Along the Way: The Shamokin-Titanic Connection

Grave of Joseph Zupicich, St. Edwards Cemetery, Shamokin I paused at the gates of Saint Edwards Cemetery. The journey this far had been exciting with the GPS sending me down dead-end roads and wanting me to go the wrong way on one-way streets. The last three blocks had been almost straight uphill and for the … Continue reading Along the Way: The Shamokin-Titanic Connection

The Wolfman’s Grave

Not the Wolfman's Grave, but a cemetery in the Schwaben Creek Valley The countryside of the Schwaben Creek Valley was a step back in time to a simpler day. Located in the southern-most portion of Northumberland County, the valley is far from the crowds and busy everyday life of the Harrisburg metro region, just a … Continue reading The Wolfman’s Grave

The Trial of Patrick Hester

  Note: This background for this entry can be found at  The Murder of Alexander Rea. The threat of rain lingered as dark clouds loomed on the horizon as I arrived at St. Mary’s Cemetery near Mount Carmel in search of the final resting place of Patrick Hester and quickly realized I was at the wrong … Continue reading The Trial of Patrick Hester