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Small Town, Big Appeal

Well-preserved Victorian charm. Emerging local food and drink. Historic and artistic significance. Renowned outdoor recreation. Have you been to Bellefonte lately?

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Eat, Drink, and Dine Local

Two things compliment a sensational town best: Great people and great food. Lucky for you, we have both! Experience the authentic Italian cuisine or a café’s baked-with-love pastries.

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Love the Place that You Call Home

A growing community with affordable homes, local organizations, outstanding schools, and great people. There’s only one thing missing… you!

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The Perfect Getaway

In Bellefonte, ‘Make Yourself at Home’ doesn’t stop with the community; we take it quite literally. Bellefonte offers historic bed and breakfast locations that are sure to make anyone feel right where they belong.

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The Great Bellefonte Christmas Treasure Hunt

With its numerous antique shops and second-hand stores, it only took me one visit to this town to understand that I would never ever have to wander again.

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McCoy's CAAT is a Bellefonte Treasure

This is more of a museum of little-known cultures. But unlike most museums, this is one where you're encouraged to take the things on display home with you.

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Bellefonte Victorian Christmas: ‘Tis the season for romance.

Spending time in downtown Bellefonte and experiencing Victorian Christmas together is certain to brighten your holidays.

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36 Years of Bellefonte Victorian Christmas: 7 Questions for BVC Co-Chairwoman, Sally Houser

Citizens from the past enlighten you with their unique life stories and contributions to Bellefonte.

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Downtown Bellefonte's "First Sunday" Community-Wide Kickoff

Downtown Bellefonte businesses are joining forces, opening their doors to create a local shopping- and arts-centric event.

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Was the Gettysburg Address a Bellefonte Guy's Idea?!?!

Some maintain that it was Curtin himself who urged Abraham Lincoln to say a few words to the crowd that day.

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Happy & Fit in the 'Fonte: 3 Words of Fitness Advice For The Upcoming Holiday Season

Preparing for moments like the holidays is all part of a successful fitness journey.

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Downtown Bellefonte: A perfect place to relax, restock and re-energize after time in the saddle

During your Fall rides, park your bike in Bellefonte and explore what downtown has to offer.

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Haunted Bellefonte: A Rich History of Paranormal Activity

Take a closer look, or maybe a closer listen, to realize the small Victorian town still clings to an impressive spiritual history.

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Small Towns and Big Dreams: 7 Questions with Centre County Sports Hall of Fame's Lloyd Rhoades

The long-awaited Centre County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will inaugurate 13 athletes with ties to the county at a ceremony on Sunday October 15th.

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A Very Famous Secretary Lands on the Streets of Bellefonte

Iron Star Trading Company procures beautiful mid-century modern desk by internationally-known design legend, Raymond Loewy.

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The Mills Brothers & Bellefonte

An internationally well-known band, The Mills Brothers, have roots in Bellefonte; however, their historic story begins with their grandfather and the Underground Railroad.

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Spring Your Idea Into Action

The Bellefonte business incubator, SpringBoard, is open for business. Any Centre County entrepreneur, start-up company or early stage firm can apply for a membership at SpringBoard.

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Confer’s Jewelers has something for everyone with a little bit of everything

Outstanding customer service has made Confer’s a favorite of customers from Centre County and beyond.

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