November 18: Tunnels of Enola Group Hike

Join Adam Zurn on Saturday, November 18, 2023, at 8 am for the adventure of a…

On this Day in History: Veterans Memorial Bridge photos taken on Armistice Day 1930

Check out this series of aerial photographs of the Veterans Memorial Bridge between Columbia and Wrightsville…

The Ephrata Cloister: Unveiling the History of a Religious Utopia

Nestled in the heart of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County, the Ephrata Cloister is a testament to a…

Peculiar Names: Turniptown

According to LancasterHistory, the area once known as Turniptown lies between Lampeter and Strasburg, PA, near…

The Head in the Window on Carter’s Hill 

In the heart of Fulton Township, along Route 222, there stands an unassuming brick house, weathered…

Susquehanna Mermaids: Tales of River Nymphs and Water Sirens

Although traditionally associated with the open sea, the waters of Northeast America are not immune to…

Is Camp Security, York County’s Revolutionary War POW camp, haunted?

Located in Springettsbury Township, York County, PA, Camp Security is the last remaining undeveloped prisoner-of-war camp…

Headless Skeletons of F&M’s Dietz-Santee Hall

While Dietz-Santee Hall has no ghost stories, an unusually macabre incident transpired there on September 8,…

October 26: Strasburg Halloween Parade

I love a good parade! So join me on Thursday, October 26, 2023, at 7 p.m.…

Glow from the Past: The Radiant World of ☢️ Uranium Glass

On a recent trip to Columbia, PA, at Bootleg Antiques, I purchased some uranium—not weapons-grade, just…

On this Day in History: William Penn was born

🎂 Happy birthday to William Penn who was born in London on October 14, 1644. In…

The “White Angel” of Shenks Ferry

Local lore hangs heavy at Shenks Ferry. Stories vary, but most center around the ghost of…

Spook House Station Stop of the Reading & Columbia Railroad

Haunted houses are typically considered works of fiction by someone with an overactive imagination. But are…

Lititz Springs Inn’s Haunted Portrait of General Sutter

According to urban legend, the Lititz Springs Inn is plagued by eerie and inexplicable paranormal activities…

Peculiar Names: Churchtown

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

Haunted Lancaster: The Amish Terrorizing Demonic Delinquent

In 1973, several Lancaster County Amish farmers reported seeing a hairy monster. The most incredible encounter…

Veterans Memorial Bridge slate coaster set available for purchase

Purchase a four-pack of 4″x4″ slate coaster set featuring the iconic 1930 Veterans Memorial Bridge (Columbia–Wrightsville…

On this Day in History: Veterans Memorial Bridge opens to the public

On September 30, 1930, the Columbia–Wrightsville Bridge, officially called the Veterans Memorial Bridge, opened to the…

On this Day in History: Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge destroyed by Cedar Keys Hurricane in 1896

✨On This Day In History✨ On September 29, 1896, the Cedar Keys Hurricane ripped through Central…

Safe Harbor Fish & Fun Day Mini-Adventure

Come celebrate Safe Harbor's 92nd anniversary this Saturday by exploring five nearby locations as you learn…