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

Curse of the Stone Couch

The Stone Couch “If you ever get out to Hazleton, you have to visit the Stone Couch,” Deb, who calls Hazleton home, informed me. “It’s on top of Buck Mountain near the Luzerne-Carbon County line. Legend states that those who sit on it will have bad luck follow them.” One morning I set out to … Continue reading Curse of the Stone Couch

Rebel Without a Cause: James Dean

An older picture of Dean's Grave - due to visitors, the "J" is almost gone from people rubbing the stone To say it was raining when Zech and I arrived in Gas City, Indiana would be an understatement. The walls of water prevented us from seeing more than ten feet in front of us and … Continue reading Rebel Without a Cause: James Dean

Bellefonte’s Haunted Hastings Mansion

Hastings Mansion, Bellefonte Note: This is private property, so please be respectful of the land owner and please, no trespassing. The building can be viewed from Allegheny Street. Growing up, I was very familiar with the history of the Hastings Mansion. Stories were whispered among my classmates about the spirits which roamed the mansion which … Continue reading Bellefonte’s Haunted Hastings Mansion