Veteran’s Memorial and Museum

If you’ve been a long time resident of Columbus or the closely surrounding areas, you probably remember the Veteran’s Memorial building on Broad Street in downtown. Not only do you remember it, but you may very well have attended an event there or even had your high school graduation ceremony hosted there. Many were sad…

Memorial Day Special – Flight 93 Memorial in Somerset County, PA

September 11, 2001. Four commercial airliners were hijacked by al Qaeda terrorists and used as weapons. Two impact the World Trade Center towers in NY, a third strikes the Pentagon building and a fourth crashes into an empty field in Somerset County in rural Pennsylvania. United Flight 93 leaving from New Jersey got a late…

The Red Carnation – William McKinley Memorial and Museum

Written: Danielle and Andrew Livelsberger Photography:  Andrew Livelsberger McKinley Memorial Background:William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States from March 4, 1897 until September 1901 when he was assassinated.  He kept America on the gold standard and fought to protect american industrial interests.  He successfully lead America to victory in the Spanish-American War….

Madison County Veteran’s War Memorial

I stumbled across this war memorial on a trip going west of Columbus. This is one of the more visually striking memorials I have seen.  The statue of the soldier, placing his hand on a helmet fixed atop a rifle just seems to give you that sense of loss and sacrifice that war imposes upon…