River Guide: Mouth of the Conestoga

Ponder this for a moment. Millions of years ago, an enormous lake once existed at what…

Grave Money: Why do some tombstones have coins on them?

Discover why do some tombstones have coins on them.

Graveyard vs. Cemetery: What’s the difference?

Graveyard vs. Cemetery. What's the difference? It's subtle, but there is one.

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…

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…

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.