Peruse the 1976 edition of the ‘Watt & Shand Employee Handbook’

At this year’s The Friends of the Lancaster Public Library book sale, I came into possession…

River Guide: I Can See the Bridge. So, where’s the Port?

If you drive into or out of Lancaster on East King Street, you might not even…

Pop Quiz: Tallest buildings in Lancaster

How well do you know Lancaster City's skyline? What about Lancaster in 1794? Test your skill…

Painting shows how the Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House in Lancaster likely looked in the late 1700s

Richard G. Hess painting shows how the Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House in Lancaster likely looked in the…

View the only contemporary image of Lancaster’s first “real” courthouse

View the only contemporary image of Lancaster's first “real” courthouse in this 1757 sketch by Nicolaus…

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Uncharted Lancaster

If you've talked to me in person, you know that I start many conversations with "I…

Were the Susquehannock Indians really giants?

Captain John Smith wrote that the Susquehannocks are a giant-like people." Were they?

How the Susquehannock Indians became known as the Conestoga

Would you be surprised to know that the Native American tribe known as the Susquehannocks never…

A Brief History of ‘Black Diamond’ Dredging on the Susquehanna

Believe it or not, between the early 1900s and 1972, there were numerous coal dredging operations…

Lancaster Central Market: The oldest, continuously running public farmers’ market in the country

Lancaster Central Market is the oldest continuously operating farmers market in the United States with fresh…