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Side Quest: Conestoga Trail cool off

If the summer heat has you down and you need to cool off, look no further…

Architectural Tour: Safe Harbor Hydroelectric Plant

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

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…

Side Quest: Forgotten Structure of the Susquehanna

Less than 100 feet from the Susquehanna River nestled beside the Columbia and Port Deposit Railroad…

Armchair Explorer: Make your reservation today for the Pequehanna Inn – Pennsylvania’s Crown Jewel answer to Lake Placid

In an alternate universe, a five-story, 384 room luxury hotel sits high on a hill above…

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…

The Great Ice Flood of 1904 that erased Lancaster County towns from the map

In 1904 an ice flood destroyed towns along the Susquehanna. Flooding far exceeded what occurred in…

Along the Susquehanna at the mouth of the Conestoga River lies a village born in fire but died from ice. Survey the razed company ghost town of Safe Harbor.

There are three Safe Harbors: the Safe Harbor Hydroelectric Dam, the 1930s Village at Safe Harbor, and…

Visit the ambitious Lancaster County engineering project that killed 200 men and cost half a billion dollars. Traverse the Enola Low-Grade Rail Trail.

The Enola Low-Grade Line was the engineering marvel of its day. More earth was moved in…

2,000 feet of dark passages. Unforgiving cold. Hungry cave rats. Discover Pequea’s dangerous spelunking underground.

Discover Pequea dangerous underground containing 2,000 feet of cold spelunking passageways. Welcome to the Uncharted Lancaster:…