Category: Places

Posted in Pennsylvania

Carbondale Mine Fires & Abandoned Factory

I had read on a number of online forums that Carbondale had 3 fires burning underneath it at once. Having already been to both Centralia… read more Carbondale Mine Fires & Abandoned Factory

Posted in New England Trips

New England ’08

Desert of Maine in Freeport. This year’s trip was actually somewhat planned out beforehand. Planning is, surprisingly, not a bad thing. During all our previous… read more New England ’08

Posted in Pennsylvania

Grave of Aquila Henning

Located in Albrightsville, PA, is one of the more unusual graves I’ve come across, and I’ve seen some interesting stuff – full size Mercedes replicas,… read more Grave of Aquila Henning

Posted in Pennsylvania

Van Sant Covered Bridge

It’s no secret I like covered bridges. Whenever I come across one, I tend to post it. This one, however, is a special case, at… read more Van Sant Covered Bridge

Posted in Pennsylvania

Bowman’s Hill Tower

Found in Pennsylvania’s part of Washington’s Crossing State Park (just up the road from the Revolutionary Soldiers’ graves, actually), is a 125′ tall tower on… read more Bowman’s Hill Tower

Posted in Pennsylvania

Red Ash Mine Fire

With all the attention Centralia gets, it’s no wonder many people are unaware there are quite a few mine fires still going in Pennsylvania, many… read more Red Ash Mine Fire

Posted in New Jersey

Peters Valley and Thunder Mountain School

Located just a few miles north Walpack is the area known as Peter’s Valley. Like Walpack, much of the area was forced to vacate when… read more Peters Valley and Thunder Mountain School

Posted in Pennsylvania

Queen Esther’s Rock

Interesting bit of Revolution history here that I never saw in any text book. And, just like the Matlack Grave, it’s wedged in between 2… read more Queen Esther’s Rock