Medal of Honor: Lewis Brest

Lewis Brest, Citizen's Cemetery, Mercer The Medal of Honor symbolizes the ideals of patriotism, courage, sacrifice, and integrity and is the highest award presented for military valor in action. These recipients have shown bravery in combat, going above and beyond the call of duty, risking – and often sacrificing – their lives for the welfare … Continue reading Medal of Honor: Lewis Brest

Unresolved: The Tragic Death of Alberta Cousins

Alberta Cousins, Mercer County Note: The case of Alberta Cousins is officially a closed case, but no suspect was ever charged nor revealed to the public. The sad reality is murder victims are often forgotten, unless they were people of importance. Too often, the murderers are remembered more than their victims. It was a murder … Continue reading Unresolved: The Tragic Death of Alberta Cousins

Liberia, Mercer County

A wooden cross remembers the residents of Liberia, Mercer County I had spent the morning in Mercer County visiting friends and decided to take a scenic drive homeward, rather than the interstate. Usually I take backroads into Sandy Lake and then Route 62 into Franklin, but on this trip, I turned the opposite direction on … Continue reading Liberia, Mercer County

The Lady and The Lantern

Along Beil Hill Road Note: The lands along Beil Hill Road are private property, so please be respectful of the land owners and please, no trespassing. The road is a public road and travel on it is permitted. Also, I changed the name of the storyteller by his request, but his exact email responses are … Continue reading The Lady and The Lantern