A B&W of the old Asa Packer Mansion using Photomatix Software. Please excuse the watermark for their software. I’m thinking about purchasing it, but not sure quite yet.
Normally, I have been doing most of my Posting on the Historical sites that are around this area, because it’s what I enjoy doing. However, there will be times that I post something about me and my Life. This will be one of them. Humm . . . where to start. The above Images areContinue reading “MY MOTHER”
Driving in and around the Coal Region with my trusty camera, I happen to come across this scene that was built by the Owner of the land that it sits on. Built entirely by the land owner, it shows just how coal was mined from Buck Run back in the old day’s. The BuckContinue reading “BUCK RUN COAL”
Again, not to far from my home is the Coal Region Area where there is so much History from the past, that it’s hard to cover it all. This Image was taken at the Anthracite Memorial in Shenandoah, PA That is dedicated to the thousands of Miners who worked and slaved in a manContinue reading “COAL MINERS OF PENNSYLVANIA”
The Asa Packer Mansion is located in the town of Jim Thorpe, PA and sits on a hill over-looking the town. It is one of the best preserved Italian Villa’s around the area. From the outside the home does not look all that big, but once you get inside you can see just howContinue reading “ASA PACKER MANSION”
Again, not too far away from our home here in Reading, Pa. is this very old Mill that has been around for a little more than 300 yrs. Originally the first Mill was built in 1725 by Johann Heinrich Kersten. The 2nd Mill was built in 1841. There is really not a whole lotContinue reading “BERTOLET MILL”
Not far from my home is this place named The Kerney. It get’s it’s name from the old Kernsville Dam that is located just about a quarter mile away. Many years ago, this was the site where excess coal dirt was dumped from dredging the river nearby. Excess coal dirt from the coal area upContinue reading “THE KERNEY”