Fred Frankhouse and the Unrecognized No-Hitter

Resting place of Fred Frankhouse, New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal I finished paying my respects to John B. Thompson, a Medal of Honor recipient who rests in the Old Church Cemetery west of Port Royal, and turned my attention towards the cemetery on the opposite side of Route 75. Note: More about John B. … Continue reading Fred Frankhouse and the Unrecognized No-Hitter

The Wechquetank Mission

Wechquetank Memorial, Gilbert When I left the Kresge Monument in Gilbert, I headed southward towards a monument a short distance away on the opposite side of Route 209. If I had not had directions to the monument located on Mill Pond Road, I would have never realized the monument existed - it was far enough … Continue reading The Wechquetank Mission

Leonard Eshmont: Professional Football Player

Leonard Eshmont Saint Joseph's Cemetery We had spent the day wandering about the cemeteries of Columbia and Schuylkill Counties, tracking down a number of nationally notable and locally interesting people. The cool, autumn weather was ideal as we explored the region and the unique history of the region. Leaving Shamokin, I followed Route 61, before … Continue reading Leonard Eshmont: Professional Football Player