Seeing Lancaster County from a Trolley Window

While researching Lancaster County’s trolley service, a repeatedly referenced resource was Seeing Lancaster County from a…

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…

Side Quest: Explore the wreckage of the Safe Harbor Christmas train accident

What happens when a freight train collides with a 3-ton boulder? Train engineer William Neway found…

Armchair Explorer: Make your reservation today for the Pequehanna Inn – Pennsylvania’s Crown Jewel answer to Lake Placid

In an alternate universe, a five-story, 384 room luxury hotel sits high on a hill above…

Armchair Explorer: The Search for Pequea’s Subterranean Lake

In 1870, a Lancaster newspaper reported that a mysterious subterranean lake existed in Pequea Township. Was…

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…