The busybody: Benjamin Franklin’s greatest “invention”?

Is the busybody Benjamin Franklin's greatest invention? Perhaps not but the story behind it is.

Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House: Home to the surveyor who helped define America

Today, 123 North Prince Street houses the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County, but in the…

Who is it that adorns the cupola tower above the former P. Lorillard Co. building on South Prince Street?

Atop the tower of the School District of Lancaster offices sits an unusual weathervane called "The…

Side Quest: Visit one of Lancaster’s oldest structures – Byerland Mennonite Meetinghouse

Most Lancastrians know that the Hans Herr House is the oldest building still standing in the…

Virtual walking tour of the Conestoga Area Historical Society grounds

Take a virtual walking tour of the Conestoga Area Historical Society grounds filled with various buildings…

Side Quest: Conestoga Navigation Company’s Lock #6 in Safe Harbor

Hidden in Conestoga River Park along River Road in Safe Harbor is Lock 6 of the…

Side Quest: Explore the ruins of the Colemanville Water & Power Company Dam

Colemanville Hydroelectric Plant on the Pequea Creek and photos of its March 1926 dam breach.

The American Revolution comes to Lancaster

When did the American Revolution begin for Lancaster? June 15, 1774.

Liberty Bond House: the miniature version of the colonial era Penn Square courthouse hiding in Buchanan Park

Believe it or not, there's a miniature replica of the 1787-1853 Penn Square courthouse in Buchanan…

Lancaster’s old Courthouse: Witness to Great Moments in American History

Great moments in American history took place in Penn Square, many inside the old Lancaster courthouse.