Jerry and Tom Donovan: Brothers in Baseball

St. Mary's Cemetery, Lock Haven While Mike and I had finished paying our respects to those resting in Highland Cemetery, we were not finished with our visit to Lock Haven. Leaving the historic cemetery grounds, we passed through the grounds of Lock Haven University before turning left onto Lusk Run Road. A short distance up … Continue reading Jerry and Tom Donovan: Brothers in Baseball

Ed “Davy” Dunkle and The Potato Incident

Edward "Davy" Dunkle, Highland Cemetery Mike and I finished paying our respects to the Pennsylvania Game Commission officer who lost his life in 1942 while rescuing those affected by the floods in northern Pennsylvania. We walked along the roadway at the top of the historic hill, scanning the stones to our left, knowing that the … Continue reading Ed “Davy” Dunkle and The Potato Incident

In the Line of the Duty: John Ross

Grave of John Berry Ross, Highland Cemetery Mike and I finished paying our respects to fallen Officer Robert Probst before we made our way back to the vehicle and continued on our journey to the top of Highland Cemetery. Note: More about Robert Probst can be found here: Robert Probst. Finally making our way to … Continue reading In the Line of the Duty: John Ross

Thomas Iverson “Tom” Poorman

The Poorman Family Memorial, Highland Cemetery, Lock Havem I was in Highland Cemetery to visit the graves of the baseball players buried here. Accompanied by Mike, a good friend and fellow explorer, we set out to conquer the hill known as Highland Cemetery and pay our respects to those who had this as their final … Continue reading Thomas Iverson “Tom” Poorman

John “Cannon Ball” Shaffer

John "Cannon Ball" Shaffer, Lock Haven Parking just inside the entrance to Lock Haven’s Highland Cemetery, I stepped out into the humidity of late August and stared at the hill before me. The cemetery, which is located on the hillside behind Lock Haven University, is the resting place of many of Lock Haven’s – and … Continue reading John “Cannon Ball” Shaffer