Walter's Mill Covered Bridge, Somerset The parking lot was empty when I turned on to the roadway leading to the parking lot of the Somerset Historical Society on the northern edge of Somerset. Getting out of the vehicle, I could immediately see the covered bridge a short distance away. The covered bridge is one of … Continue reading Walter’s Mill Covered Bridge
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 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
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
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 scanned the stones for the grave I sought. My father suddenly announced he had spotted … Continue reading In the Line of Duty: Sergeant Mark Prynn
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?