King's Covered Bridge, New Lexington I drove west on Route 653, also known as the Scullton Road, headed to one of Somerset County’s ten covered bridges. Located next to Route 653, King's Covered Bridge is one of the easiest bridges to visit. With parking at both sides – there’s a picnic area on the western … Continue reading King’s Covered Bridge and Doc Moore’s Ghost Story
Grave of Joseph Zupicich, St. Edwards Cemetery, Shamokin I paused at the gates of Saint Edwards Cemetery. The journey this far had been exciting with the GPS sending me down dead-end roads and wanting me to go the wrong way on one-way streets. The last three blocks had been almost straight uphill and for the … Continue reading Along the Way: The Shamokin-Titanic Connection
Mike Roach, Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Renovo I could see the dark skies upriver and knew rain was on its way. So far, I had managed to avoid the rain, but I knew I could only stay ahead of the approaching storm for so long. I was hoping it stayed away long enough for me to … Continue reading Mike Roach: Baseball Player
The hollow I believe to be Halfway Hollow Almost immediately after posting the article about Halfway Hollow, I received an email from Jon about the mysterious hollow. “Hello I just read your blog about Halfway Hollow. You say Dabold Hare buried a small fortune in gold coins near his home. I’ve heard the treasure buried … Continue reading The Lost Treasure of the Voyageurs
Area where Lillian Wager was killed I was returning to the stretch of road on Route 6 between Roulette and the Potter-McKean County line. The stretch of road has ghosts, lost treasure, and the possible lost Halfway Hollow. Note: more about these legends can be found here: Halfway Hollow. However, it was nothing in the realm … Continue reading Who Killed Lillian Wager?
Cherry Springs Tavern/Hotel While I explored Cherry Springs State Park, my mind drifted to a real mystery that may have been the basis of the story shared by Henry Shoemaker and Robert Lyman. According to them, the Cherry Springs ghost light was connected to the murder of a young girl who was buried on the … Continue reading The Disappearance of Henry Schall