Susquehanna Ramblers: Searching for the rock shelter home of the enigmatic ‘Colonel’ John Mead

Join the Susquehanna Ramblers, comprising of Dennis Brooks, Chip Fulmer, and Jay Mackley, as they search…

Guided Petroglyphs Kayak Tours for 2023 season now available

Join Adam Zurn and kayakLanCo this summer for a fantastic adventure on one of the oldest…

Water Week: Canals of the Conewago Falls

As part of Lancaster Conservancy's annual Water Week celebration, I led a Northwest River Trail History…

Visit the most Indiana Jonesesque places in the Susquehanna Valley

In preparation for Harrison Ford's last outing as the Man in the Hat in the upcoming…

On this Day in History: Eight-year-long Cresap’s War between Maryland and Pennsylvania ends

On this Day in History On May 25, 1738, a treaty ended The Conojocular War, also…

Side Quest: 1911 Muddy Run Railroad Dam

The final leg of the Jewel of the Susquehanna treasure hunt was at Muddy Run. Of…

On this Day in History: Lancaster hangs the same man…twice!

The 5th Amendment to the Constitution says you can’t be tried twice for the same crime.…

George Ross: Lancaster’s sole signer of the Declaration of Independence

Born in 1730 and educated in Philadelphia, George Ross became one of Lancaster's wealthiest and most…

June 8: LancasterHistory’s Summertime Picnic at Sickman’s Mill with tours of the historic structure

Join me with fellow history lovers for an outdoor evening of food and friendship at Sickman's…

May 26: Tunnels of Enola Group Hike

Join Adam Zurn on May 26 at 8 am for the adventure of a lifetime on…

June 10: Mysterious Petroglyphs of Safe Harbor Presentation

Join me at the Millersville Borough Office for my "Mysterious Petroglyphs of Safe Harbor" presentation for…

Secrets Revealed! Jewel of the Susquehanna treasure hunt riddles explained

After 29 days of treasure hunting, four clever teams located the Jewel of the Susquehanna and…

Week 5: Jewel of the Susquehanna treasure hunt comes to its thrilling conclusion!

Greetings! The final day of the💎 Jewel of the Susquehanna treasure hunt is here! As this…

Harrison Ford to wear 1941 Hamilton Watch in upcoming Indiana Jones movie

In the upcoming Indiana Jones 5 movie, Harrison Ford may be wearing a 1941 Hamilton Boulton…

Meet the Colorful River Hills Character and Railroad Worker, Frank Shultz

Southern Lancaster County Historical Society president Stanley T. White shares several vignettes about the colorful River…

Week 4: Jewel of the Susquehanna treasure hunt enters its penultimate phase!

The💎Jewel of the Susquehanna treasure hunt enters its penultimate phase with over 100 teams competing for…

May 5: First Friday event at the historic Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House

Join me on May 5, 2023, at the beautiful 1787 Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House in downtown Lancaster…

Week 3: Jewel of the Susquehanna treasure hunt is afoot!

The game is afoot as the💵$2,000💎Jewel of the Susquehanna treasure hunt enters its third week. The…

Week 2: Jewel of the Susquehanna treasure hunt continues!

Greetings, Jewel Hunters. The pursuit for the 💎Jewel of the Susquehanna continues with $2,000 💰 up…

Jewel of the Susquehanna Leaderboard

Keep track of competitors in your search for the Jewel of the Susquehanna with this leaderboard…