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

Lower Humbert Covered Bridge

Lower Humbert Covered Bridge I followed the winding Humbert Road southward from the collection of buildings known as Kingwood towards one of Somerset County's covered bridges. Having rarely visited Somerset County, the beautiful day beckoned me to head southward into the Laurel Highlands to explore. The day had been spent searching for pieces of regional … Continue reading Lower Humbert Covered Bridge

Vanished: The Disappearance of Luke C. P. James

Memorial to Luke James, IOOF Cemetery, Salisbury I had arrived in Salisbury to pay my respects to Sergeant Mark Prynn, who lost his life due to a tragic accident. As I walked among the stones to his memorial, a nearby stone caught my attention and I knew I had to stop at before leaving. After … Continue reading Vanished: The Disappearance of Luke C. P. James

In the Line of Duty: Sergeant Mark Prynn

Grave of Sgt. Mark Prynn, IOOF Cemetery, Salisbury I arrived at the IOOF Cemetery in Salisbury to pay my respects to a fallen police officer who rests among the stones of the sacred piece of land. Entering the cemetery, I made my way slowly through the cemetery, scanning the stones for the grave I sought. … Continue reading In the Line of Duty: Sergeant Mark Prynn

Unsolved: What Happened to the Rosso Family?

The Rosso Memorial, Ursina Cemetery Leaving Larry Critchfield’s grave, I made my way towards the rear of the cemetery. At the rear of the cemetery, just feet from the road, was a memorial that caught my attention. Pausing on the roadway, I studied the stone and the list of names on it. All of the … Continue reading Unsolved: What Happened to the Rosso Family?

Larry Critchfield: Football Player

Larry Critchfield, Ursina Cdemetery The sun was peeking from behind the looming clouds as I arrived at the Ursina Cemetery. The morning had been cold, frosty and foggy, but that was not going to stop my journey into the heart of Somerset County. Turning off Jersey Hollow Road, the road leading to the cemetery was … Continue reading Larry Critchfield: Football Player