One year, a classical guitarist came from Spain just to play at this annual event. Another year, a couple came all the way from France to attend. Guests regularly attend from up and down the east coast and from as far away as California.
But this isn’t some well-publicized Penn State event that is attracting so much international attention. Instead, it’s the Boalsburg Heritage Festival, a weekend including a fancy ball and a free festival celebrating many generations of American heritage in Boalsburg as well as a unique local connection with Christopher Columbus. And yet many local people are unaware of it.
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