Spirits of the Sloan Fine Arts Building

Sloan Fine Arts Building, Lock Haven It seems every college and university has its own folklore that is passed down through the students, helping to create an interesting aspect of campus life. Examining the stories I’ve heard and collected over the years, there are two buildings that almost always seem to have ghost stories associated … Continue reading Spirits of the Sloan Fine Arts Building

Haunted Highways: The Janesville Pike

Along the Janesville Pike Note: The name Tanya is not the person's real first name - it was changed at her request. I entered Tyrone’s Reservoir Park and immediately saw Tanya sitting at the pavilion waiting for me. I had met Tanya years ago when we worked together at one of my first jobs. It … Continue reading Haunted Highways: The Janesville Pike

The Hounds of Hans Graf Cemetery

Haunted Hans Graf Cemetery I had spent the morning exploring Dauphin and Lancaster Counties. Glancing at the clock, I knew I would have to soon start towards Lancaster if I didn't want to be late, but I had enough time to make one more stop. “Where are we stopping now?” my mother asked as I … Continue reading The Hounds of Hans Graf Cemetery

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 Church That Wasn’t

Not a haunted church, but one I came across during my journeys I first met Kerry in 2014 at a program I was giving on the legends and lore of Central Pennsylvania. After the program had finished, she approached me and introduced herself. "I have a story you'd be interested in. It was something that … Continue reading The Church That Wasn’t

The Phantom of Fishing Creek

Logan Mills Covered Bridge, Sugar Valley One of my favorite drives in Central Pennsylvania is through the alpine valley known as Sugar Valley. The rolling hills of the valley are covered with a mixture of farmlands and woodlands which remind me of a much simpler time. One of my favorite stops in the valley is … Continue reading The Phantom of Fishing Creek