Category Archives: Hex murder

Hex Murder assailant: ‘A genuinely nice guy and was a good employee’

People alive today knew one of the celebrated Hex Murder defendants of 1928, proving that York is the world’s largest small town

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York County congregation straddled Mason-Dixon Line: Linked in to history, Nov. 23, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Bethlehem Steltz Church’s bid for national registry, the Hex Murder and the 4 millionth Harley-Davidson sold.

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York County Hex Murder: 10 memorable quotes about this famed witchcraft case

‘Trials of Hex’ author J. Ross McGinnis is knowledgable and erudite about York County’s famous witchcraft trial.

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York County’s Hex murder: 5 more quick facts about the forever fascinating witchcraft case

Some quick facts and impressions about York County’s Hex murder case in which three accomplices killed a suspected witch.

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York County’s Hex murder: 5 quick facts about the forever fascinating witchcraft case

The book ‘Long Lost Friend’ inspired superstitions among the Pennsylvania Dutch until well into the 20th century.

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York County’s Hex murders story: ‘Echoes and Re-echoes with intensity and interest’

Hex murder expert J. Ross McGinnis will present a program about the landmark trial that followed the arrests of the three assailants of a suspected witch.

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1 York/Adams history mystery solved; 1 to go: Linked in to York County history, Oct. 1, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers a mystery school, the best Hex murder trial books and a new book that covers factory tourism.

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Part II: 100 stories about Fissel finger in southern York County: Any one could be true

This pinky finger was found in the wall of an old house near Fissel’s Church in the Glen Rock area. Perhaps there’s a solution now as to why that digit was in there. (Click to enlarge (if you dare). Additional … Continue reading

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Winterstown: Beautiful borough with 2 ugly moments – The boroughs of York County series, No. 6

Winterstown, Pa., is the closest borough to the Hex Murder house in Rehmeyer’s Hollow, and some have tied community events – haunted hayrides, for example – to the 1928 murder of a suspected witch. (See another photo of the house … Continue reading

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Does this photo show an old school bus stop shelter? Linked in with neat York County, Pa., history stuff: Jan. 19, 2010

There’s delight in learning that others are fascinated by the same things you see along the road. York countian Gary E. Heiland noticed this shelter, located south on George Street around the 1600 block on the right side of the … Continue reading

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