On this Day in History: Lancaster prints its first newspaper under the guidance of Benjamin Franklin

On this Day in History. On January 15, 1752, Lancaster's first newspaper, Lancastersche Zeitung or The…

Benjamin Franklin brings the printing press to Lancaster City

Did you know that in 1751 Benjamin Franklin founded the first print shop in Lancaster? Located…

In the News: George Washington visits Lancaster on Independence Day 1791 – Lancaster Connects

I recently had the pleasure of again doing the "Local History Nugget" segment for Lancaster Connects.…

Independence comes to Lancaster but not until July 8

In a time before social media, news traveled slowly. Word of the Declaration of Independence's signing…