Peruse the 1976 edition of the ‘Watt & Shand Employee Handbook’

At this year’s The Friends of the Lancaster Public Library book sale, I came into possession…

Pop Quiz: Tallest buildings in Lancaster

How well do you know Lancaster City's skyline? What about Lancaster in 1794? Test your skill…

Would you believe cowboys fought in the American Revolution…and on the side of the British?

The American Revolution produced the first "cowboys." But these hard riding, clever guerrilla fighters worked for…

Painting shows how the Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House in Lancaster likely looked in the late 1700s

Richard G. Hess painting shows how the Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House in Lancaster likely looked in the…

View the only contemporary image of Lancaster’s first “real” courthouse

View the only contemporary image of Lancaster's first “real” courthouse in this 1757 sketch by Nicolaus…

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Uncharted Lancaster

If you've talked to me in person, you know that I start many conversations with "I…

Water Week Adventures

Grab your fedora intrepid explorers because Lancaster Conservancy and Uncharted Lancaster have partnered to create two brand new…

Aiden Lair Lodge and Theodore Roosevelt’s Midnight Ride to the Presidency

During a recent trip to the Adirondacks, I retraced Theodore Roosevelt's historic midnight ride to the…

Were the Susquehannock Indians really giants?

Captain John Smith wrote that the Susquehannocks are a giant-like people." Were they?

How the Susquehannock Indians became known as the Conestoga

Would you be surprised to know that the Native American tribe known as the Susquehannocks never…