→ 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 by the medical community, in collusion with the PA state government, to demonize and eradicate the folk medicine practiced by the Braucherai. The infamous 1928 Hex Murder, and the sensationalized media coverage that followed it, went a long way towards helping drive the art of Powwowing and its practitioners underground.
Its exciting to know that this traditional is still around and that it may be experiencing a revival. In addition to being an effective healing technique for some people, it is also an important aspect of authentic Pennsylvania Dutch Culture that should be studied and disseminated to the wider culture at large as a way to preserve the folkways of the Deitscherei.
Powwow practitioner Silver Raven Wolf will present a seminar on healing and empowerment which will include powwow and other forms of traditional healing, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 at New Vision Books & Gifts, 2594 Eastern Blvd. Call 717-843-8067 for more information.
→ Tales from Pennsylvania's 'Museum of Mysteries' - WGAL
→ Local paranormal investigative team, Berks Mont Project, invokes history to life
You will find the team's website here.
→ Legends Of Hexenkopf Hill Live On - Philly.com
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, ...
→ Mountain Folklore: Finding Mountain Mary's grave | Reading Eagle
→ Or try first link of search results to read the article.
→ Bethlehem's Sun Inn hosting all-night Halloween ghost hunt - lehighvalleylive.com
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
→ The secret healers: Old tradition of powwowquietly survives in some corners of Berks County
→ Paranormal Corner: The voice of Jennie Wade at Gettysburg? | NJ.com
It certainly sounds like a human female voice, but is it really the infamous Jennie Wade?
Go here for more details ...
→ Haunted Hugh Moore Park coming later this month | lehighvalleylive.com
This will be a family oriented Halloween attraction with much to do for children including a ride on the Josiah ...
→ Little Bigfoot: Columbia’s first Albatwitch Festival remembers the apple-snatching creature of local lore - LancasterOnline
This is a brilliant idea for a festival and certainly a welcome addition to the ...
→ A Typical Tale | From the archives: ‘Hexerai’ in Berks County - Lebanon Daily Times
→ Berks the bizarre: Charming Forge has long been associated with paranormal activity - Reading Eagle (click the first link in the search results to read the article)
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 ...
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 ...
Attention Gettysburg, paranormal and Gettysburg paranormal buffs! There is a new book titled Ghost Soldiers of Gettysburg: Searching for Spirits on America's Most Famous Battlefield by authors Jack Roth and Patrick Burke ...
Ancient caverns, speakeasies, the underground railroad, ghosts, and beer. What's not to like about Mount Joy's Bube's (pronounced boobεhs) Brewery. They do ghost tours too.
Interested in Lancaster County paranormal? You ...
The event, which combined paranormal and haunted elements, featured more than 30 vendors as well as horror film actors at the Eisenhower Hotel and Conference Center on Saturday afternoon. A ...
UPDATE: It appears that the movie was completed and the name was changed to 'The Harvesting'. I could not find any information about the film actually being released. Perhaps it's ...
→ Historic Keim Homestead, history tinged with intrigue | Reading Eagle
Spinster sisters living in traditional PA Dutch folk fashion into the 20th century were responsible for the homestead retaining is ...
→ 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 ...
→ Annual walk shares Hanover's ghostly history - FlipSidePA.com
One of the stops on the tour is the McAllister Inn. On June 27th of this year it was investigated by Lifting Spirits ...
→ The Historian: Himmelsbriefen were in most homes - Berks Mont 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 ...
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
→ Ghost tours in Lancaster and Strasburg - LancasterOnline
If you're interested in the paranormal or history then an outing with Ghost Tours of Lancaster will be right up your alley. Started ...
Photos: Tales from Pennsylvania’s ‘Museum of Mysteries
Berks Mont Project paranormal investigative team invokes history to life
Legends Of Hexenkopf Hill Live On
VIDEO | ‘Hex Hollow’ documentary to hit screen in York, Pa.
VIDEO | Haunted Lancaster 2013
Mountain Folklore: Finding Mountain Mary’s grave
Bethlehem’s Sun Inn hosting all-night Halloween ghost hunt
Catharine Eberth: Healing a family tradition, from mother to daughter
Old tradition of powwow quietly survives in Berks County
Paranormal Corner: The voice of Jennie Wade at Gettysburg?
Haunted Hugh Moore Park coming later this month
Columbia’s first Albatwitch Festival remembers the apple-snatching creature of local lore
A Typical Tale | From the archives: ‘Hexerai’ in Berks County
Berks the bizarre: Charming Forge has long been associated with paranormal activity
‘Witch’ murdered in Pennsylvania Dutch country over hex
History columnist Richard L.T. Orth releases book ‘Folk Religion of PA Dutch’
“Powwowing in Pennsylvania: Healing Rituals of the Dutch Country”
Ghost Soldiers of Gettysburg: Searching for Spirits on America’s Most Famous Battlefield
VIDEO | Haunted Lancaster, Bubes Brewery
Parahaunt comes to Gettysburg
Move aside, ‘Amish Mafia’ — Amish horror movie ‘Infernal’ will be filmed this month in
Historic Keim Homestead, history tinged with intrigue
Hex murder victim’s granddaughter carries on powwow legacy
EVENT | Annual walk shares Hanover’s ghostly history
The Historian: Himmelsbriefen were in most homes
A witness to the York County Hex murder passes
‘Hex Hollow’ film: Reactions from the families
Ghost tours in Lancaster and Strasburg, Pa
VIDEO | Mysterious Journeys: The Ghosts of Gettysburg