“Who we looking for this time?” my father asked as we entered the grounds of Fairview Cemetery, located just south of Pen Argyl. “I’m not sure,” Mom answered before I had a chance to reply. “But my guess it has to do with that large, heart-shaped stone.” She was correct on her guess. The stone … Continue reading Jayne Mansfield
It’s easy to find. It’s along Route 75 roughly four or five miles from Route 322. Glancing at the odometer, I knew something was definitely not right – five miles had passed five miles ago and the monument was not in sight. I had already made a stop at the familiar blue Pennsylvania Historical Marker located … Continue reading Fort Bigham
“Are you sure you know where you’re going?” My father asked as I turned off Route 144 and immediately turned onto the narrow road that went uphill to the old cemetery located just west of Renovo. The walls of green that bordered both sides of the roadway made the road seem even narrower than what … Continue reading Who Murdered Louise Carroll?
Zech and I had spent most of the day exploring the rolling hills of central Ohio, before arriving at the Marion Cemetery in search of an odd memorial amid the stones covering one hundred and fifty acres. We started our visit with a stop at the grand memorial to President William Harding, located at … Continue reading Marion’s Mysterious Merchant Stone
A recent trip through the Allegheny National Forest made me realize how vast and remote the region is. For many, images of Pennsylvania begin and end with Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. The north-central portion of the state is still as wild in places as it was nearly one hundred years ago. It would not be hard … Continue reading Along the Way: The Disappearance of Edward Jewett
Note: If you choose to explore this area, remember it is a battlefield and it does deserve respect, so please give it the respect that it deserves. Everyone knows that Gettysburg is haunted. Right? It definitely has to be haunted because my bookcase has two full shelves dedicated to the legends and lore of Gettysburg. … Continue reading The Power of P. Noel’s Name