Haunted Lancaster: Ghastly discovery beneath Cherry Street in 1891

While digging a ditch in 1891 for a new sewer along Cherry Street in Lancaster, Davis…

Lancaster City Revolutionary War sites: Equestrian Stables for Washington’s Army

With the outbreak of the Revolution, Lancaster was far enough away to be a safe location…

Haunted Lancaster: Massacre of the Conestoga

On December 27, 1763, vigilantes broke into the Lancaster County workhouse to massacre the last of…

Haunted Lancaster: Christopher Franciscus and the Hungry Wolf

With urban sprawl spreading across the county, it is easy to forget there was a time…

Haunted Lancaster: The Haunting of F&M’s Old Main

Dedicated in 1856, Franklin & Marshall’s Old Main Building was built on the site of Lancaster’s “Gallows…

Haunted Lancaster: Enormous snake attacks Conestoga area residents

On August 3, 1869, an enormous black snake nearly crushed a sleeping boy. What made this…

LiDAR scans of Conestoga Boulevard Mystery Rock

I recently upgraded to a new phone that has LiDAR capabilities. I've been eager to experiment…

Haunted Lancaster: The Ghost of General ‘Mad Anthony’ Wayne and his Missing Bones

Revolutionary War General "Mad Anthony" Wayne has the unique distinction of being the only Pennsylvanian known…

November 5: First Friday Open House event at the historic Ellicott House

Join me on November 5, 2021, at the beautiful 1787 Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House in downtown Lancaster…

Haunted Lancaster: The tragic tale of Augusta Bitner and her wandering statue in Lancaster Cemetery

Founded in 1846, Lancaster Cemetery is home to several prominent Lancastrians such as painter Charles Demuth…

1907 McCalls Ferry Dam Postcards

I recently acquired three 1907 McCalls Ferry Dam (now called Holtwood) postcards. Being a firm believer…

Haunted Lancaster: Meet Columbia’s Little Bigfoot—the Albatwitch

In the area of Chickies Rock near the ancient Susquehanna River, stories of a 4-foot-tall hairy…

October 27: Tales of Ghosts & Adventure Online Presentation

Join Adam Zurn from Uncharted Lancaster for an evening of ghost stories and local tales of…

Haunted Lancaster: Haunted treasure lies hidden in Safe Harbor; chaotic spoils of the French & Indian War

In 1870, treasure hunters descended into Safe Harbor. Undercover of darkness, they searched for $4 million…

Lock 12 Historic Area

I recently came into possession of an out-of-print booklet published by Holtwood LLC detailing the Lock…

Safe Harbor Mini-Adventure

Celebrate Safe Harbor's 90th anniversary by exploring nearby locations as you learn the area's rich history…

In the News: ‘The “Alcatraz” of Sun Country’ – The Sun

Earlier this month, I took a reporter from Hummelstown's newspaper The Sun to State Game Lands…

In the News: ‘Mysterious Rock Art Island Of The Susquehanna River’ with TopoRanger

In August, YouTuber Topo Ranger and I journeyed out to see the petroglyphs of the Susquehanna…

October 2: Safe Harbor celebrates 90 years of electric generation with Fish & Fun event

Join me on October 2 at Safe Harbor Dam for a morning of family fun that…

Seeking information about Private Earl J. Lynn from 1921

When you own a property as old as the Drumore Mill, it is not uncommon to…