Blog Archives


This gallery contains 22 photos.

The number of people downtown on a Saturday was quite remarkable. I peeked my head in the Bullfrog Brewery around noon, hoping it would be open for a bite to eat. I couldn’t believe that there were 25 or so … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gallitzin – Victoria Theater

This gallery contains 4 photos.

Built in 1919, the records of the Gallitzin Fire Company show the Victoria Theater survived a fire in 1921. Following this early happenstance, it was home to traveling vaudeville acts. In the 1960’s, local lore has it that the showing … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , | 1 Comment


This gallery contains 14 photos.

From a seat on a bench in its beautiful village green called Diamond Park, Meadville feels more like New England than Pennsylvania.  The town was founded in 1788 by David Mead, who came from the eastern part of the state … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment


This gallery contains 10 photos.

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment


This gallery contains 11 photos.

In Clearfield remains one of the county prisons designed by the son of famed prison architect John Haviland.  Edward Haviland followed his father’s trade, but did not accomplish his level of fame or fortune.  Edward spent considerable time in central … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment