Along the Way: Bedford’s Coffee Pot

  Standing on the south side of Business Route 30, next to the county fairgrounds in Bedford, is a unique piece of Americana – a giant, two-story coffee pot. I had heard about it years ago, on a PBS special about the Lincoln Highway, and I honestly thought it had been demolished. I was surprised … Continue reading Along the Way: Bedford’s Coffee Pot

Along the Way: Harmon’s and Trusal Covered Bridges

Two of Indiana County’s covered bridges are located along Five Points Road within a half mile of each other, just east of the small community of Willet. Although the closest community is Willet, the address for them shows up as Creekside, a town to the southwest of the two bridges. I had left the Kintersburg … Continue reading Along the Way: Harmon’s and Trusal Covered Bridges

Along the Way: Colvin Covered Bridge

There was a coolness in the autumn air as I stepped out of the vehicle and stretched. The bridge was not on my list of places to visit on the journey through Bedford and Somerset Counties, but I welcomed the unplanned stop as a break from the long drive that morning. My mind had been … Continue reading Along the Way: Colvin Covered Bridge

Along the Way: Augusta Bitner

The story sounds like something out of a horror movie. The large cemetery, which sits in the midst of a city, is home to countless memorials – small, simple stones rest among the grand memorials, yet one statue seems to be watching over all the stones within the sacred grounds. As the sun sets, the … Continue reading Along the Way: Augusta Bitner