Welcome to Camp Pequea! Lancaster County’s first Boy Scout camp

Camping has always been high adventure. But Lancaster County's first Boy Scouts at Camp Pequea took…

Seeing Lancaster County from a Trolley Window

While researching Lancaster County’s trolley service, a repeatedly referenced resource was Seeing Lancaster County from a…

Side Quest: Explore the ruins of the Colemanville Water & Power Company Dam

Colemanville Hydroelectric Plant on the Pequea Creek and photos of its March 1926 dam breach.

Art: Pequea Trolley in Martic Forge

Pequea Trolley in Martic Forge

Holtwood and Safe Harbor weren’t Lancaster’s only hydroelectric dams. Enter the Colemanville Water & Power Company

In 1905, Holtwood wasn’t the only hydroelectric dam being built. In the sleepy hamlet of Colemanville,…

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…

100 years ago Lancaster’s trolleys transported 12 million people annually. Today almost all signs are gone. Join the search for the lost Pequea Trolley

Beginning in the late 1800s, a system of trolleys ran all over Lancaster County. One line…