Today I am going to cover the stretch of the river that borders the Lancaster County Park. This is the stretch that starts at the South Duke street bridge, runs along the road through Williamson Park and loops up close to Chesapeake Street at the main entrance of the park and then bends south again […]
I’m writing this blog to show the beauty and history of the Conestoga River waterway. But sometimes, in order to appreciate the beauty you have to be honest about the ugly. So with this post illuminate a serious threat that the river faces.
The Conestoga Greenway trail follows the loop of the river around the Sunnyside Peninsula. It runs from South Conestoga Drive on the East around and down to the South Duke Street bridge on the West. There is parking at both ends and in the middle just off South Broad Street. The entire length is paved […]
“Bridgeport” is the local name for the place where two major arteries, the Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt 340) and Lincoln Highway East (Rt 462) converge to cross the Conestoga River and become East King Street, Lancaster. As I mentioned in my introductory post, I have chosen to divide the river in to upper and lower […]
Somehow I got it into my head that I would like to photography the Conestoga River from its source to its end as it flows into the Susquehanna. This blog is a record of that project as it comes together. I plan to include some history about places along the river as I document the […]