Medal of Honor: George Ramer

George Ramer, Lewisburg Cemetery I arrived in Lewisburg to pay my respects to a Medal of Honor recipient who was buried in the sacred hallowed grounds of the Lewisburg Cemetery. Entering the cemetery from South Seventh Street, I drove slowly, scanning the stones along the edge of the roadway. When I noticed the flags flapping … Continue reading Medal of Honor: George Ramer

The Ghost of White Deer Pike

White Deer Creek Note: After the original was placed in another author's collection, I contacted Frank and Heather to see if there was anything else they desired to add to their story. I am reposting this with their permission to include some new information. Haunted highways. Every state has them and Pennsylvania is no different. … Continue reading The Ghost of White Deer Pike

The Penn’s Creek Massacre: Part One

I completely missed the monument. To be honest, I drove right past it. Even though I was driving slowly along Ridge Road I was past it before my father called out that I had just gone by it. Although the monument was only feet off the road, it was hidden under the two dead shrubs … Continue reading The Penn’s Creek Massacre: Part One

Harry “Moose” McCormick

During my visit to pay my respects to baseball pitcher Christy Mathewson (more information about him can be found here: Christy Mathewson ) I knew I had to visit another baseball player buried nearby. Following the directions I had at hand, I continued along the roadway that passed Mathewson’s grave and came to a stop at … Continue reading Harry “Moose” McCormick

Christy Mathewson

Arriving at the sacred grounds of Lewisburg Cemetery, I was instantly relieved I had directions to the grave I sought. As many times as I had passed the cemetery bordering Route 15, I never realized exactly how big it is. Searching for one grave among the thousands of tombstones would be like searching for that … Continue reading Christy Mathewson