Nelson is a current board member of Lancaster History.org, Conductor for the Society's Heritage Walking tours, a Re-enactor for “Living the Experience” Underground Railroad at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church. A recently retired State of Pennsylvania employee, his research interests include local community history.
Daniel's interest in history began, at age 18, with a genealogy fan chart. Since retirement, he is occupied almost full time with research and leading history tours. A comprehensive listing of stories and pictures of people and places of the Underground Railroad in Lancaster County is nearing completion.