Bridgeview B&B
810 South Main Street
Marysville, PA 17053

Phone: (717) 957-2438

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National Chocolate Day, on October 28th, recognizes one of the world's favorite tastes. While many specific chocolate related holidays exist throughout the year, National Chocolate Day celebrates all things chocolate!!!
As America’s favorite flavor, chocolate is well-deserving of its own day of honor. Chocolate comes from the seed of the tropical cacao tree. Cacao has been cultivated for at least three millennia and grows in Mexico, Central America, and Northern South America. The earliest known documentation of using cacao seeds is from around 1100 BC. Since cacao tree seeds have a very intense, bitter taste, they must be fermented to develop the flavor. Once fermented, the beans are dried, cleaned, and roasted. After roasting, the shell is removed to produce cacao nibs. The cacao nibs are then ground into cocoa mass, which is pure chocolate in rough form. The cocoa mass is usually liquefied then molded with or without other ingredients. At this point in the process, it is called chocolate liquor. The chocolate liquor may then be processed into two components: cocoa solids and cocoa butter.
Research has found that chocolate, when eaten in moderation, can lower blood pressure. So, it IS good for you!!
A few good ways to celebrate are to visit your favorite restaurant and indulge in a delicious chocolate dessert or to host a chocolate tasting party. Invite friends to bring their best chocolate recipes to share. The more friends you invite, the more chocolate to sample and share.
More delicious information brought to you by The Bridgeview Bed & Breakfast. We are situated in a beautiful country setting surrounded by the river and mountains with spectacular views. We are also a short drive from Hershey, PA, the "Sweetest Place on Earth"! Your stay at The Bridgeview B&B includes a comfortable room with private bath, wifi, a delicious breakfast and plenty of room to relax and enjoy the fantastic view! See what others are saying at Trip Advisor and for more information visit Just give us a call at 717-957-2438 to reserve your room and experience all we have to offer!
The New York City Subway Opens On October 27, 1904

At 2:35 in the afternoon, October 27, 1904, New York City Mayor George McClellan takes the controls on the inaugural run of the city’s new subway system. At 7 p.m. that evening, the subway opened to the general public, and more than 100,000 people paid a nickel each to take their first ride under Manhattan.
Service expanded to; the Bronx in 1905, Brooklyn in 1908 and Queens in 1915.
Since 1968, the subway has been operated by the Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA). The system now has 26 lines and 468 stations in operation; the longest line is the 8th Avenue A train, stretching 32 miles from northern Manhattan to southeast Queens.
On a normal day some 4.5 million passengers take the subway in New York, utilizing a system that runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Another system that runs 24/7 is the busy Norfolk Southern mainline in Harrisburg PA. With all the numerous rail lines converging in Harrisburg it is easy to see why Central PA is a terrific area for train watching.
Come see for yourself!! Call 717-957-2438 to book a room at The Bridgeview Bed & Breakfast where we put you right in the middle of all the action!! Surround yourself with trains and a magnificent view of world famous Rockville Bridge!! Take a virtual tour of The Bridgeview and visit Trip Advisor to see why our guests keep returning again and again!!
Also be sure to visit us on Facebook for daily pictures, updates and customer comments!!!

National Pumpkin Day celebrates a popular autumn decoration and food on October 26th.
Pumpkin is used in a variety of recipes, competitions, and festivals. By October 26th, we're in a pumpkin frenzy! We cannot wait until the big November holiday for pumpkin pie.
No way!
We need pumpkin everything!
And we need it now!!
Cookies, coffee, cheesecake, pasta, oatmeal, Pumpkin Chunkin', pumpkin patches, festivals, bake-offs, jack-o-lantern carving, and certainly don't forget "The Great Pumpkin"!!
The pumpkin is native to North America, and the United States produces 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins each year. Illinois produces more than any other state and a 2,145-pound pumpkin from Streator, IL holds the current American record.
You can observe National Pumpkin Day by; sharing your pumpkin patch pictures, carving a jack-o-lantern, roasting some pumpkin seeds and while you're at it, bake up something tasty! Don't forget to invite someone to celebrate with you, too!
Fall is a special of year time for pumpkins, and in Central Pennsylvania as well! There is so much to see and do; colorful foliage, corn mazes, places to pick your own pumpkins or apples, hayrides, roadside stands where you can select a fresh pumpkin pie, apple cider or freshly picked pumpkin, to name a few.
When enjoying all the fall wonders in Central PA, make The Bridgeview Bed and Breakfast your lodging destination. Wrap up in your favorite blanket and enjoy a warm beverage on our spacious deck, porch or sitting room while taking in the magnificent view on a crisp autumn morning, afternoon or evening! Your relaxing stay also includes a cozy room with private bath, Wifi, and a freshly prepared breakfast!
Guest referrals can be found on Trip Advisor and don't forget to check out our Facebook Page for daily updates, pictures and guest comments.
Email us at or call 717-957-2438 to reserve your room and come experience the beauty of fall here in Central PA at The Bridgeview B&B!
Calling all Photographers!

Looking for inspiration? Need some new vistas to add to your collection? Then head out to The Bridgeview Bed and Breakfast where we offer an abundant variety of scenic views! Nestled in the Blue Mountains, along the banks of the Susquehanna River, a short distance from Rockville Bridge, any time of day offers hundreds of breathtaking views for anyone with a camera. Check out, fall foliage; the sun rising or setting against the mountains; trains passing by on the bridge; perhaps even various wildlife around the river.
Can't find what you're looking for in our backyard? We are nearby to many different nature trails including the Appalachian Trail , and at the opposite end of the spectrum, the city of Harrisburg offers a picturesque skyline and graceful bridges spanning the riverfront. The photographic opportunities in the area are diverse and unlimited!!
Here at The Bridgeview we offer clean comfortable rooms with private baths, Wifi, and a tasty breakfast to start your day the right way! You can take a virtual tour online, plus scenic pictures, daily updates and guest comments on our Facebook Page, and even more guest remarks on Trip Advisor .
To make The Bridgeview B&B your photogenic lodging destination in Central PA call 717-957-2438. Come stay with us and let out your inner photographer!

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