Haunted Lancaster: The White Werewolf and the Full Moon Curse of Shock Graveyard

Invoking the cemetery’s curse is devilishly simple. Those foolish enough to walk the perimeter of the…

Haunted Lancaster: The Ghost of General Reynolds

Some believe General John Reynolds' spirit never found peace. As such his ghost wanders the streets…

Seeing Lancaster County from a Trolley Window

While researching Lancaster County’s trolley service, a repeatedly referenced resource was Seeing Lancaster County from a…

Haunted Lancaster Photo Contest

With October in full swing, it's time for a new season of Haunted Lancaster stories. This…

Peruse the 1976 edition of the ‘Watt & Shand Employee Handbook’

At this year’s The Friends of the Lancaster Public Library book sale, I came into possession…

River Guide: I Can See the Bridge. So, where’s the Port?

If you drive into or out of Lancaster on East King Street, you might not even…

Pop Quiz: Tallest buildings in Lancaster

How well do you know Lancaster City's skyline? What about Lancaster in 1794? Test your skill…

Would you believe cowboys fought in the American Revolution…and on the side of the British?

The American Revolution produced the first "cowboys." But these hard riding, clever guerrilla fighters worked for…

Painting shows how the Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House in Lancaster likely looked in the late 1700s

Richard G. Hess painting shows how the Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House in Lancaster likely looked in the…

View the only contemporary image of Lancaster’s first “real” courthouse

View the only contemporary image of Lancaster's first “real” courthouse in this 1757 sketch by Nicolaus…

Architectural Tour: The Historic Village at Safe Harbor

The hydroelectric plant across the Susquehanna was not the only construction project taking place at Safe…

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Uncharted Lancaster

If you've talked to me in person, you know that I start many conversations with "I…