→ Mike Argento: Hex murder victim’s granddaughter carries on powwow legacy – The York Daily Record
Although the blame for Rehmeyer’s death ultimate rests on the souls of the three men who murdered him, I also think the Marietta Witch who convinced Blymire that he was in the thrall of Rehmeyer’s dark Hex magic should share some of the blame. Without her diagnosis of the problem the murder might never have happened.
For almost three centuries, the Pennsylvania Dutch — descended from Swiss, French, and German immigrants from Germany during the 17th & 18th Centuries — have practiced white magic, known in ...
In this issue of Glencairn Museum News we explore our current exhibition (open through October 29, 2017), which features artifacts, documents and photographs illustrating a wide range of expression within ...
→ Head of German center to speak in Ephrata on folk medicine - Reading Eagle
This is a free lecture that will be given by Patrick Donmoyer at the Ephrata Public Library ...
Police at first labeled the murder as nothing more than the outcome of yet another “hillbilly mountain feud.”
In Mummey’s case, though, there was something more sinister. Local lore had cast ...
Catharine Eberth, who died at age 77 in 1903, was a well-known practitioner of powwowing.
Source: History Book: Healing a family tradition, from mother to daughter | Reading Eagle - NEWS
→ Mike Argento: A witness to the Hex murder passes - The York Daily Record
Jeannette Harvey's father was friends with Nelson Rehmeyer, the victim in the infamous 1928 Hex murder in southern ...
→ The secret healers: Old tradition of powwowquietly survives in some corners of Berks County
→ Pennsylvania's real hex magic - The York Daily Record
Along with the government's efforts - via the school system - to eradicate the use of Pennsilfaanisch Deitsch dialect there was also a campaign undertaken ...
Members of the Rehmeyer and Blymire families said the "Hex Hollow" film showed an accurate portrayal of the Hex Murder.
Source: 'Hex Hollow' film: Reactions from the families
→ Mountain Folklore: Finding Mountain Mary's grave | Reading Eagle
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The documentary 'Hex Hollow' is set to hit the big screen in York, Pa., next week. Its screening and subsequent distribution is sure to bring widespread attention to this case, ...
→ Sigal Museum to host community educational historical events in June and July - themorningcall.com
There are two PA Dutch culture related events listed here that caught my eye but others will be of ...
History columnist Richard L.T. Orth releases book ‘Folk Religion of PA Dutch’
“Powwowing in Pennsylvania: Healing Rituals of the Dutch Country”
Patrick Donmoyer to speak in Ephrata on Pennsylvania Dutch folk medicine
‘Witch’ murdered in Pennsylvania Dutch country over hex
Catharine Eberth: Healing a family tradition, from mother to daughter
A witness to the York County Hex murder passes
Old tradition of powwow quietly survives in Berks County
Pennsylvania’s real hex magic
‘Hex Hollow’ film: Reactions from the families
Mountain Folklore: Finding Mountain Mary’s grave
VIDEO | ‘Hex Hollow’ documentary to hit screen in York, Pa.
Sigal Museum to host PA Dutch Pow-wow and music cultural talks