Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

Yorkers are discovering Brigadoon-like Bedford, Pa.

The Bedford Springs Hotel is a must-visit if you’re in Bedford, Pa. The Omni resort takes you back 150 years when President James Buchanan, a Pennsylvania native, visited there. You don’t have to stay there to enjoy the resort. Walk-ins can eat at its several restaurants, enjoy its spa and visit its shops. Or just sit in its library and soak in the history.

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Hex Murder witchcraft trials … ‘and they happened in York County’: Linked in to York County, Pa., history, 3/27/13

It will be an interesting night in Glen Rock, Pa., when J. Ross McGinnis takes the podium in April to talk about the Hex Murder of 1928. McGinnis is an attorney with a gift for spinning a tale – only a true, terrible tale in this case. He will tell how three young assailants attacked suspected witch Nelson Rehmeyer to break a spell in a remote hollow not far from Glen Rock, Pennsylvania.

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Former Hahn mansion: ‘I thought it would make the most spectacular funeral home’

The Springdale historic district in York was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. The former Hahn Home, now Kuhner Associates funeral home, is the star among the district’s 199 buildings. Architecturally, mansion is a mixture of … Continue reading

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