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

Medal of Honor: Francis Morrison

Grave of Francis Morrison, Ohiopyle Although I had visited Ohiopyle State Park a number of times and I was familiar with the old cemetery located along Campground Road, but was not aware of the other cemeteries in the immediate area. However, just to the northeast of the community rests another cemetery that is hidden from … Continue reading Medal of Honor: Francis Morrison