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Haunted Lancaster: ‘Portals to Hell’ – Fulton Theatre

If you have Discovery+, check out season 2, episode 16 of 'Portals to Hell.' Jack Osbourne…

Safe Harbor Mini-Adventure

Celebrate Safe Harbor's 91st anniversary on Saturday by exploring nearby locations as you learn the area's…

October 19 Live Event at Milanof-Schock Library: Ghost Stories & Tales of the Unknown

Join Adam Zurn from Uncharted Lancaster for an evening of ghost stories and tales of the…

On this Day in History: George Washington makes his final visit to Lancaster

On this day—September 20, 1796—George Washington made his fifth and final visit to Lancaster, PA. The…

October 1: Safe Harbor dam celebrates 91 years with ‘Fish & Fun’ event

Join me on Saturday, October 1, 2022, at Safe Harbor Dam for a morning of fun…

On this Day in History: The Christiana Resistance – first battle of the Civil War

On this day—September 11, 1851—a deputy U.S. marshal led a raid in Christiana to recover four…

A penny saved is $3,500 earned. Meet the 1787 Benjamin Franklin designed Fugio cent

You can add coin designer to Benjamin Franklin's MASSIVE resume. In fact, his 1787 Fugio cent…

September 1: Native American Rock Carvings and Other Shared Stories Presentation

Town erasing ice jam. History altering fire. 1,000-year-old rock art. Headline news in some places but…

August 27 & October 8: Guided Petroglyphs Kayak Tour

Join kayakLanCo and me on either Saturday, August 27, or Saturday, October 8 at 8 am…

Forgotten Places: Benedict Eshleman Cemetery

On August 5, 1780, Benedict Eshleman died. He was likely the first European to settle in…

August 2, 9, & 11: Guided Petroglyphs Kayak Tour

Join Adam Zurn and kayakLanCo on August 2, 9, or 11 at 8 am for a…

Armchair Explorer: LiDAR Scans of Little and Big Indian Rock

Last week, I voyaged out to the millennium-old petroglyphs of Little Indian Rock and Big Indian…

Benjamin Franklin brings the printing press to Lancaster City

Did you know that in 1751 Benjamin Franklin founded the first print shop in Lancaster? Located…

On this Day in History: George Washington Visits Lancaster

It was on this day—July 3, 1791—that George Washington made his most triumphant visit to Lancaster.…

Bears We Bare: Advice for hiking with bears

With recent bear sightings in Conestoga Township on June 24 and 26, here is some advice…

On this Day in History: Union forces burn Wrightsville Bridge to prevent invasion of Lancaster County

On this Day in History June 28, 1863: Union forces burned the Wrightsville Bridge to stop…

July 10 & July 17: Tunnels of Enola Group Hike

Join Adam Zurn on July 10 at 9 am for the adventure of a lifetime on…

Take a trip back in time on Lititz Historical Foundation’s ‘Walking Tour of Main Street’

Founded in 1756, Lititz earned the title of Coolest Small Town in America in 2013. Nine…

The Lion Sleeps Tonight in Lititz Spring Park

Have you visited the napping lion of Lititz Spring Park? The granite statue inspired by the…

Native American Shaft Polisher from Stamans Run in Washington Boro

This large boulder on display at the Blue Rock Heritage Center was removed from Stamans Run…