Author Archives: Clint Kaul

Interview with Donna and Merrill Sterler

By Roger Rowlett Apex to Zenith #62 – Third Quarter 2003 Donna and Merrill Sterler have a unique perspective on being a highpoint owners. Rather than buying the highpoint, they just woke up one day and read in the newspaper … Continue reading

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Interview with Jean and Wayne Wuebbels — Owners of the Illinois Highpoint

By Roger Rowlett Apex to Zenith #62 – Third Quarter 2003 Jean and Wayne Wuebbels, the first highpoint private property owners to attend and host a Highpointers convention, put on a memorable show that drew standing ovations in Illinois. Just … Continue reading

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Jack Longacre Memorial Services – Nov. 16, 2002, Taum Sauk, Missouri

On Nov. 16, 40 Highpointers met at the Fort Davidson Motel & Restaurant in Ironton, MO, for a memorial service titled “A Celebration of Jack’s Life.” Club chairman Roger Rowlett read a proclamation from Missouri Gov. Bob Holden, declaring Nov. … Continue reading

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Jack Longacre – Highpointers Club Founder and President (1938-2002)

ARCADIA, MO — Jack Longacre, 64, founder and president of the national Highpointers Club died on Oct. 15, 2002, near his home on Taum Sauk highest point of Missouri after a long bout with cancer. Jack made the claim that … Continue reading

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Jack Longacre’s last convention – OK 2002

Jakk was able to attend the 2002 Highpointers Konvention in Black Mesa, Oklahoma in late September, less than one month before he died. You can read an excerpt from Brendan Leonard’s thesis “Because it is there” (page 24) for more … Continue reading

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Fifty Flags Over America Project

Following the Sept. 11 attack, the Highpointers Club has launched the “50 Flags Over America” project. Highpointers from around the country carried the American flag to the highest geographical point in each of the 50 states and the District of … Continue reading

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OK 2002 Konvention Photos – Album #2

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OK 2002 Konvention Photos – Album #1

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OK 2002 Konvention Schedule

See the Photo Albums – Album #1, Album #2 and Jakk Longacre Listen to Oklahoma Black Mesa is OK in ’02 Highpointers Convention September 18-22 Read Jean’s History of Black Mesa! APPLICATION FOR CONVENTION Pre-Convention EVENING Activities Our Pre-Convention Activities … Continue reading

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Happy 90th Birthday Paul Zumwalt!

(Photos courtesy of Diane Winger) Highpointers joined in celebrating Highpointer Legend Paul Zumwalt’s 90th birthday on March 30 in Peroria, Illinois. Paul wrote his guidebook to the highest points at age 76. You can buy it at the HP Merc … Continue reading

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