I initially wanted to write about the Jean Bonnet Tavern back in Halloween when I was theming all my “Weekend Trip Ideas” around haunted PA attractions, but for whatever reason did not get around to it, so am plopping it right in the middle of your holiday season. Ghosts can be Christmasy too, right? Charles Dickens thought so.
In July of 1877, seven Irish coal miners, thought to be members of the elusive Molly Maguires and prosecuted by the Pinkerton Detective Agency, were hung in gallows erected inside the former Carbon County Prison in what was then known as Mauch Chunk, now Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. One of the executed, widely believed to be a man by the
As mentioned in last week’s Gettysburg Ghost Hunting, October’s “Weekend Trip Ideas” will all be Halloween themed. If you’re into Halloween and ghostly happenings, you really can’t pick a better place then Pennsylvania (ok, you could be in Sleepy Hollow or Salem, but stay with me here). Pennsylvania, as we mentioned last week, was home to
Well, it’s getting well into October which means it’s time to start Halloween planning. Halloween is one of my favorite holidays and I’m always on the lookout for some type of Halloween-themed event leading up to the big night. While I used to be very into Haunted Hayrides, I’ve grown out of them a little bit,