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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 powwowing: ‘… It was here, and it had many adherents … ‘

This image heads a slideshow of Hex Murder photos at ydr.com’s Media Center. The Hex murder case in 1928 was strange to begin with, involving witchcraft and faith healing and a world-wide audience and teenage defendants and so on. So … Continue reading

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