Haunted Lancaster: Death by Dynamite. How building the Enola-Low Grade claimed 200 souls

If you were looking for potentially haunted locations in Lancaster County, the 200 souls lost constructing…

Haunted Lancaster: The Ghost of General Reynolds

Some believe General John Reynolds' spirit never found peace. As such his ghost wanders the streets…

The day Lancaster was the nation’s capital

September 27 On this day in 1777, Lancaster became the nation’s capital when fourteen members of…

Was Lampeter named after handicapped tavern keeper Peter Yeordya?

Legend has it Lampeter was named after an early resident and disabled tavern keeper, Peter Yeordya.…

The Grape: Secret meeting place for Lancaster’s Sons of Liberty

If you are looking for the epicenter for the spirit of independence in Lancaster County, look…

The Great Indian Treaty of 1744

In June of 1744, scores of Native Americans began to gather outside of Lancaster in a…

The Conestoga Horse: The first outstanding horse to be developed in America

Lancaster County had its own horse to pull the Conestoga Wagons (click here to read more…

How Columbia and Millersville nearly became the county seat for Lancaster

Lancaster County's first courthouse was not at Penn Square. It wasn't even in Lancaster City.

Tschantz Graveyard: The final resting place for several of Lancaster’s first settlers and one of the County’s oldest cemeteries

1710 Lancaster County Immigrants In 1710 the first extensive settlement in what would later become Lancaster…

Conestoga Wagon: Century Strong Ship of Inland Commerce

The Conestoga wagon, as known as "the ship of inland commerce," was used for over a…