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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 Campbellā€”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…

Side Quest: Safe Harbor Village Walking Tour

Explore the historic Safe Harbor Village with this 1.25 mile self-guided walking tour.

Haunted treasure lies hidden in Safe Harbor; chaotic spoils of the French & Indian War

In 1870, treasure hunters descended into Safe Harbor. Under the cover of darkness, they searched for…