Simeon Pfoutz: Lord of the Kettle Creek Valley

The wind whipped around me as I stepped out of the vehicle at the Alvin Bush Dam overlook. From the overlook along State Route 4001, I had a view of the dam and the southern end of the Kettle Creek Reservoir, one that was breath-taking and absolutely beautiful. Standing there, my attention was drawn to … Continue reading Simeon Pfoutz: Lord of the Kettle Creek Valley

Dorcie Calhoun: A Man With A Vision

Author's Note: This article continues the story that started in last week’s entry, "The Kettle Creek Project.” It started with a dream so vivid it would stay with the young man for years. In this dream, the young man was shown a location where, if he dug, he would uncover a great wealth. Years later, … Continue reading Dorcie Calhoun: A Man With A Vision

The Kettle Creek Project

Stepping out of the vehicle, I was instantly overwhelmed by the beauty of the area dressed in the vibrant colors of early autumn. However, I was not on this hilltop overlooking the Kettle Creek Valley merely for the view. On this hilltop is the resting place of many early settlers and strangely the hilltop serves … Continue reading The Kettle Creek Project