Bloody Knox Marker, Knox Township, Clearfield County. Insert: Grave of Edgar Reed Philipsburg, the small community straddling Moshannon Creek on the Centre-Clearfield County line, seemed quiet on the day of my visit. With it being a holiday weekend on the day of my visit, I would have thought there would have been more traffic, but … Continue reading Bloody Knox
Category: Pioneer Cemetery
Hollenbeck Cemetery: Haunted?
Memorial in Hollenbeck Cemetery Note: I need to place a warning on this article. When I first visited Hollenbeck Cemetery it was in 2008, during the daytime, and done with respect for those buried there. I do not encourage trespassing, after-dark visits, or ghost hunting on sacred pieces of land. Hollenbeck Cemetery has been heavily … Continue reading Hollenbeck Cemetery: Haunted?
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
Jacob Glessner and The Murderous Minister
Grave of Jacob Glessner, Berlin I had never been in Berlin, Pennsylvania before. Entering town, I turned onto Main Street and soon turned onto Fifth Avenue. A short drive along the roadway allowed me to see the plot of old stones on the right side of the road at the corner of Fifth Avenue and … Continue reading Jacob Glessner and The Murderous Minister
Simon Whipple: Vampire Victim?
Rain fell from the darkened sky. A cold wind blew. In the distance a dog barked. It had all the elements of a horror movie, but this was no piece of fiction. I was on the outskirts of North Smithfield, Rhode Island, cursing the vague directions I had as I wandered among the trees and … Continue reading Simon Whipple: Vampire Victim?
A Haunting in Hickory Run
Lizzie Gould, Hickory Run Cemetery I parked at the park office for Hickory Run State Park and stepped out into the cool afternoon air. Zech and I prepared for a short walk to our destination of the day. Others were getting out of their vehicles, crossed the wooden bridge and disappeared into the forest following … Continue reading A Haunting in Hickory Run