Side Quest: Visit the site of Mt. Gretna’s proposed Maximum Security Prison

In October 1938 ground was broken near Mt. Gretna to build an escape-proof maximum security prison.…

1978 map of Lancaster County’s creeks, towns, and hills

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

Episodes 4 of ‘On the Edge with Lauren’ now available on YouTube

Episode 4 of 'On the Edge with Lauren' is now available on YouTube. This week's show…

Sign up for the ‘Secret Trust Adventure’ today!

A real-life treasure hunt starts on March 20. One that ends with an 18-pound loot crate…

Baumgardner’s Mill: Grinding out property disputes, sabotage, and foul play

Today Baumgardner's Mill sits quietly along Covered Bridge Road in Pequea Township. But more than 100…

Southeast view of the City of Lancaster in 1978

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

Episodes 3 of ‘On the Edge with Lauren’ now available on YouTube

Episode 3 of 'On the Edge with Lauren' is now available on YouTube. In it, I…

In the News: Episodes 2 of ‘On the Edge with Lauren’ now available on YouTube

Episode 2 of 'On the Edge with Lauren' is now available on YouTube.. In it, I…

In the News: Episode 1 of ‘On the Edge with Lauren’ now available on YouTube

Episode 1 of 'On the Edge with Lauren,' where I was honored to be one of…

Take a trip back in time with this historic canoeing guide to the Conestoga

In 1976 the Conestoga Valley Association created a detailed canoeing guide to the historic Conestoga that…

Where did Lake Aldred get its name?

Located on the Susquehanna between Safe Harbor and Holtwood lies the 2,400-acre body of water known…

1978 Map of Lake Aldred on the Susquehanna River

If you love old maps like me, then you will enjoy this one from 1978 showing…

Mr. Washington Goes to Lancaster

It's Presidents' Day! As such, we celebrate the life of George Washington. But did you know…

The forgotten winter tradition of ‘snowing the bridge’

Before cars, it was customary for the local farmer to snow a covered bridge after each…

1978 Map of Lancaster County Central Park

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

Lancaster’s own Gold Klondike along the banks of the Pequea in Herrville

In 1900, according to newspaper reports, gold was found in Herrville near the Pequea Creek. Grab…

Can you help unravel the mystery of this Riverview Cemetery structure?

A recent expedition along the Conestoga River near Riverview Cemetery revealed this puzzling stone structure. Can…

Map of Native American paths in Lancaster County

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

Notorious Doan Outlaws leave behind $2 million in Berks County

The notorious gang of Quaker brothers, known as the Doan Outlaws, became renowned for robbing tax…

Vote ‘Uncharted Lancaster’ for Susquehanna Style’s 2021 Best of Lancaster Instagram Feed

I would love your help in winning "Best Instagram Feed" 2021 in Susquehanna Style's Best of…