In the Line of Duty: Peter Griffin

St. Mary's Cemetery, Lock Haven “Is there anybody else in this cemetery you want to visit before we leave?” Mike asked as we finished paying our respects to brothers Jerry and Tom Donovan, two baseball players from Lock Haven. Note: More about the brothers can be found here: The Donovans. “There is another notable person … Continue reading In the Line of Duty: Peter Griffin

In the Line of the Duty: John Ross

Grave of John Berry Ross, Highland Cemetery Mike and I finished paying our respects to fallen Officer Robert Probst before we made our way back to the vehicle and continued on our journey to the top of Highland Cemetery. Note: More about Robert Probst can be found here: Robert Probst. Finally making our way to … Continue reading In the Line of the Duty: John Ross

In the Line of Duty: Robert Probst

Officer Robert Probst, Highland Cemetery I was in Lock Haven’s Highland Cemetery to remember some of the notable people who rest on the hillside overlooking the county seat of Clinton County. I was joined on this trip by Mike, a good friend who was back in the area for a day of catching up and … Continue reading In the Line of Duty: Robert Probst

In the Line of Duty: Philip Paul

Grave of Philip Paul, North Bend Cemetery This was not my first visit to the North Bend Cemetery. I turned onto the sacred grounds off of Main Street in the community of North Bend. The last trip had been while researching the history of the Kettle Creek valley when I stopped to visit those who … Continue reading In the Line of Duty: Philip Paul

In the Line of Duty: Private Floyd Clouse

Private Floyd Clouse, Alto Reste, Altoona I finished paying my respects to the Medal of Honor recipient Harry Harr and made my way back to the vehicle. Although I have distant relations buried in Alto Reste Cemetery, this was the first time I had ever stopped to visit the sacred grounds. Note: more about the … Continue reading In the Line of Duty: Private Floyd Clouse

In the Line of Duty: William Stephens

The resting place of William Stephens, Calvary Cemetery, Altoona Altoona's Calvary Cemetery had a much different look to it when I entered it just days after Memorial Day. Unlike the previous visits, this time the cemetery was decorated by flags marking the graves of those who served our country. Before visiting the graves that brought … Continue reading In the Line of Duty: William Stephens