Grave of George Marks, Port Matilda Turning onto the roadway leading to the Port Matilda Presbyterian Cemetery, I immediately noticed the hillside ahead of me was covered with older graves. Those graves that clung to the steep hillside stood guard among the trees that had grown among the stones over the years. At one time … Continue reading Unsolved: The Murder of George Marks
Category: Murder Victim
Unsolved: The Murder of “Big Bill” Taylor
William "Big Bill" Taylor A heavy frost clung to the grass as I entered the sacred grounds of Charlottesville Cemetery. The small cemetery sits on the southern edge of Old Route 220, within a stone’s throw of Del Grosso’s Amusement Park, and I had to wonder how many people pass by it without realizing it … Continue reading Unsolved: The Murder of “Big Bill” Taylor
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
Unsolved: Who Murdered Harold Guy Coll?
Unsolved murder victim, Bellefonte's Union Cemetery I was wandering the grounds of Bellefonte’s Union Cemetery photographing some of the notable people buried there, when I decided to seek out an ancestor buried near the grave of Governor Daniel Hastings. While I had a rough idea where she was buried, I found myself wandering back and … Continue reading Unsolved: Who Murdered Harold Guy Coll?
The Blue Eyed Six: The Murder of Joseph Raber
The resting Place of Joseph Raber, Moonshine Cemetery Note: This is part one of "The Blue Eyed Six." Part two is The Trials and Executions and part three is located here: The Legends. The sound of large artillery being fired nearby filled the air as I stepped out of the vehicle and scanned the cemetery across the … Continue reading The Blue Eyed Six: The Murder of Joseph Raber
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