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…

Could Marie Warenbuer Ferree’s tombstone be the oldest in Lancaster County?

Could Mary Ferree's tombstone be the oldest in Lancaster County? If it is, in fact, the…

Grave Money: Why do some tombstones have coins on them?

Discover why do some tombstones have coins on them.

Graveyard vs. Cemetery: What’s the difference?

Graveyard vs. Cemetery. What's the difference? It's subtle, but there is one.

Remembering Safe Harbor’s Private William Campbell Civil War veteran

On this Memorial Day weekend, it seems fitting to remember Private William Campbell—a Civil War Veteran…

Join the search for Lancaster County’s oldest tombstone

The question is simple. Where is Lancaster County’s oldest tombstone located? Finding the answer is harder…

Side Quest: Safe Harbor Village Walking Tour

Explore the historic Safe Harbor Village with this 1.25 mile self-guided walking tour.

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: Visit the Grave of former President James Buchanan

On this Presidents’ Day, I visited the grave of Commander in Chief, James Buchanan. Born on…

Haunted Lancaster: The White Werewolf and the Full Moon Curse of Shock Graveyard

Legend holds that anyone foolish enough to walk seven times around Hans Graf Cemetery under the…

Haunted Lancaster: The Laughing Ghost of Gonder Mansion

Behind the walls of Strasburg's most beautiful home lies a dark secret. More than 100 years…

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…

Dark Culverts. Decimated dynamite factory. Lost Treasure. Explore the forgotten mysteries of Bausman’s Hollow

Explore the forgotten mysteries of Bausman's Hollow rife with the ruins of various long-abandoned stone foundations,…