Jacob Glessner and The Murderous Minister

Grave of Jacob Glessner, Berlin I had never been in Berlin, Pennsylvania before. Entering town, I turned onto Main Street and soon turned onto Fifth Avenue. A short drive along the roadway allowed me to see the plot of old stones on the right side of the road at the corner of Fifth Avenue and … Continue reading Jacob Glessner and The Murderous Minister

Vanished: The Disappearance of Luke C. P. James

Memorial to Luke James, IOOF Cemetery, Salisbury I had arrived in Salisbury to pay my respects to Sergeant Mark Prynn, who lost his life due to a tragic accident. As I walked among the stones to his memorial, a nearby stone caught my attention and I knew I had to stop at before leaving. After … Continue reading Vanished: The Disappearance of Luke C. P. James

In the Line of Duty: Sergeant Mark Prynn

Grave of Sgt. Mark Prynn, IOOF Cemetery, Salisbury I arrived at the IOOF Cemetery in Salisbury to pay my respects to a fallen police officer who rests among the stones of the sacred piece of land. Entering the cemetery, I made my way slowly through the cemetery, scanning the stones for the grave I sought. … Continue reading In the Line of Duty: Sergeant Mark Prynn

The Capitol Columns

Jersey Shore Cemetery (left) and Linwood Cemetery (right) “Do we have time for two more stops?” I asked. Haylee glanced at her phone. “We should be good. Where are we headed?” “First to McElhattan and then back to Jersey Shore,” I answered. We arrived at Linwood Cemetery in McElhattan and got out of the vehicle. … Continue reading The Capitol Columns

Daniel Hughes and the Freedom Road Cemetery

Freedom Road Cemetery. Williamsport I was too busy talking to Haylee, a friend from college and my copilot for the day’s journey, and missed the small pull-off along Freedom Road. I passed a familiar blue Pennsylvania historical marker as we continued northward until I found a safe place to turn around and return to the … Continue reading Daniel Hughes and the Freedom Road Cemetery

Medal of Honor: Francis Cunningham

Grave of Francis Cunningham, Sugar Grove Cemetery,, Ohiopyle Standing at the grave of Medal of Honor recipient Francis Morrison, I scanned the hillside for the resting place Francis Cunningham. My eyes paused at each stone marked by a flag, but none of them appeared to be the grave I sought. I carefully moved along the … Continue reading Medal of Honor: Francis Cunningham