Phantom Places: Wabank House. What happened to this ‘fashionable and favorite place of summer resort’?

Built in 1855 along the banks of the Conestoga, the Wabank House was a "fashionable and…

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.

Side Quest: Visit the Grave of former President James Buchanan

On this Presidents’ Day, I visited the grave of Pennsylvania’s only* Commander in Chief, James Buchanan.…

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…