Race Against Time! Exploring the abandoned Kingsley Tower before its destruction

A Fourth of July weekend road trip turned into a race against time as I attempt…

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

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

‘Hizzoner’ John Passmore the larger than life first mayor of Lancaster

Unwrap the unique life of ‘Hizzoner’ John Passmore. Lancaster’s eccentric and larger than life first mayor.

Join the search for Lancaster County’s oldest tombstone

The question is simple. Where is Lancaster County’s oldest tombstone located? Finding the answer is harder…

Side Quest: Explore the 300-year-old Pequea Silver Mine

Go down in history when you explore the 300-year-old abandoned Pequea Silver Mines.

Side Quest: Safe Harbor Village Walking Tour

Explore the historic Safe Harbor Village with this 1.25 mile self-guided walking tour.

‘Colonel’ John Mead: the enigmatic ‘Gentleman Bum’ of the River Hills

The discover the mysterious life of "Colonel" John Mead, a man who spent the last 25…

Sickman’s Mill: A stone monument to a forgotten time

Sickman's Mill located along the banks of the Pequea Creek is a monument to a forgotten…

Side Quest: Visit the Grave of former President James Buchanan

On this Presidents’ Day, I visited the grave of Pennsylvania’s only Commander in Chief, James Buchanan.…

Lancaster’s surprising royal connection

Pop Quiz: What connection does King George, Queen Caroline, the Prince of Wales, and the Duke…