How the Susquehannock Indians became known as the Conestoga

Would you be surprised to know that the Native American tribe known as the Susquehannocks never…

Port of Lancaster and the Curious Etymology of Safe Harbor’s Name

Where does the name Safe Harbor originate? Believe it or not, but it comes from the…

A brief history of booze and the origins of other alcoholic terms

As with other American pastimes, alcohol and related activities developed colorful terms each with fascinating etymologies.