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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…

Haunted Lancaster: The Ghost of General Reynolds

Some believe General John Reynolds' spirit never found peace. As such his ghost wanders the streets…