Along the Way: Pomeroy-Academia Covered Bridge

Pomeroy-Academia Covered Bridge Over the last couple years I’ve journeyed to Ohio to visit the longest covered bridge in the United States and to Vermont and New Hampshire to visit the second longest. Having visited them, I turned my attention to the longest covered bridge still standing within the Pennsylvania borders. Note: The longest covered … Continue reading Along the Way: Pomeroy-Academia Covered Bridge

Along the Way: Nancy Kulp

As I passed through the gates of Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, located in Mifflintown, I immediately knew I had my work cut out for me. Among the thousands of stones, it was a single stone I was searching for, and I really had no clue where the grave was located beyond knowing it was within the … Continue reading Along the Way: Nancy Kulp

Fort Bigham

It’s easy to find. It’s along Route 75 roughly four or five miles from Route 322. Glancing at the odometer, I knew something was definitely not right – five miles had passed five miles ago and the monument was not in sight. I had already made a stop at the familiar blue Pennsylvania Historical Marker located … Continue reading Fort Bigham

The Great Lewistown Train Robbery

Fog lingered on the Juniata River as I pulled into the parking area at the Lewistown Narrows Boat Access. Here the Juniata meanders between the Blue and Shade Mountains on its journey towards Amity Hall and its confluence with the Susquehanna River. Getting out of the vehicle, I walked down to the water’s edge to … Continue reading The Great Lewistown Train Robbery