Medal of Honor: Foster Joseph Sayers

Foster Sayers, Schenk's Cemetery, Howard As I turned onto Lower Greens Run Road, Schenk's Cemetery immediately came into view. I entered the sacred grounds and drove back the the main roadway. Schenk's Cemetery is completely surrounded by Bald Eagle State Park and the present cemetery has its own unique history. The cemetery, as it is … Continue reading Medal of Honor: Foster Joseph Sayers

Unsolved: Ravensburg Adam Doe

Rauchtown Run, Ravensburg State Park Note: I need to start this article with a warning. This article involves the unsolved death of an infant. If you find the subject too sensitive, please stop reading here and I’ll be back with a lighter subject in a couple days. Also, I will be using the name Adam … Continue reading Unsolved: Ravensburg Adam Doe

Vanished: The Disappearance of Henry Schall

Cherry Springs Tavern/Hotel While I explored Cherry Springs State Park, my mind drifted to a real mystery that may have been the basis of the story shared by Henry Shoemaker and Robert Lyman. According to them, the Cherry Springs ghost light was connected to the murder of a young girl who was buried on the … Continue reading Vanished: The Disappearance of Henry Schall

The Cherry Springs Ghost Light

Cherry Springs Tavern/Hotel Every year Cherry Springs State Park brings people to this remote location in Potter County. Located along Route 44 in the heart of Pennsylvania's Black Forest region, its remoteness allows visitors and astronomers to gaze into the heavens without light pollution. There were already visitors setting up for the night sky watch … Continue reading The Cherry Springs Ghost Light

Clay’s Covered Bridge

Clay's Covered Bridge, Little Buffalo State Park Zech and I arrived at Little Buffalo State Park, located west of Newport, before the crowds arrived. The cool morning air, mixed with the warmth of the sun, promised perfect weather. From the appearance of the empty parking lot, we would have time to photograph the covered bridge … Continue reading Clay’s Covered Bridge

The Lost Children of the Alleghenies

Grave of Joseph and Samuel Cox The drive along Monument Road was a beautiful one as the forest was no longer shades of green, but filled with splashes of red, yellow and orange. When I arrived at the parking area, I was surprised how much colder it was in the remote hollow. I had on … Continue reading The Lost Children of the Alleghenies