On this Day in History: George Washington Visits Lancaster

It was on this day—July 3, 1791—that George Washington made his most triumphant visit to Lancaster.…

Bears We Bare: Advice for hiking with bears

With recent bear sightings in Conestoga Township on June 24 and 26, here is some advice…

On this Day in History: Union forces burn Wrightsville Bridge to prevent invasion of Lancaster County

On this Day in History June 28, 1863: Union forces burned the Wrightsville Bridge to stop…

July 10 & July 17: Tunnels of Enola Group Hike

Join Adam Zurn on July 10 at 9 am for the adventure of a lifetime on…

Take a trip back in time on Lititz Historical Foundation’s ‘Walking Tour of Main Street’

Founded in 1756, Lititz earned the title of Coolest Small Town in America in 2013. Nine…

The Lion Sleeps Tonight in Lititz Spring Park

Have you visited the napping lion of Lititz Spring Park? The granite statue inspired by the…

Native American Shaft Polisher from Stamans Run in Washington Boro

This large boulder on display at the Blue Rock Heritage Center was removed from Stamans Run…

On this Day in History: 1906 Shenks Ferry TNT factory explosion obliterates 11 men

It was on this day that the worst accident in Lancaster County history occurred. On June…

Side Quest: How to Access the Safe Harbor Bridge Trestle

I've recently received many questions asking how to best access the Safe Harbor Bridge Trestle. As…

Enjoy a tour inside of Sickman’s Mill

On Thursday, June 2, I was honored to be a last-minute addition to LancasterHistory's Summertime Picnic…

Water Week: Susquehanna River Fun Facts

With Lancaster Conservancy's annual Water Week festivities beginning today, here are some fun facts about Lancaster…

On this Day in History: President John Adams visits Lancaster

On This Day in History. On May 28, 1800, President John Adams visited Lancaster while on…

In the News: “Anonymous group wins Uncharted Lancaster treasure hunt” from LancasterOnline

In the News "The early bird gets the 3D printed egg. Just ask the Night Owls,…

Why is Friday the 13th considered unlucky?

It's Friday the 13th! A day full of dread and possible horror. But have you ever…

Peculiar Names: Mount Joy

Lancaster County is full of communities with peculiar names. This series examines their curious etymology. Up…

On this Day in History: Lancaster County is Born!

Happy Birthday, Lancaster County! It was on May 10, 1729, that Lancaster became a county carved…

Secrets Revealed! The riddles from the hunt for my $1,500 Easter Egg explained

After 29 days of treasure hunting, my $1,500 Easter egg has been located. Many players requested…

Who will find my $1,500 Easter Egg? Follow contestants’ progress live

As the real-life treasure hunt for my $1,500 Easter Egg enters the home stretch, click the…

Week 5: The hunt for my $1,500 Easter Egg comes to its thrilling conclusion!

Greetings, gunters! Today, the hunt for my $1,500 Easter Egg comes to its thrilling conclusion! The…

Week 4: The hunt for my $1,500 Easter Egg enters its penultimate phase!

Greetings gunters. The hunt for my $1,500 Easter Egg has entered its penultimate phase! Winning is…