Art: Lancaster County Courthouse 1875

Here is the Lancaster County Courthouse, as seen in the '1875 Historical Atlas of Lancaster County.'

‘Spanish Flu’ in Lancaster

COVID-19 isn't the first pandemic to strike Lancaster. In 1918, "Spanish Flu" exacted its toll on…

Side Quest: Can you find the Ents living in the River Hills?

If you know where to look, metal munching Ents hide in plain sight among the trees…

Art: Smith Tower on the Enola Low Grade

Pennsylvania Railroad's mightly M1 steam locomotive No. 6857 blasting its way westward past Smith Tower.

Armchair Explorer: Make your reservation today for the Pequehanna Inn – Pennsylvania’s Crown Jewel answer to Lake Placid

In an alternate universe, a five-story, 384 room luxury hotel sits high on a hill above…

Side Quest: Behold Grubb Run’s Mysterious Stone Giant

If you hike the wildflower trail deep in Bausman's Hollow, you will eventually spot this mysterious…

Art: ‘Doodle-Bug’ motor car of Mountville

"Doodle-Bug" motor car of Mountville pulls in on a cold winter morning with the day's mail.

Side Quest: Suzy’s Hole Geocache

If you are looking for a side quest to round out your Pequea Trolley Adventure, try…

Poetry: “Safe Harbor Village the perfect subject for a miniature-artist”

Here's a free verse poem that Joseph Estlack was inspired to write after his recent visit…

Side Quest: Quarryville’s South Fork Big Beaver Creek Culvert

For those brave enough to venture below the Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautiful tunnels and culverts…

Art: Manheim Trolley through Kauffman’s Park

Manheim Trolley

America’s first toll road: The Philadelphia & Lancaster Turnpike

Imagine traveling a road that was so pleasurable you would happily pay to use it? That's…

Side Quest: Waterfall Culvert of Fairview Road

For those brave enough to venture below Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautifully constructed tunnels and culverts…

Poetry: “Within This God’s Acre”

Here's a free verse poem that Joseph Estlack was inspired to write after his recent visit…

Art: Pequea Trolley in Martic Forge

Pequea Trolley in Martic Forge

Armchair Explorer: The Search for Pequea’s Subterranean Lake

In 1870, a Lancaster newspaper reported that a mysterious subterranean lake existed in Pequea Township. Was…