Author: Marlin Bressi

Categories: Local/Historical

Condition: New

Book Type: Trade Paperback

 

Researcher and author Marlin Bressi has compiled a panoply of unsolved mysteries and unusual happenings throughout the history of the Keystone State. From unsolved mysteries, headless corpses, missing persons, to ghosts and missing treasure, Bressi's compilation is sure to entertain:

 

CONTENTS:

PART I: UNSOLVED MYSTERIES

  • The Lamb's Gap Murder Mystery
  • Berks County's Missing Skeleton
  • Who Buried the Babies in the Church Cellar?
  • A Cat's Funeral and a Philadelphia Mystery
  • Allison Hill's House of Mystery
  • The Broad Mountain Mystery
  • The Kulpmont Mob Murders of 1939
  • The True Story of Shamokin's Famous Missing Head
  • The Mystery of the Murder Marsh 

PART II: STRANGE PLACES AND PEOPLE

  • The Cripple's Curse and the Kings of Pittsburgh
  • The Aeronaut's Fate: The Story of Wash Donaldson
  • Witchcraft in Stony Creek Valley
  • The Strange Connection Between Bucknell University and the RMS Titanic
  • The Tragic Fate of Homer Swaney
  • Simeon Pfoutz: Lord of the Manor
  • The Headless Horseman of Lawrence County
  • Mount Carmel's Mysterious Suicide Cell
  • A Tragedy in Ghost Hollow
  • The Loomis Street Affair: Haunting or Hoax?
  • The Ticking Tombstone
  • A Ghost in the Furnace

PART III: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

  • Dynamite and Diphtheria: The Strange Trial of Lloyd Wintersteen
  • The Hanging of Charles Chase
  • The Lutz Axe Murder
  • The Ghost of Adam Volkovitch
  • Mount Carmel's Night of Terror: The Strantz and Yorkavage Crime Spree of 1937
  • The Murder of Daisy Smith

PART IV: ODDS AND ENDS

(A collection of interesting newspaper clippings)

 

Pennsylvania Oddities - Volume #1

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