In the News: Uncharted Lancaster using Adventure to Engage

I recently was interviewed by Amy Evans from the PA Chapter of the American Planning Association…

Top 10 tales from this season’s spooktacular #HauntedLancaster series

As October comes to a close, so does another season of spooktacular #HauntedLancaster tales. Here are…

Haunted Lancaster: The Fiery Specter of Grace Hubley

In 1819, wealthy heiress Grace P. Hubley was said to have caused the breakup of future…

Haunted Lancaster: Sickman’s Mill Ghostly Green Glow

In the 1970s, Sickman's Mill operated as a campground. Patrons on multiple occasions reported seeing an…

Tales of Ghosts & Adventure Online Presentation Wednesday!

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

Sons of Liberty: Matthias Slough and the White Swan Hotel

Despite having no battles fought here, Lancaster was still a hotbed of political activity before and…

Haunted Lancaster: Ghastly discovery beneath Cherry Street in 1891

While digging a ditch in 1891 for a new sewer along Cherry Street in Lancaster, Davis…

Lancaster City Revolutionary War sites: Equestrian Stables for Washington’s Army

With the outbreak of the Revolution, Lancaster was far enough away to be a safe location…

Haunted Lancaster: Massacre of the Conestoga

On December 27, 1763, vigilantes broke into the Lancaster County workhouse to massacre the last of…

Haunted Lancaster: Christopher Franciscus and the Hungry Wolf

With urban sprawl spreading across the county, it is easy to forget there was a time…

Haunted Lancaster: The Haunting of F&M’s Old Main

Dedicated in 1856, Franklin & Marshall’s Old Main Building was built on the site of Lancaster’s “Gallows…

Haunted Lancaster: Enormous snake attacks Conestoga area residents

On August 3, 1869, an enormous black snake nearly crushed a sleeping boy. What made this…

LiDAR scans of Conestoga Boulevard Mystery Rock

I recently upgraded to a new phone that has LiDAR capabilities. I've been eager to experiment…

Haunted Lancaster: The Ghost of General ‘Mad Anthony’ Wayne and his Missing Bones

Revolutionary War General "Mad Anthony" Wayne has the unique distinction of being the only Pennsylvanian known…

November 5: First Friday Open House event at the historic Ellicott House

Join me on November 5, 2021, at the beautiful 1787 Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House in downtown Lancaster…

Haunted Lancaster: The tragic tale of Augusta Bitner and her wandering statue in Lancaster Cemetery

Founded in 1846, Lancaster Cemetery is home to several prominent Lancastrians such as painter Charles Demuth…

1907 McCalls Ferry Dam Postcards

I recently acquired three 1907 McCalls Ferry Dam (now called Holtwood) postcards. Being a firm believer…

Haunted Lancaster: Meet Columbia’s Little Bigfoot—the Albatwitch

In the area of Chickies Rock near the ancient Susquehanna River, stories of a 4-foot-tall hairy…

October 27: Tales of Ghosts & Adventure Online Presentation

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

Haunted Lancaster: Haunted treasure lies hidden in Safe Harbor; chaotic spoils of the French & Indian War

In 1870, treasure hunters descended into Safe Harbor. Undercover of darkness, they searched for $4 million…