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On this day in 1874, Lancaster dedicated its Soldiers & Sailors Monument

On July 4, 1874, Lancaster dedicated the Soldiers and Sailors Monument that stands in the heart…

Who is it that adorns the cupola tower above the former P. Lorillard Co. building on South Prince Street?

Atop the tower of the School District of Lancaster offices sits an unusual weathervane called "The…

Lancaster’s old Courthouse: Witness to Great Moments in American History

Great moments in American history took place in Penn Square, many inside the old Lancaster courthouse.

Remembering Safe Harbor’s Private William Campbell Civil War veteran

On this Memorial Day weekend, it seems fitting to remember Private William Campbellā€”a Civil War Veteran…

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.

Haunted Lancaster: The Ghost of General Reynolds

Some believe General John Reynolds' spirit never found peace. As such his ghost wanders the streets…

Side Quest: Revolutionary conspirator and future failed president. Behold the East Orange Street house that sheltered both men.

Would you believe this stately 1749 colonial style mansion in Lancaster City sheltered both a Revolutionary…