The Ghost of White Deer Pike

White Deer Creek Note: After the original was placed in another author's collection, I contacted Frank and Heather to see if there was anything else they desired to add to their story. I am reposting this with their permission to include some new information. Haunted highways. Every state has them and Pennsylvania is no different. … Continue reading The Ghost of White Deer Pike

The Ghosts of Ole Bull

Kettle Creek Valley. Postcard a part of the author's personal collection A recent journey took me northward, into the wilds of north-central Pennsylvania to explore one of my favorite parts of the state. The goal of the day’s journey was the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum and I was joined on this trip by two classmates, Lindsey … Continue reading The Ghosts of Ole Bull

The Lost Treasure of Kinzua

Kinzua Bridge. Postcard part of the author's collection It all started with an email from Stephanie. The former college classmate's message had brought me once again into the beautiful area of the Kinzua Valley of northern Pennsylvania. Her brief email asked me what I knew about the lost loot of Kinzua. I replied with what … Continue reading The Lost Treasure of Kinzua

Potter County’s Phantom Hitchhiker

Foggy morning in north-central Pennsylvania The peacefulness of the early morning was broken only by the sound of wind blowing through the trees. Fog still clung to the mountaintops as I explored the Black Forest region of north-central Pennsylvania. At the moment, I was enjoying the quietness of Ole Bull State Park, straining to hear … Continue reading Potter County’s Phantom Hitchhiker

Spirits of Snyder Cemetery

Snyder Cemetery, Moraine State Park Note: If you choose to visit, please remember that this is a cemetery and those buried here should be paid the respect they deserve. There is something about abandoned cemeteries that causes people to think they are haunted. Even when confronted by facts, many maintain the facts are wrong. They … Continue reading Spirits of Snyder Cemetery

Simeon Pfoutz: Lord of the Kettle Creek Valley

Monument for Simeon and Susannah Pfoutz, Kettle Creek The wind whipped around me as I stepped out of the vehicle at the Alvin Bush Dam overlook. From the overlook along State Route 4001, I had a view of the dam and the southern end of the Kettle Creek Reservoir, one that was breath-taking and absolutely … Continue reading Simeon Pfoutz: Lord of the Kettle Creek Valley