The Tiadaghton Declaration

Historical Marker for the Tiadaghton Elm Note: More about the Fair Play Men, who according to legend signed the Tiadaghton Declaration under an elm along Pine Creek, can be found here The Fair Play Men: . “Do you think the Tiadaghton Declaration existed?” Haylee asked as we walked across the grassy plot to stand in the … Continue reading The Tiadaghton Declaration

The Fair Play Men

Marker for the Tiadaghton Declaration “Where are we headed to now?” Haylee asked as I turned onto Railroad Street, heading out of Jersey Shore. “Pine Creek,” I answered as I turned onto Tiadaghton Avenue. Where the road ended, I turned left onto River – also known as Old River – Road. I could see the … Continue reading The Fair Play Men

The Screaming Skull

Route 44 is as wild today as it was in the past If all the stories are to be believed, Route 44 might possibly be the most haunted road within the state. Something supernatural seems connected to every hill and hollow, and every town has at least one ghost story attached to it. Maybe it … Continue reading The Screaming Skull

Gaston Bushong: Clinton County’s Other Headless Frenchman

The stretch of the West Branch of the Susquehanna haunted by Bushong The first article about the Headless Frenchman of the Kettle Creek Valley had barely been posted when the emails started arriving to ask when I was going to do the story of Lieutenant Bushong. Bushong is Clinton County’s other headless Frenchman – yes … Continue reading Gaston Bushong: Clinton County’s Other Headless Frenchman

The Headless Frenchman of the Kettle Creek Valley: Part Three

The Kettle Creek Reservoir Note: The first parts of this article can be found here Part One  and here Part Two. I arrived at Hammersley Fork and stepped out into the heat of the July afternoon. Parking in the area of the bridge was non-existent, so I grabbed a couple items and made the short walk to … Continue reading The Headless Frenchman of the Kettle Creek Valley: Part Three