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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…

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…