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
George Harris, Union Cemetery, Bellefonte The Medal of Honor symbolizes the ideals of patriotism, courage, sacrifice, and integrity and is the highest award presented for military valor in action. These recipients have shown bravery in combat, going above and beyond the call of duty, risking – and often sacrificing – their lives for the welfare … Continue reading Medal of Honor: George W Harris
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?
Unsolved murder victim, Bellefonte's Union Cemetery I was wandering the grounds of Bellefonte’s Union Cemetery photographing some of the notable people buried there, when I decided to seek out an ancestor buried near the grave of Governor Daniel Hastings. While I had a rough idea where she was buried, I found myself wandering back and … Continue reading Unsolved: Who Murdered Harold Guy Coll?
Lincoln, Bellefonte Over the years, the one thing I've learned is there are two places to visit in small-town America: the courthouse - if it is a county seat- and the town park. A walk through the park or a trip around the courthouse grounds often reveals a little of the town's history. Talleyrand Park … Continue reading George Grey Barnard
Meyer Cemetery John Doe Note: While doing some research, I stumbled upon a name I believe is the Meyer Cemetery John Doe. The discovery of his name can be found here: Has Meyer Cemetery John Doe Been Identified? I slowly walked among the stones of Meyer Cemetery, located in the rolling hills of the Buffalo Run … Continue reading Solved? Meyer Cemetery John Doe