Pages tagged with Pennsylvania

The old graveyard in Coursin Hollow was filled with over two-hundred graves, predating 1800 with the family names of Rhodes, Conrad, Lynch, Bell, Henry, and Edmundson, just to name a few. The majority of headstones cannot be read clearly, but it is known that Coursin Hollow was once k...
There is a problem that will be stewing in Pennsylvania soon, especially in the southwestern part of the state. In the next ten years or from around 2015 to 2025-6 there are going to be 278.000 older people that are going to retire . The people of this part of the state aren't ready t...
We all need our vaccinations. If we don't get them then we can catch a devastating disease and pass it on. Then everybody not vaccinated will catch it. That is the reason we protect ourselves with vaccines.
Mary "Mollie" Derry told the locals their fortunes, removed hexes and curses while casting her own curses. It is believed that in Mollie's early days, the young wife and mother lived an enchanting life filled with magic that quickly made her become known as a witch to all who encounte...
Ever hear of John DuPont with the movie named Foxcatcher about him? This article is not going to be based on the film, but rather some information I found when I researched him on the Internet.
The Amish have expanded their settlements, as there is an estimated 150,000 Amish in the country now, mainly due to the large families which average about seven kids. There are as many as eight different orders here in the U.S. Such as Old Order Amish, New Order Amish, Andy Weaver Ami...
Witness one of the most famous supernatural events in American history. Known to most as "Lincoln's Phantom Train", the hauntingly eerie and intriguing event begins in Washington D.C. and slowly travels through 180 cities that includes Baltimore, Maryland, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ...
High profile real estate and business sites like Zillow and Forbes claim that haunted homes nationwide have been grabbing the attention of prospective buyers rather than scaring them off. In fact, sixty-two percent of home buyers say they are open to buying a haunted home, and 35 perc...
When visiting Volant, Pennsylvania you will find that the made for a postcard town offers the vision of old world style traditions blended with a tad of modern events, completed with automobiles and Amish buggies co-mingling on the nostalgic country roads in perfect harmony.
The Shades of Death Road has long been a mystery to the locals, as well as the many unsuspecting people that have traveled along the deep country road and have heard the eerie noises that mimic blood curdling screams, cries of anguish and even growling. Unexplained anomalies are no st...
The nostalgic hotel offers 17 highly spirited rooms decorated in Victorian style railroad décor that comes complete with several friendly ghosts that playfully slam doors, shake beds, and randomly flicker the lights.
Jefferson County: The Spirits of the Laurel Festival, Walking Tours, a Corn Maze and a Victorian Christmas.
The 32-room Baleroy Mansion located in the affluent Chestnut Hill garden district of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania contains elements from precious artifacts to ghosts and a death chair.
I remember where I was and what I was doing 12 years ago today. 9/11-- I won't forget.
A teenager from Pennsylvania in 1983 have supernatural power of rain maker, where ever he is rain is there. That's why he is called as rain man.
Kermit Gosnell, a Pennsylvania abortion doctor was found guilty of murdering three babies who were born alive after failed abortion attempts. He was also found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of an adult female.
Here is a brief history of these two billionaires who built America and how a war brought on by greed got started between them. The lives of many hard working Americans were destroyed in the wake of their greed.
This column is about Pennsylvania's new Voter ID Law
If you are a fan of The Three Stooges, the Stoogeum Museum if for you.
I just returned from a visit to the VanGogh exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and had to share it with you.
A descritpion of our beautiful Brandywine Valley, located one hour outside of Philadelphia. So much to see and do here!
A description about a unique parade held in Philadelphia every January 1st.
We take a look at the life and times of Benjamin Franklin, as well as a brief look at his horoscope.
Gasland is an award winning documentary by Josh Fox. This documentary exposes hazards resulting out of using "fracking" technology for getting natural gas. We need more of these kind of documentaries.
In the summer of 1960, a caravan of long, black limousines paraded down the main street of my little home town in western Pennsylvania. A man named John F. Kennedy who wanted to be the next President of the United States waved to the crowd. It’s a day that remains forever etched i...
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