In the News: ‘Knowing Lancaster County’s rich history could earn you more than $3,000; here’s how’ from LancasterOnline

In the News

From the LancasterOnline written by Mike Andrelczyk published on March 14, 2021.

Everyone knows that Lancaster is rich with history, but now you can get a little richer by knowing some Lancaster history. Adam Zurn, creator of Uncharted Lancaster — the local history-based adventure website — and Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County have teamed up to create an epic six-week-long Secret Trust Adventure with a grand prize valued at more than $3,000.

Click here to read Andrelczyk’s full online.

How to Play

This exclusive adventure is available only to members of the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County.

Not a member? No problem. Click here and join at any level.

Members receive a decoder paper with how to organize the GPS coordinates, a location poem to help further zero in on the location, and a claim code riddle.

How it Works

Each week on Saturday at 7 am, the next clue and location to explore will be revealed. Adventurers will need to visit a series of historic and architecturally significant Lancaster County locations as they solve puzzles or complete the tasks to reveal a portion of the treasure’s GPS coordinates.

Those able to complete the quest unlock the resting place of a cache that redeems for the coin-laded treasure chest.

Its finders keepers for the first person to finish this treasure hunt. However, keep in mind that the treasure is hidden in such a way that only official participants will be able to find and claim it—so be sure to purchase your Trust membership.

Never miss a treasure hunting update or clue by signing up below and following Uncharted Lancaster and the Trust on social media.


Learn More

To learn more about the treasure hunt and how to participate, click here.

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