The Legend of Spook Woods

Along Schoonover Road, Kylertown I first heard Sean's story almost twenty years ago, but at the time I did not realize that his story may be connected to a haunted patch of woods known as "Spook Woods." Sean, who was living in Clearfield at the time I knew him, was the hardcore outdoorsman – when … Continue reading The Legend of Spook Woods

The Phantom of Five Locks

The water filled canal along Five Locks Road - note the green heron in the foreground Having spent the majority of the morning bouncing around Berks County, I took a moment from my journey to visit the grave of Adeline Baver, whose unsolved murder has become a part of regional lore. After I stopped to … Continue reading The Phantom of Five Locks

A Haunting at Hickory Bottom Cemetery

Hickory Bottom Cemetery Note: This is not to be confused with "A Haunting in Hickory Run". The haunting of the Hickory Run State Park can be found here: A Haunting in Hickory Run. It was almost like a scene from a horror movie. As I entered the cemetery the wind began to blow and it seemed … Continue reading A Haunting at Hickory Bottom Cemetery

The Blue Eyed Six: The Legends

St. Joseph's Spring, Fort Indiantown Gap Note: This is the third part of "The Blue Eyed Six." Part one can be found here: The Murder of Joseph Raber and part two can is located here: The Trials and Executions. I was getting ready to leave St. Joseph's Spring when the blue car I had encountered arrived at … Continue reading The Blue Eyed Six: The Legends

The Cherry Springs Ghost Light

Cherry Springs Tavern/Hotel Every year Cherry Springs State Park brings people to this remote location in Potter County. Located along Route 44 in the heart of Pennsylvania's Black Forest region, its remoteness allows visitors and astronomers to gaze into the heavens without light pollution. There were already visitors setting up for the night sky watch … Continue reading The Cherry Springs Ghost Light