Architectural Tour: The Historic Village at Safe Harbor

The hydroelectric plant across the Susquehanna was not the only construction project taking place at Safe…

A Brief History of ‘Black Diamond’ Dredging on the Susquehanna

Believe it or not, between the early 1900s and 1972, there were numerous coal dredging operations…

A Brief History of Conestoga Township

Conestoga Township was named for the Conestoga River, which in turn was named for a tribe…

Architectural Tour: Safe Harbor Hydroelectric Plant

The area we now call Safe Harbor was important to the Indians and traders of the…

Side Quest: Conestoga Navigation Company’s Lock #6 in Safe Harbor

Hidden in Conestoga River Park along River Road in Safe Harbor is Lock 6 of the…

Side Quest: Kayaking the Conestoga from Rock Hill to Safe Harbor

If you are looking for some ruins to explore or are a novice kayaker in search…

Remembering Safe Harbor’s Private William Campbell Civil War veteran

On this Memorial Day weekend, it seems fitting to remember Private William Campbell—a Civil War Veteran…

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…

Poetry: “Safe Harbor Village the perfect subject for a miniature-artist”

Here's a free verse poem that Joseph Estlack was inspired to write after his recent visit…

The Lower Susquehanna that was! Enjoy this 1951 Safe Harbor / Holtwood visitor’s guide and map

Enjoy this 1951 Visitor's Guide to Safe Harbor & Holtwood plus an annotated map marking areas…