minutes Grocery Stores Falls Market - Restaurant & Grocery, 69 Main St Ohiopyle 724-329-4973 Chalkhill Market - Chalkhill Pa 15421 Adrians Market - Rt 40 - go down the Summit then 1st Exit into Hopwood. Adrians will be on the left Shop & Save - Rt 40 go down the Summit to Rt 119/George Marshall Pkwy. Take Walnut Hill Rd Exit. Right onto Walnut Hill. Shop & Save on Right.


In and around Ohiopyle PA and Confluence, you will find some of the best whitewater boating in the Eastern U.S ! Rafting Outfitters

Laurel Highlands River Tours PO Box 107 Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania 15470 800-472-3846 Ohiopyle Trading Post P.O. Box 94, 4 Negley St. Ohiopyle, PA 15470 1-888-644-6795 ~ 724-329-1450 White Water Adventurers 6 Negley Street Ohiopyle Pennsylvania, 15470 1-800-WWA-RAFT Wilderness Voyageurs PO Box 97 103 Garrett St Ohiopyle, Pa. 15470 800-272-4141 ~ 724-329-1000 Riversport School of Paddling PO Box 95 855 River Road Confluence, PA 15424 814-395-5744 Medical Facilities Med Express - 325 McClellandtown Road Uniontown, PA 15401 724-439-3627 go down the Summit to Rt 119/George Marshall Pkwy. Take McClellandtown Rd Exit. Right onto McClellandtown Road. Med Express will be on Right next to Gabriel Brothers. Uniontown Hospital - 500 West Berkeley Street Uniontown, PA 15401 724 430-5000 - Rt 40 go down the Summit to Rt 119 / George Marshall Pkwy. Take McClellandtown Rd Exit. Right onto McClellandtown Road. Hospital will be on Right.


Internet: The Historic Stone House Restaurant and Tavern - 3023 National Pike, Farmington, Pa 15437 WiFi for customers 1-800-274-7138 or 724-329-8876 www.stonehouseinn.com Subway Restaurant in Chalk Hill has Wi-Fi for customers 724-438-5551 Panera Bread at 105 Matthew Drive Uniontown, PA 15401 has Wi-Fi for customers 724-439-8670 The Wildside at Nemacolin Resort has Wi-Fi for customers - 724-329-6477 Pet care Nemacolin Wooflands - 724-329-Woof - Pet Resort, Grooming, Boarding, Doggy Daycare www.nemacolinwooflands.com Woodlands Animal Care Center - Veterinarian services - 724-329-2VET - 3953 National Pike, www.woodlandsanimalcarecenter.com Got Horses?? Bring them on vacation with you. Special boarding rate at Old Mill Farm for Guests. Our boarding facility boasts two barns, an indoor and an outdoor riding arena and miles of trails that only the mountains can offer! Enjoy a fully staffed facility, on property farrier, trainer, instructor, breeding lab, social horse people and very flexible operating hours! Private or Social Turnout, stall cleaning and all the basics (feeding, hay, bi-monthly de-worming and water) including a weekly fly prevention program. Just under 30 acres of pasture with run-in sheds. Riding Instruction and horse leases also available! Tours of our facility also available. Negative Coggins dated within one year and health papers within 30 days required for short term boarding. Call 724-984-2426 or Visit our website to view our facility and services at www.gypsydrumhorses.com/services.htm

Horseback Riding available at Ohiopyle State Park Ohiopyle State Park offers 9.4 miles of trails. The Sugarloaf Snowmobile and Mountain Bike Area has 9.4 miles of mountain bike/equestrian trails. A separate parking area is off of Grover Road and has a fenced paddock and nearby water. Trail-Side Stables offers trail rides in Ohiopyle State Park. Visit website at http://www.trail-sidestables.com/ 724-858-7449 or 814-279-1631

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Fayette County PA Relocation Information Fayette County is located in Southwestern Pennsylvania and borders West Virginia and Maryland. The area offers many outdoor activities including biking, hiking, snow skiing, fishing, boating, hunting, kayaking and has some of the best whitewater rafting areas on the east coast. There are miles of State Forests and Parks and the mountains of Fayette County offer the most spectacular fall beauty. Wildlife is abundant in the mountain areas and you won't be suprised to see a deer, bear or wild turkey while driving through. Ohiopyle State Park offers over 28 miles of hiking and biking trails along the Youghiogheny River Trail. Ohiopyle PA was voted the #4 best place to build a log home by Log Home Living Magazine! A recent New York Post article rated Ohiopyle as #50 best place to visit in Pennsylvania! History buffs will love the area! Some of the landmarks you won't want to miss are the George C Marshall Memorial Plaza, Fort Necessity, French and Indian War sites, Jumonville, Wharton Furnace, Friendship Hill, Seawrights Tollhouse and many mansions in Uniontown that were originally built by Coal Barons. In addition, there are two homes designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob which are within a short drive of each other. Golf enthusiasts have many choices including Nemacolin Woodlands Resort which recieved a 4.5 star rating from Golf Digest magazine for “Best Places to Play". Ski Resorts that are in or near Fayette County include Seven Springs, Mystic Mountain, Hidden Valley,The Springs and Wisp. Uniontown is the County Seat of Fayette County. Downtown Uniontown has been revitalized and has any new shops and weekly events. Be sure to visit www.UniontownOnline.com to find more details about area events, restaurants, shopping, flea markets, auctions and more! County real estate tax is based on the value of real property. PA sales tax is 6% of taxable items. Currently, there is no sales tax on groceries and clothing items. Property taxes are paid to the county, township and school district based on a stated millage. It varies based on locality. www.fayetteproperty.org/assessment_office/pdffiles/2009%20Millage%20Rates.pdf There are no personal property taxes. There is a per capita tax which is nominal. Approximate Distance to major cities Morgantown WV 28 Pittsburgh, PA 48 Cleveland, OH 178 Harrisburg, PA 196 Washington, DC 198


Fayette County PA Relocation Information Drivers License: To change an out of state driver’s license to a Pennsylvania driver’s license Bring your current driver’s license and proof of your social security number and a check for $24.00 There is no knowledge test required. You will need to pass a visual screening test. For more info about Pennsylvania Drivers’ Licenses or Driver Permits in Fayette County, call 724-439-7406 or 724-437-4760. Allegheny Power Company - 1-800-255-3443 Columbia Gas Company - 1-888-460-4332 Verizon Phone Company - 1-800-660-2215 Pennsylvania American Water - 1-800-565-7292 Municipal Water Authorities Albert Gallatin - 724-725-3686 Belle Vernon - 724-929-8080 Indian Creek Valley - 724-455-2866 Masontown - 724-538-1511 Newell - 724-938-7300 North Fayette County - 724-626-1211 Ohiopyle - 724-329-5671 Perryopolis - 724-736-4441 Pleasant Valley - 724-628-2930 Smithfield Borough - 724-529-9601 Cable Atlantic Broadband 1-888-536-9600 Armstrong Cable 724-628-5462 Sewage Connellsville 724-626-1950 South Connellsville 724-628-4860 Dunbar 724-626-1941 North Union 724-785-4526 South Union 724-438-8833 Uniontown 724-430-2913 Zoning - 724-430-1210 x 207 Public Transit - 724-628-7433 - www.factbus.com


Did you know.............. * Fayette County PA was named after the Marquis de Lafayette. * The county seat of Fayette County PA is Uniontown *Uniontown is the home of the McDonalds Big Mac www.bigmacmuseum.com *Uniontown PA is the setting of the first scenes from George A. Romero's Land of the Dead *Uniontown PA is the birthplace of General George C Marshall, who was awarded the 1953 Nobel Peace Prize *There are two homes designed by famous Architect Frank Lloyd Wright in Fayette County Kentuck Knob and the most famous being Fallingwater *The town of Perryopolis was designed by George Washington during his days as a surveyor. *2008 US census population estimate of Fayette County PA 143,925 *George Washington’s only defeat occurred at Fort Necessity in 1754


Fayette County PA School Information Uniontown Area Schools Albert Gallatin Area Schools Frazier Area Schools Connellsville Area Schools Belle Vernon Area Schools Brownsville Area Schools Laurel Highlands Area Schools Penn State Fayette Campus Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology


GIBBON GLADE

Ron Lovelace, REALTOR RE/MAX Professionals Beautifully renovated 100 yr old farmhouse on 16ac with guesthouse with full bath, barn & outbuildings, pond & stream. Home has 6BR 3.5 B, great room addition with vaulted wood ceilings and stone fireplace, hickory custom kitchen with 6 burner plus griddle Viking stove, solid surface counters,oak floors. Updates include roof, baths, floors & windows. Land chemical free. Visit RonLovelace.com for more information or call 724-366-7428 Cel 724-425-5444 Direct or 724-437-7539 Office


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Ron Lovelace, REALTOR RE/MAX Professionals Magnificent mountain home situated on beautiful level private lot with walking path to Deer Lake. This gorgeous log home professionally crafted includes heated flagstone floors, 6 ft+ overhang and gables, massive log framing stone fireplaces. Enjoy mountain living at its finest. Visit RonLovelace.com for more information or call 724-366-7428 Cel 724-425-5444 Direct or 724-437-7539 Office


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Weddings at Ohiopyle State Park Congratulations on your upcoming wedding. Many couples choose to share their vows at Ohiopyle State Park each year. Here are some things you need to know. A letter of authorization is required for your wedding which includes a $25 administrative fee. Donations to Friends of Ohiopyle are also appreciated in order to continue making improvements to park facilities. When contacting the park for authorization, please send an email to ohiopylesp@pa.gov or a letter to: Ohiopyle State Park PO Box 105 Ohiopyle, PA 15470

Tharp Knob Overlook

Please include the following information: • • • • • •

Date Location Time Number Attending Contact information including both bride and groom’s names Any special requests

Please note that the location you choose will not be closed to the public and parking may not be reserved. On a busy day you may have hundreds of onlookers. Electric is not provided so please make appropriate arrangements. Set up and tear down of chairs, flowers, decorations, etc should be done as close to the commencement and completion of the ceremony as possible.

Campground Overlook

Gravel Overlook Ohiopyle Falls

Cucumber Falls When choosing the location, be sure to consider access, time of year, and size of the guest list. For larger wedding parties, the gravel overlook by Ohiopyle Falls or Tharp Knob Overlook are appropriate. Please note that the gravel overlook will not be available during 2012-2014 due to construction of a new visitor center. For smaller weddings, there are more remote locations that may be considered such as Cucumber Falls, Meadow Run Slides, or Entrance Rapid. Weddings are not permitted on the Ohiopyle Falls viewing decks.


Marci Lynn McGuinness published the wedding guide, "Tying the Knot," in St. Michaels, Maryland several years ago. There, she performed over 100 wedding ceremonies along the Chesapeake Bay as an officiant. The photo on the right is from the Maple Hall Country Inn in Claiborne, MD, 4 miles south of St. Michaels. From lighthouses, to private islands, homes, resorts, and inns, McGuinness assisted nondenominational couples in "Tying the Knot." Couples looking to use an officiant to perform their wedding ceremony in Pennsylvania must get a "Self-uniting marriage license" at the county clerk's office in the county where you will marry. Fayette County Clerks Office phone number: 724-430-1253. If you acquire a Self-uniting marriage license, you are not required to use a clergyman who is part of an organized church to preform your wedding ceremony. You may get married your way. Your ceremony must have 2 witnesses. The officiant may be counted as a witness if necessary. McGuinness offers a selection of vows. You may write your own vows, add a poem, etc. Contact: marci@ohiopyle.info or call 724-710-2919 McGuinness charges $350. to perform a local wedding ceremony. Call Ohiopyle State Park in order to schedule a ceremony on park property: 724-329-8591


Honeymoon in the Laurel Highlands As one of the most romantic vacations you will ever take, your honeymoon is something to look forward to after all the wedding planning stress. Here are our Top 10 ideas for things to do if you are planning to Honeymoon in the Laurel Highlands! 1. Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater 2. Take a Whitewater rafting trip at Ohiopyle 3. Play Golf at Nemacolin Resort 4. Hike and Bike at Ohiopyle State Park 5. View Cucumber Falls at Ohiopyle 6. Tour the Laurel Caverns 7. Visit Christian W. Klay Winery 8. Romantic Stay and Dinner at The Historic Stone House Restaurant and Country Inn. 9. Tour Historic Sites such as Fort Necessity, Washington Tavern, Jumonville Glen 10. Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Kentuck Knob and don’t miss the Sculpture Garden


The Historic Stone House Restaurant and Country Inn Destination Weddings and Honeymoons

Experience Ohiopyle, Fallingwater, Wineries, Antique Shopping, Resorts

Royal Heritage Ballroom Receptions

Enjoy your Honeymoon in Paradise

3023 National Pike, Farmington, Pennsylvania 15437 724-329-8876 or 1-800-274-7138 (Choose Banquet/Catering Line in Directory) www.StoneHouseInn.com info@stonehouseinn.com Gazebo Weddings, Royal Heritage Ballroom Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners Banquets, Conferences, Meetings, BusTours, Reunions, Luncheons, Dinners, Special Occasion Events


Photographers & Videographers Andrews Photography Greensburg 724-837-4111

Klink Video Services Uniontown 724-439-6405

Ben McMillen Photography Waynesburg 724-550-1000

L M Wigington Waynesburg 724-852-3085

Coordinated 360˚ Uniontown 724-322-6577

Picture Me Portrait Studio Uniontown 724-437-7604

Earlmar Productions Uniontown 724-438-0391

Picture Perfect Photography Uniontown 724-437-5749

EWD Photograpy Uniontown 724-550-7702

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George’s Studio Uniontown 724-437-5081

Richard Novsek Uniontown 724-438-1036

Guadio’s Photography & Video Belle Vernon 724-929-9400

Spellman’s Photographic Studio Uniontown 724-437-6841

Isabell Photography Uniontown 724-322-0637

Witt Photography Studio Uniontown 724-329-4033


DJ’s 5th Ace Entertainment 412-881-2881

Boff’s Entertainment 724-444-1998

Hollywood Entertainment (724) 366-0764

A 3D Sound Production 412-341-2222

Bofonics DJ 724-864-9044

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DJ Sonic Spectrum 724-557-2626

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Action Entertainment 724-861-9990

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Kingdom Entertainment 888-367-3335

Alan DJ Services 814-244-3213

DJ Bill Ballas 724-861-9990

Lethal DJ 724-255-6501

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Taylored Knights 724-962-4730

Bo Moore’s Downtown Music 814-535-2561

Gary Vomb 724-322-7615

The Late Night Cat 724-986-1285


Florists Bartons Flower Shop 19 Morgantown Street Uniontown, PA 15401 724-438-0310 Creative Touch Village Florist RR 40 Hopwood PA 15445 724-438-6600

Uniontown Best Florist W. Church Street Uniontown, PA 15401 724-438-2407

Demuth Florist 302 N. Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425 724-628-7600

White Swan Flower Shop 50 Mill Street Uniontown, PA 15401 724-438-1900

Johnstown The Florist 550 Pittsburgh Rd Uniontown, PA 15401 724-439-2511

Westwood Floral & Gifts 1778 Goucher Street Johnstown, PA 15905 814-255-2524

Neubauer’s Flowers Inc 3 South Gallatin Ave OR 34 East Church Street Uniontown, PA 15401 724-812-4451 724-430-1448


Wedding Reception Locations Anthony’s Lakeside Party Center Uniontown 724-439-3111

Meloni’s Restaurant Uniontown 724-437-2061

Banquets Unlimited Irwin 724-871-7563

Oakhurst Tea Room Somerset 814-443-2897

Carbones Crabtree 724-834-3430

Peter’s Torchlight Uniontown 724-439-8510

Ferrnates Lakeview Greensburg (724) 834-4590

Rock Run Inn Elizabeth 412-751-1070

Fountain Mills Scottdale 724-887-7404

Stonehenge Lodge Acme 724-593-6334

Giannilli’s Greensburg 724-853-6600

The Rose Bar & Grille White Oak 412-751-6960

Historic Stone House Farmington 724-329-8876

Watsons Choice B&B Uniontown 724-437-4999

Lodge at Chalkhill Chalkhill 724-438-8880

The Willow Room Belle Vernon 724-3797328

Majestic Farms & Hall Farmington Township 814-744-8225

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Discover Ohiopyle Visitors Guide 2014  

Visitors Guide to Ohiopyle PA and surrounding areas of Fayette County PA. Find things to do, places to stay, historic sites, restaurants, s...

Discover Ohiopyle Visitors Guide 2014  

Visitors Guide to Ohiopyle PA and surrounding areas of Fayette County PA. Find things to do, places to stay, historic sites, restaurants, s...

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