Charles “Rip” Engle: PSU Football

Charles "Rip" Engle, IOOF Cemetery, Salusbury "You know who else is buried in this cemetery?" my mother asked as I got back in the vehicle. "Not really," I responded. The reason I was visiting the IOOF Cemetery in Salisbury was to pay my respects to Mark Prynn, a police officer who died in the line … Continue reading Charles “Rip” Engle: PSU Football

Leonard Eshmont: Professional Football Player

Leonard Eshmont Saint Joseph's Cemetery We had spent the day wandering about the cemeteries of Columbia and Schuylkill Counties, tracking down a number of nationally notable and locally interesting people. The cool, autumn weather was ideal as we explored the region and the unique history of the region. Leaving Shamokin, I followed Route 61, before … Continue reading Leonard Eshmont: Professional Football Player

Larry Critchfield: Football Player

Larry Critchfield, Ursina Cdemetery The sun was peeking from behind the looming clouds as I arrived at the Ursina Cemetery. The morning had been cold, frosty and foggy, but that was not going to stop my journey into the heart of Somerset County. Turning off Jersey Hollow Road, the road leading to the cemetery was … Continue reading Larry Critchfield: Football Player