“It was a ‘we’ project,” said Rose Stepnick, crediting the community for enabling the recreation board to get the bridge. “I am so proud of this project and everybody that did it with us.” #ligoniervalleytrail  (Photo by Jennifer Sopko)

“It was a ‘we’ project,” said Rose Stepnick, crediting the community for enabling the recreation board to get the bridge. “I am so proud of this project and everybody that did it with us.” #ligoniervalleytrail (Photo by Jennifer Sopko)

What's sweeter than chocolate? A Hershey rose garden! The company's founder, Milton Hershey, created a rose garden in the Pennsylvania town named after him. The garden depicted in this glass lantern slide was completed in 1937. Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Collection. #RosesfromMrSmithson

What's sweeter than chocolate? A Hershey rose garden! The company's founder, Milton Hershey, created a rose garden in the Pennsylvania town named after him. The garden depicted in this glass lantern slide was completed in 1937. Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Collection. #RosesfromMrSmithson

One of the roads running through the Rolling Rock Country Club near Ligonier, Pennsylvania.  Heaven on earth to me, especially in autumn!

One of the roads running through the Rolling Rock Country Club near Ligonier, Pennsylvania. Heaven on earth to me, especially in autumn!

We didn’t tour the Fort Bedford Museum on this trip, but we stopped by to check out where the original was located – along the Raystown branch of the Juniata River in Bedford, PA. The original stockade was probably gone by the time of the Whiskey Rebellion in 1790. (Photo by Jennifer Sopko)

We didn’t tour the Fort Bedford Museum on this trip, but we stopped by to check out where the original was located – along the Raystown branch of the Juniata River in Bedford, PA. The original stockade was probably gone by the time of the Whiskey Rebellion in 1790. (Photo by Jennifer Sopko)

The bridge was christened “The Rose Stepnick Crossing” in honor of the project leader. “This bridge would not be here with Rose Stepnick,” said Tim Komar. #ligoniervalleytrail  (Photo by Jennifer Sopko)

The bridge was christened “The Rose Stepnick Crossing” in honor of the project leader. “This bridge would not be here with Rose Stepnick,” said Tim Komar. #ligoniervalleytrail (Photo by Jennifer Sopko)

The gift shop is part of Darrow’s Bison Range. Unfortunately all of the bison were off gallivanting somewhere in the distance so we didn’t get to see them. We bought some wooden nickels as souvenirs. (Photo by Jennifer Sopko)

The gift shop is part of Darrow’s Bison Range. Unfortunately all of the bison were off gallivanting somewhere in the distance so we didn’t get to see them. We bought some wooden nickels as souvenirs. (Photo by Jennifer Sopko)

New Ligonier Valley Trail signs are up in town! Follow these signs through the borough past landmarks including Fort Ligonier and the YMCA. (photo by Jennifer Sopko)

New Ligonier Valley Trail signs are up in town! Follow these signs through the borough past landmarks including Fort Ligonier and the YMCA. (photo by Jennifer Sopko)

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