The Battle of Blanket Hill

Markers for Blanket Hill, Kittanning Zech spotted the familiar blue historical marker in the distance. We had been following Route 422, headed westward towards Kittanning. The route, though it doesn't follow the exact route of the Frankstown Path, still gives a sense of the long journey that the captives were forced to take and Colonel … Continue reading The Battle of Blanket Hill

The Destruction of Kittanning

The town was preparing for a festival the day Zech and I arrived in Kittanning. Parking for a place near the monument was non-existent. Most of the parking spaces were filled with vendors preparing for the events of the weekend but the traffic and crowds were not going to deter me from my goal. I finally … Continue reading The Destruction of Kittanning