Canassatego and the Great Seal of the United States

I recently had the opportunity to speak to the second graders at Lafayette Elementary about Native…

Episodes 5 of ‘On the Edge with Lauren’ now available on YouTube

In this week's show I discuss how one local Beer Baron ran a 3,000-foot suds filled…

Upland Lawn: A Landmark Home nearly lost from memory

Take a peek down this 'memory lane'...North School Lane to be precise and the phantom place…

Southeast view of the City of Lancaster in 1978

If you love old maps like I do, then you will enjoy this one from 1978…

Mr. Washington Goes to Lancaster

It's Presidents' Day! As such, we celebrate the life of George Washington. But did you know…

Enjoy the 40-page 1929 City of Lancaster Comprehensive Plan

Enjoy the 40-page 1929 City of Lancaster Comprehensive Plan. It's data analysis and policies guided the…

Lancaster’s King Street: Gateway to the West!

Today, King Street in Lancaster, PA is one way going east, but, in honor of its…

River Guide: I Can See the Bridge. So, where’s the Port?

If you drive into or out of Lancaster on East King Street, you might not even…

Pop Quiz: Tallest buildings in Lancaster

How well do you know Lancaster City's skyline? What about Lancaster in 1794? Test your skill…

View the only contemporary image of Lancaster’s first “real” courthouse

View the only contemporary image of Lancaster's first “real” courthouse in this 1757 sketch by Nicolaus…

Lancaster Central Market: The oldest, continuously running public farmers’ market in the country

Lancaster Central Market is the oldest continuously operating farmers market in the United States with fresh…

Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House: Home to the surveyor who helped define America

Today, 123 North Prince Street houses the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County, but in the…

Who is it that adorns the cupola tower above the former P. Lorillard Co. building on South Prince Street?

Atop the tower of the School District of Lancaster offices sits an unusual weathervane called "The…

The American Revolution comes to Lancaster

When did the American Revolution begin for Lancaster? June 15, 1774.

To keep the beer flowing during Prohibition, one Beer Baron ran a 3,000-foot suds filled hose through the sewers of Lancaster

Learn how a local beer baron shipped his suds 3,000 feet through the sewers of Lancaster…

Then & Now: 38 W. King Street home to Lancaster’s second-oldest public clock

Is 38 West King Street home to Lancaster's second oldest public clock?

‘Spanish Flu’ in Lancaster

COVID-19 isn't the first pandemic to strike Lancaster. In 1918, "Spanish Flu" exacted its toll on…

Lancaster’s surprising royal connection

Pop Quiz: What connection does King George, Queen Caroline, the Prince of Wales, and the Duke…

This Lancaster bookworm has been reading the newspaper daily for 40 years

Lancaster's metallic bookworm has been reading the newspaper daily for nearly 40 years. But how much…

Hang’em High! The macabre history of public hangings in Lancaster

Almost as soon as people started living in Pennsylvania, we started executing them. Lancaster's first hanging…