Literary Landmarks™ Dedication Ceremony

The Edinboro Branch Library and Erie County Bookmobile are to be recognized as Literary Landmarks™ in honor of Virginia Sorensen at a dedication ceremony (in partnership with Hurry Hill Maple Farm Museum Association, Friends of the Edinboro Branch Library and Friends of the Erie County Public Library) on Monday, May 1, 2017, beginning at 11 a.m..

The dedication will be held Monday, May 1, at the Edinboro Branch Library, 413 W. Plum St., Edinboro, Pa. The public is invited to attend the dedication, a free event, which will include music and a sing-along, as well as refreshments and an exhibit on Sorensen’s work.

Virginia Sorensen wrote the Newbery Award-winning “Miracles on Maple Hill” during her time in Edinboro. She drew inspiration from visits to a bookmobile for her children’s novel “Curious Missie.”

For more information, refer to this press release from the ALA (American Library Association).

Annual Maple Taste & Tour

Join us at the Maple Farm and Museum for the Annual Maple Taste & Tour on Saturday & Sunday March 18 & 19, 2017, 10 am – 4 pm and every Sunday 2 – 5 pm until the end of May.

Maple Taste & Tour 2016 (NWPAMA cover)“Premier Exhibitor’ Pennsylvania Farm Show & PA Preferred

From I-79 Edinboro exit, east on GN .25 mi., turn left (north) on Fry Road, 2 miles

Free tour and free maple hot cocoa for everyone!! Wear boots & dress warmly.

Sugarhouse: Take wagon or walk to the woods to see how pure maple syrup is made.

Maple Museum has many “Tree to Table”exhibits, kids activities, and the 1957 Newbery award medal for book Miracles on Maple Hill.Maple Taste & Tour 2016 (Hurry Hill Farm)

Blue Ribbon Maple Products for sale: pure maple syrup, cream, candy, and sugar crumb; and maple peanuts, cotton candy, mustard, bbq sauce, pancake mix, suckers, candles, and popcorn.

Maple Tasting Room features products tasting, maple hot dogs, and picnic tables. No smoking or pets.

Farmer’s Market

Find Hurry Hill Maple Farm at Goodell Gardens’ Farmer’s Market
each Wednesday 3 pm – 6 pm from mid-June through September.

Homegrown Harvest Festival

We will also be at Goodell Gardens‘ annual Homegrown Harvest Festival in September.


Donations to the association are welcome. We are a qualified 501(c)3 non-profit organization.