The History of Lancaster County’s Borders

Happy Birthday, Lancaster County! It was on this day, May 10, in 1729 that Lancaster County…

Canassatego and the Great Seal of the United States

I recently had the opportunity to speak to the second graders at Lafayette Elementary about Native…

Secret Trust Adventure Revealed: Deciphering the Weekly Challenges

With the treasure hunt for the Secret Trust Adventure now over, I have received several requests…

Secret Trust Adventure Revealed: Deciphering the poem and painting

Last week saw the thrilling conclusion of the Secret Trust Adventure, with at least six teams…

Christopher Franciscus: the Daniel Boone of Lancaster County

Kentucky had Daniel Boone, Lampeter had Christopher Franciscus. Learn more about the pioneering character who wrestled…

Side Quest: Marietta’s Mystery Monument – ‘Speak, friend, and enter.’

It doesn't get any better than this: enigmatic petroglyphs with possible secret society connections hidden on…

Secret Trust Adventure: Vinegar’s Ferry

'Speak, friend, and enter.' The final leg for the Secret Trust Adventure's $200 filled mini-chest begins…