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…

Secret Trust Adventure: White Chimneys

It's week 6 of the Secret Trust Adventure, and your quest to find the treasure nears…

Secret Trust Adventure: What time is it?

What time is it? It's week 5 of the Secret Trust Adventure. Your search to find…

Side Quest: Governor Dick Observation Tower

Explore the boulder-filled forests of Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Governor Dick as you prepare to…

Secret Trust Adventure: ‘the brave loyal Normal boys’

It's week 4 of the Secret Trust Adventure. Your quest continues when you visit 'the brave…

Episodes 6 of ‘On the Edge with Lauren’ now available on YouTube

Episodes 6 of 'On the Edge with Lauren' now available on YouTube. This week's show discusses…

Secret Trust Adventure: Go West, Young Man

It's week 3 of the Secret Trust Adventure. Your quest continues by completing a three-part challenge.…

Rankin Treasure Adventure

Before having his property confiscated for being a traitor, British Loyalist James Rankin hid his entire…

Does a traitor’s treasure lie hidden in Springettsbury Township?

Before having his property confiscated for being a traitor, British Loyalist James Rankin allegedly hid his…

Secret Trust Adventure: Domain Lancaster

It's week 2 of the Secret Trust Adventure, and your quest to find the treasure continues…

Secret Trust Adventure: Columbia Crossing River Trails Center

It's week 1 of the Secret Trust Adventure, and your quest to find the treasure begins…

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

In the News: 'Knowing Lancaster County's rich history could earn you more than $3,000; here's how'…

Episodes 5 of ‘On the Edge with Lauren’ now available on YouTube

In this week's show I discuss how one local Beer Baron ran a 3,000-foot suds filled…

16 Roads, Bridges, and Places worth knowing about in Lancaster County

If you love old maps like I do, then you will enjoy this one from 1978…