After Hours Tattoo Shop – History

After Hours Tattoo 131 Grand Avenue Mars, PA 16046   Situated near the former major attraction of the Mars Railroad Station, the After Hours Tattoo Company sits along one of the more modernized routes into and out of Mars, PA. The tattoo shop is relatively new yet extremely popular and profitable. The owner and numerous […]

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Blennerhassett Island – History

Blennerhassett Island Lubeck, WV, 26101   A secluded and historic island situated on the Ohio River right in the middle of Ohio and West Virginia, Blennerhassett Island is currently a state park including a single roadway and only a limited amount of docks. This island connects the two states via the Blennerhassett Island Bridge and […]

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Christmas – History

Christmas is a time of joy, giving, and a reflection of the year that has passed. The holiday is filled of gift giving, storytelling, and family togetherness. At least, that’s how most of us recall this during our lifetime. For those of us who celebrate the “traditions” of Christmas, it brings back memories of hanging […]

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Jennie Wade House – Investigation

Jennie Wade House November 2, 2019 Gettysburg, PA   Investigation  In the heart of Gettysburg, PA rests a small, quaint brick home now surrounded by hotels and parking lots. This was the location of (miraculously) the only civilian casualty of the three-day Battle of Gettysburg. Jennie Wade was simply trying to help feed her family, […]

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Gettysburg Orphanage – History

Located on the edge of the original battlefield along Steinwehr Aveneue and Cemetery Hill, the orphanage stands as a reminder of the brutal past that, not only those fighting in the war but also, those who lost parents, family, and loved ones also felt the horrors of the war. The war did not simply end […]

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