Daniel Hughes and the Freedom Road Cemetery

Freedom Road Cemetery. Williamsport I was too busy talking to Haylee, a friend from college and my copilot for the day’s journey, and missed the small pull-off along Freedom Road. I passed a familiar blue Pennsylvania historical marker as we continued northward until I found a safe place to turn around and return to the … Continue reading Daniel Hughes and the Freedom Road Cemetery

The Plum Tree Massacre

I arrived at the corner of West Fourth and Cemetery Streets in Williamsport in search of a monument to one of the bloodiest incidents to occur in the West Branch Valley of the Susquehanna. Parking along either street was limited, so I parked in the small lot on the opposite side of Cemetery Street from … Continue reading The Plum Tree Massacre