Route 19 Overlook / Young’s Monument

I was glad to see the sign for the scenic overlook. Having been on the road for the past six hours, I was ready to get out and stretch. Of the six hours, the majority of it had been spent in construction zones or in rain, except for the half hour of being detoured through … Continue reading Route 19 Overlook / Young’s Monument

The Mystery of Miss Eugenia Martineau

A feeling of sadness lingered in the air as I paused at the open spot in the fence where a gate once existed to keep vehicles out. The setting sun cast eerie shadows across the small field located on the western Cedar Top Road, just off of Route 724, east of Shillington. The only thing that … Continue reading The Mystery of Miss Eugenia Martineau

The Trial of Patrick Hester

  Note: This background for this entry can be found at  The Murder of Alexander Rea. The threat of rain lingered as dark clouds loomed on the horizon as I arrived at St. Mary’s Cemetery near Mount Carmel in search of the final resting place of Patrick Hester and quickly realized I was at the wrong … Continue reading The Trial of Patrick Hester

The Murder of Alexander Rea

Fairview Cemetery, located on the eastern edge of Danville, is a relatively small cemetery when compared to the other cemeteries around the town. Arriving at the cemetery, I stepped out of the vehicle I scanned the field of stones. This was not the first time I visited the cemetery, having made a stop here years … Continue reading The Murder of Alexander Rea