History of Conestoga Township as recorded in the ‘1875 Historical Atlas of Lancaster County’

In 1875, Conestoga was considered one of the wealthiest and best townships in the County. Find…

A Brief History of Conestoga Township

Conestoga Township was named for the Conestoga River, which in turn was named for a tribe…

Virtual walking tour of the Conestoga Area Historical Society grounds

Take a virtual walking tour of the Conestoga Area Historical Society grounds filled with various buildings…

Conestoga Wagon: Century Strong Ship of Inland Commerce

The Conestoga wagon, as known as "the ship of inland commerce," was used for over a…

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

In 1870, treasure hunters descended into Safe Harbor. Under the cover of darkness, they searched for…

Along the Susquehanna at the mouth of the Conestoga River lies a village born in fire but died from ice. Survey the razed company ghost town of Safe Harbor.

There are three Safe Harbors: the Safe Harbor Hydroelectric Dam, the 1930s Village at Safe Harbor, and…

Covering a wooden bridge has nothing to do with the horses that use them. Learn why when you visit Lancaster’s second-longest.

1,500 covered bridges use to cross the streams and rivers of Pennsylvania. Today 200 remain and…