Unsolved: The Murder of George Marks

Grave of George Marks, Port Matilda Turning onto the roadway leading to the Port Matilda Presbyterian Cemetery, I immediately noticed the hillside ahead of me was covered with older graves. Those graves that clung to the steep hillside stood guard among the trees that had grown among the stones over the years. At one time … Continue reading Unsolved: The Murder of George Marks

Unsolved: Agnes Doe

Agnes Doe, Oak Grove Cemetery, Tyrone Note: I need to start this article with a warning. This article involves the unsolved death of an infant. If you find the subject too sensitive, please stop reading here. Usage of the name “Doe” as the last name of an unidentified victim, often infers that the unidentified victim … Continue reading Unsolved: Agnes Doe

Unsolved: The Murder of “Big Bill” Taylor

William "Big Bill" Taylor A heavy frost clung to the grass as I entered the sacred grounds of Charlottesville Cemetery. The small cemetery sits on the southern edge of Old Route 220, within a stone’s throw of Del Grosso’s Amusement Park, and I had to wonder how many people pass by it without realizing it … Continue reading Unsolved: The Murder of “Big Bill” Taylor

Solved? Has Meyer Cemetery John Doe Been Identified?

Has Meyer Cemetery John Doe been Identified? Note: The original article about the unidentified victim can be found here: Meyer Cemetery John Doe. Since I first remember hearing about the four men killed in an accident in the early morning hours of Wednesday, August 3, 2000, I have been left wondering the identity of one … Continue reading Solved? Has Meyer Cemetery John Doe Been Identified?

Phil Paine’s Record-Setting Career

Phillips Paine, Hummelstown Cemetery Despite having made countless trips to and through Hershey over the years, I had only once ventured to Hummelstown proper. On a recent trip to Hershey, I took a couple minutes to venture just west of the famous chocolate community. I navigated the streets of Hummelstown and proceeded past the Hummelstown … Continue reading Phil Paine’s Record-Setting Career

Spirits of the Sloan Fine Arts Building

Sloan Fine Arts Building, Lock Haven It seems every college and university has its own folklore that is passed down through the students, helping to create an interesting aspect of campus life. Examining the stories I’ve heard and collected over the years, there are two buildings that almost always seem to have ghost stories associated … Continue reading Spirits of the Sloan Fine Arts Building