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Was Lancaster County formed to rid Chester of its “thieves, vagabonds, and ill people”?

Infested with Thieves, Vagabonds, and Ill People In 1728, residents living in the backwoods of Chester…

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…

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…

Side Quest: What are those mysterious shields adorning historic Lancaster buildings?

Walk around the older neighborhoods of Lancaster City, and you might spy medallions like these adorning…

Side Quest: Understanding Lancaster’s curious ‘eavesdropper’

Who is this mysterious fellow at 121 East King Street that enjoys eavesdropping on your conversation?