The Lost Treasure of Dents Run: The FBI Files

Near Dents Run Note: This is my opinion and interpretation of the files released by the FBI in regards to the Dents Run treasure. Almost everybody following the case has their own belief of whether the treasure exists or not. If you are not familiar with it, you can learn more here : The Legend … Continue reading The Lost Treasure of Dents Run: The FBI Files

Boalsburg and Memorial Day

Celebrating Boalsburg's First Memorial Day Note: Although many communities have claimed to be the birthplace of Memorial Day, this article is not to debate which place was the first to decorate the graves of those who served – this article is to recognize Boalsburg’s contributions to the day of remembrance. Also, in order to be … Continue reading Boalsburg and Memorial Day

Unsolved: The Baby in the Box

Hickory Bottom Cemetery, Woodbury In the summer of 2021, I made a stop in Woodbury to photograph the graves of three U.S. Civil War soldiers buried in the sacred grounds of the Hickory Bottom Cemetery. The cemetery, which was once a part of the Zion Reformed Church grounds, rests along Hickory Bottom Road, amid fields … Continue reading Unsolved: The Baby in the Box

Unsolved: The Murder of Hugh Muirhead

Grave of Hugh Muirhead, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Unionville I turned my attention from the grave of Benjamin H. Rich, a young man whose love of football would result in his death in 1897, and scanned the garden of stone known as Oak Ridge Cemetery. It was comforting to see the American flags flapping lazily in … Continue reading Unsolved: The Murder of Hugh Muirhead

Benjamin H Rich: A Fatal Football Game

The memorial marking the plot where Benjamin H. Rich rests, Unionville I passed through the small community of Unionville, in Centre County, and headed toward Oak Ridge Cemetery on the southwestern side of town. Had I not known where to turn for the cemetery, I would have easily passed by it - the sign marking … Continue reading Benjamin H Rich: A Fatal Football Game