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Holtwood and Safe Harbor weren’t Lancaster’s only hydroelectric dams. Enter the Colemanville Water & Power Company

In 1905, Holtwood wasn’t the only hydroelectric dam being built. In the sleepy hamlet of Colemanville,…

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.

Side Quest: Discover Lock 15 of the Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal

Hidden between the Norman Wood Bridge and Muddy Creek on the eastern edge of York County…

Side Quest: Explore York County’s Lock 13

Hidden between the Norman Wood Bridge and Muddy Creek on the eastern edge of York County…

Visit ancient Eygpt without ever leaving Lancaster County

Like the Pharaohs of old, "Lancaster's Westminster Abbey" acts to preserve the remains of Lancaster's noblest…

Side Quest: Brave the darkness of the Colemanville Church Road Tunnel

One of the approximately 80 beautifully constructed tunnels, culverts, and bridges that were constructed along the…

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.…

Side Quest: If you don’t like small spaces don’t visit the double tunnel beneath the Enola Low-Grade

Location of the double tunnel: 39°54’31.3″N 76°22’08.0″W

Side Quest: Investigate the ruins of Lock 12

Lock 12 is one of the most well-preserved locks of the old Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal.…