The Dean Family Massacre

Dean Family Memorial, Keller Cemetery As I finished paying my respects to William Donnelly, whose 1832 murder remains unsolved, I noted a nearby memorial and instantly knew this was the other monument that had brought me to the historic Keller Church and Cemetery. I walked carefully among the older stones to the monument to the … Continue reading The Dean Family Massacre

The Murder of William Donnelly

The grave of William Donnelly, Keller Cemetery Standing on the hillside, just south of Route 22 near the collection of houses known as Yellow Springs, is the Keller Church and Cemetery. Over the years, I had passed this location numerous times, but never realized it existed. Driving up the narrow, grassy road that clung to … Continue reading The Murder of William Donnelly

Remembering the Victims of the Walter L. Main

Note: The first part of the Walter L. Main wreck can be found here: Wreck of the Walter L. Main “Where are we off to today?” Mike asked as he plopped down in the passenger’s seat. “Here and there,” I replied. “Have some cemeteries we need to visit.” “Who are we looking for?” “The victims of … Continue reading Remembering the Victims of the Walter L. Main