Freelance Writing

Click on the links below to view Karen Hendricks’ recently published freelance magazine articles.

Susquehanna Valley Staycations: Finding Farm Charm and More–Locally, Susquehanna Style, June 2017

History Meets the Arts: Keeping History Alive Through Art, Conversations, & Camaraderie, Muzzleloader, May/June 2017

Mason Dixon Distillery: New Spirits Rise from Downtown Gettysburg’s Industrial Past, cover story, Celebrate Gettysburg, March/April 2017

Stories from the Yellow House: Survivors, Inc. Shines a Light on Domestic Abuse, Sexual Assault, and Human Trafficking Celebrate Gettysburg, March/April 2017

All-American Spirit: Carlisle’s 1794 The Whiskey Rebellion, Susquehanna Style, February 2017



Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, Jan/Feb 2017: Old Meets New: Historic Home Renovations in Adams County (cover story)

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Destinations: U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center: Telling the U.S. Army’s Story, One Soldier at a Time, Celebrate Gettysburg, Jan/Feb 2017



Frozen Fever: Ice Festivals Bring Warmth to Winter in Central PA, a cover story for Susquehanna Style magazine, January 2017











In the Shadow of South Mountain: The Foothills Artists’ Studio Tour shares local art and historic homes in a thriving community, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, Nov/Dec 2016


Christine’s Cafe: A Melting Pot of American Fusion, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, Nov/Dec 2016

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Slice of Americana Served Up at Beech Springs Farm’s Farm-to-Table Dinner Series, cover story, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, Sept/Oct 2016


The Nerd Herd: Downtown Gettysburg Shop Takes Fun & Games to a New Level, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, Sept/Oct 2016

July-Aug 2016appalachian-adventure                   An Appalachian Adventure: Happy trails await hikers on the Appalachian TrailCelebrate Gettysburg magazine, July/August 2016


Tania’s Mexican Restaurant & Store: An Authentic Taste of Mexico in Adams County, published in Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, July/August 2016.


Trail Blazing: Exploring New Paths, Rails & Trails, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, May/June 2016


Susquehanna Style magazine’s “Faces of the Susquehanna Valley,” is a 25-page advertising section in the May 2016 issue. Business leaders from throughout Central PA were profiled, in editorial style, to capture each business’ unique spirit and story of success.

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Sense of Taste: Old School Hospitality and New Age Flavors at Fidler & Co, published in Susquehanna Style magazine, April 2016

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Churches on a Mission: Adams County Churches are Touching Lives Locally and Globally, a cover story published in Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, March/April 2016



Hit the Ground Running, published in Susquehanna Style magazine, February 2016


We Are Adams County Profiles: Carrie Trax – Inspiring Future Musicians, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, Jan/Feb 2016


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The Heart of the Holidays, cover story, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, Nov/Dec 2015


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Brewing Big Business: Central Pennsylvania is Blowing the Lid off the Craft Beer Industry, cover story, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, Sept/Oct 2015


A Breath of Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh Air: “Friendly Town” Gettysburg Welcomes New York City Fresh Air Fund Children, published in Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, July/Aug 2015


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Caretakers for a Century: For 100 Years, Licensed Battlefield Guides Have Preserved the Stories of the Battle of Gettysburg, Cover Story, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, May/June 2015


At the Crossroads

At the Crossroads: Adams County hospice care provides quality of life at the end of life, Feature story, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, March/April 2015



Oh Christmas Tree: Adams County Christmas Tree Farms Offer Homegrown Holiday Traditions, Cover Story, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, Nov/Dec 2014


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Branching Out: Adams County Apples Give New Taste to All-American Apple Cider, Cover Story, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, Sept/Oct 2014

Plus Apple Country: The Apple of Tourism’s Eye, a sidebar published on the Celebrate Gettysburg blog



Caught in the Crossfire: Preserving the Stories of Civilians in the Civil War, Cover Story, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, July/Aug 2014



Gardening for Community Good: Adams County gets growing with thriving community gardens, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, March/April 2014

Aging in Place in Adams County, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, March/April 2014


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These Old Barns: Preserving Adams County’s Agricultural Icons, cover story for Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, Jan/Feb 2014

Gettysburg Tourism Community Rallies Amid Government Shutdown, Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, Jan/Feb 2014


Coming Home to GettysburgComing Home to Gettysburg:The Stories of Pennsylvania’s World War I and II Veterans Laid to Rest in Soldiers’ National Cemetery 

Celebrate Gettysburg magazine, Nov/Dec 2013


Preparing for Battle, Harrisburg Magazine, June 2013

Everyday Hero: ‘Angel’ Traci Lochbaum,Celebrate Gettysburg, May/June 2013

Golden Opportunities, Celebrate Gettysburg, March/April 2013

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