Who knows what strangeness hides within the borders of Pennsylvania? “In the late 1980s, I had an odd experience which you might find interesting,” Tabitha emailed. In her email Tabitha continued to share an odd experience in 1988. That summer saw Tabitha and her sister staying with her grandparents in Hanover. “It was a typical … Continue reading Strangeness in Southcentral Pennsylvania
Near Dents Run Note: This is my opinion and interpretation of the files released by the FBI in regards to the Dents Run treasure. Almost everybody following the case has their own belief of whether the treasure exists or not. If you are not familiar with it, you can learn more here : The Legend … Continue reading The Lost Treasure of Dents Run: The FBI Files
Memorial in Hollenbeck Cemetery Note: I need to place a warning on this article. When I first visited Hollenbeck Cemetery it was in 2008, during the daytime, and done with respect for those buried there. I do not encourage trespassing, after-dark visits, or ghost hunting on sacred pieces of land. Hollenbeck Cemetery has been heavily … Continue reading Hollenbeck Cemetery: Haunted?
The forests of Pennsylvania still hold secrets waiting to be discovered “Have you ever heard of Shoemaker’s story about a stone fortress located near Houtzdale?” I had known Gary for twenty-some years, having met him while doing research. Also a collector of folklore, Gary focuses his spare time studying the folklore of lost treasures. “I … Continue reading Secret of the Stone Fortress
Grave of Johnny Morehouse, Dayton Among the earliest articles written for The Pennsylvania Rambler was the story of Johnny Morehouse and his beloved dog. When five-year-old Johnny Morehouse drowned in the Miami and Erie Canal in August 1860, his tragic death would be the basis for a legend that is still a part of Ohio … Continue reading Ghosts of Woodland Cemetery
The view from the Route 19 Overlook, West Virginia Back in the summer of 2018, when I was just beginning The Pennsylvania Rambler, I shared a journey into the mountains of West Virginia. This journey included a stop at the Route 19 Overlook, south of Birch River. In this entry, I mentioned the ghost of … Continue reading Phantoms of Powell Mountain