Along the Way: Isaac Benson’s Bed Goes to Harrisburg

Benson Monument with Isaac's grave in foreground Over the years I have passed Eulalia Cemetery, located on the western edge of Coudersport, so many times I stopped counting. I often wondered about the stories waiting to be discovered among the memorials that clung to the hillside, but unfortunately, most of the time I was headed … Continue reading Along the Way: Isaac Benson’s Bed Goes to Harrisburg

Along the Way: Knapp’s Covered Bridge

Knapp's Covered Bridge I’ve always been amazed by how much we miss on our every day travels. As we go about our business, speeding along on major roadways, the history that sits just off these busy roads is often overlooked, forgotten and ignored. I have quit counting the number of times I have traveled Route … Continue reading Along the Way: Knapp’s Covered Bridge

Rebel Without a Cause: James Dean

An older picture of Dean's Grave - due to visitors, the "J" is almost gone from people rubbing the stone To say it was raining when Zech and I arrived in Gas City, Indiana would be an understatement. The walls of water prevented us from seeing more than ten feet in front of us and … Continue reading Rebel Without a Cause: James Dean

Along the Way: Graham Road Covered Bridge

Graham Road Covered Bridge As I toured the covered bridges of Ashtabula County, I was amazed by their differences. Though very similar in structure, each had its own personality. The longest covered bridge in the United States and the shortest recognized covered bridges exist within the county. One bridge that definitely stood out on the … Continue reading Along the Way: Graham Road Covered Bridge

Along the Way: Pomeroy-Academia Covered Bridge

Pomeroy-Academia Covered Bridge Over the last couple years I’ve journeyed to Ohio to visit the longest covered bridge in the United States and to Vermont and New Hampshire to visit the second longest. Having visited them, I turned my attention to the longest covered bridge still standing within the Pennsylvania borders. Note: The longest covered … Continue reading Along the Way: Pomeroy-Academia Covered Bridge