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Visit ancient Egypt 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 Commander in Chief, James Buchanan. Born on…

A brief history of the Martic Township Park

Today Martic Township Park is a forest thick with trees. But you might be surprised to…

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.…

Side Quest: Survey the Ruins of Mill Creek

These crumbling foundations were once part of an old mill found along the aptly named Mill…

Side Quest: Crawl into this Small Tunnel in Shenks Ferry

For those brave enough to venture below Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautifully constructed tunnels and culverts…

Side Quest: Red Hill Road’s abandoned tunnel

For those brave enough to venture below Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautifully constructed tunnels and culverts…

Groundhog Day’s ancient origins

As with many holiday traditions, the history of Groundhog Day is shrouded in lore, and deciphering…

Side Quest: Grubb Run Culvert to the Susquehanna River

For those brave enough to venture below Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautifully constructed tunnels and culverts…

Side Quest: Rediscover this lost locomotive knuckle coupler

For those brave enough to venture below Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautifully constructed tunnels and culverts…

Side Quest: The Abandoned Houses of Trolley Road

For those brave enough to venture below Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautifully constructed tunnels and culverts…

Side Quest: Wade through the Creswell Station culvert

For those brave enough to venture below Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautifully constructed tunnels and culverts…

Lancaster’s surprising royal connection

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

Some like it hot. Step inside the cold heart of Columbia’s St. Charles Furnace

While you can safely climb inside the St. Charles Furnace today, things would have been very…

Side Quest: Go inside St. Charles Furnace

Click here for the GPS location St. Charles Furnace Learn more about the St. Charles Furnace…

Side Quest: Survey the abandoned buildings of Camp Snyder

For those brave enough to venture below Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautifully constructed tunnels and culverts…

Lancaster’s Darkest Chapter: The Massacre of the Conestoga

On December 27, 1763, the Paxton Boys broke into the Lancaster County Workhouse and slaughtered the…

Lititz answers the call of freedom; becomes a hospital town for Revolutionary War wounded

For eight months in 1778, the town of Lititz served as a hospital caring for hundreds…