Were the Susquehannock Indians really giants?

Captain John Smith wrote that the Susquehannocks are a giant-like people." Were they?

How the Susquehannock Indians became known as the Conestoga

Would you be surprised to know that the Native American tribe known as the Susquehannocks never…

A Brief History of ‘Black Diamond’ Dredging on the Susquehanna

Believe it or not, between the early 1900s and 1972, there were numerous coal dredging operations…

Lancaster Central Market: The oldest, continuously running public farmers’ market in the country

Lancaster Central Market is the oldest continuously operating farmers market in the United States with fresh…

Climbers Run Adventure

Go on an educational adventure through Climbers Run Nature Preserve with a new five-stop self-guided tour created…

Green Infrastructure Adventure

Get a first-hand look at how the City of Lancaster is transforming its streets, parks, commercial…

Side Quest: Conestoga Trail cool off

If the summer heat has you down and you need to cool off, look no further…

A Brief History of Conestoga Township

Conestoga Township was named for the Conestoga River, which in turn was named for a tribe…

Independence comes to Lancaster but not until July 8

In a time before social media, news traveled slowly. Word of the Declaration of Independence's signing…

Race Against Time! Exploring the abandoned Kingsley Tower before its destruction

A Fourth of July weekend road trip turned into a race against time as I attempt…