A Christmas Spirit

Note: Everything in italics has been taken from the emails Scott sent me. Do you believe in Santa Claus? If not Santa Claus, how about some other Christmas spirit? Maybe a Father Christmas figure? Or possibly some other spirit that only makes its appearance during the Christmas season. Some would laugh and say yes, they … Continue reading A Christmas Spirit

Marion’s Mysterious Merchant Stone

  Zech and I had spent most of the day exploring the rolling hills of central Ohio, before arriving at the Marion Cemetery in search of an odd memorial amid the stones covering one hundred and fifty acres. We started our visit with a stop at the grand memorial to President William Harding, located at … Continue reading Marion’s Mysterious Merchant Stone

The Power of P. Noel’s Name

Note: If you choose to explore this area, remember it is a battlefield and it does deserve respect, so please give it the respect that it deserves. Everyone knows that Gettysburg is haunted. Right? It definitely has to be haunted because my bookcase has two full shelves dedicated to the legends and lore of Gettysburg. … Continue reading The Power of P. Noel’s Name

The Siren of the Loyalsock

I followed the Loyalsock Creek deep into the mountains north of Montoursville as Zech and I explored the wild landscape, wondrous vistas, and beautiful waterfalls of the region. We had already visited a number of waterfalls, but the next location on the list was the Hillsgrove Covered Bridge. We parked along Covered Bridge Road and … Continue reading The Siren of the Loyalsock

The Giant Ghost of Brush Valley

“Do you know the cemetery at Yearick’s Church is haunted?” Brenda, a former co-worker asked one day while we were on break. I admitted I was not familiar with the story and eagerly listened as she spoke. “My grandpa used to tell us about a large, black figure that roamed the cemetery. When he was … Continue reading The Giant Ghost of Brush Valley

The Boos of New Bethel Cemetery

On one of my trips to Hawk Mountain, I had the opportunity to meet up with a former college classmate, Dan, who lived in the area.  The two of us hiked the trails while swapping stories of where life had taken us over the years. During the conversation, he asked if I still collected folklore … Continue reading The Boos of New Bethel Cemetery