Prince El Kigordo

Grave of Prince El Kigordo Over the years I have passed the Sugar Valley Church of the Brethren numerous times, but had never stopped. Located in the collection of buildings known as Eastville is a cemetery that is the resting place of many local residents. On a recent trip through Sugar Valley, I noticed a … Continue reading Prince El Kigordo

The Mythical Captain Green Massacre

Captain Green Massacre Monument, Carroll Just a couple hundred yards from the Jersey Shore exit of Interstate 80, at the eastern end of Sugar Valley. Although I had stopped at the marker a number of times before, I recently stopped to take a couple pictures of the monument while on my way to visit the … Continue reading The Mythical Captain Green Massacre

Along the Way: Logan Mills Covered Bridge

Hidden among the rolling hills of Sugar Valley is one of the prettiest covered bridges in Pennsylvania. Of course, Logan Mills Covered Bridge holds a special place for me because it was one of the first covered bridges I can remember visiting as a child. Growing up, my parents often visited the Sugar Valley region … Continue reading Along the Way: Logan Mills Covered Bridge

Along the Way: Legend of the Sulphur Spring

Please note: This story was first recorded by Henry Shoemaker, so take it as you will. Though this story may have very well originated from his mind, it has become a part of regional lore. Also, the Indian names he uses are italicized in the story. Henry Shoemaker had a story for almost every place … Continue reading Along the Way: Legend of the Sulphur Spring