I grew up in a rather large, dysfunctional family and am one of 5 daughters (my poor father right?). There is a 12 year difference between my oldest sister, who I will call “L”, and myself (I am the youngest). You can read a little more about the background that shaped me here: https://wp.me/paqIPF-7t I lost
Since we had such a hauntingly good time at the Inn of the Hawke in Lambertville, NJ and the night was so beautiful, we decided to cross the canal and the river into New Hope, PA. Read about the Inn of the Hawke haunted jaunt here: https://wp.me/paqIPF-69 If you have checked out our jaunt to the
It started out as a magical evening – a starry December night that had just a slight chill in the air, beautiful historical homes dressed in their best Christmas attire, sparkling colored lights shining everywhere. Driving into this adorable little town you can’t help but be swept up in the feel of it – the
Welcome everyone! Today I had the honor of being nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award! I am beyond grateful and so humbled for this recognition. I am looking forward to the opportunity to share a little more about myself and getting to know everyone. The amazing Katie @Katiethetourist bestowed this award upon me today and you can
One of the earliest experiences of a haunting I can recall from my childhood was pretty extreme. The story behind it has lived with my family ever since, being recounted and likely embellished so many times over the years that it has become a legend. This is the true story, non-embellished, as I recall it
Here in New Jersey, the December days can be unpredictable – sometimes sunny and decent and other times cold, gray and miserable. Either way, the days are short and the nights long. That’s why we love to get out, take a drive and visit historic, haunted locations. Weekends like this past Saturday are my favorite.
We decided to visit this gastro pub in Philly for dinner one night. Although it has a great name – Devil’s Den (#Gettysburg) – we really went for the “Confit Duck Fries” my husband loves. Unlike our normal jaunts, we didn’t find this pub because it was haunted or historic (although most of Philly is
Weston is a remote, historic town in West Virginia – home to America’s largest, and the world’s 2nd largest, hand-cut stone masonry building, second only to The Kremlin. Formerly known as Weston State Hospital, this building has a disturbing history dating back to the 1860’s and is now known as Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. See
Along the historic Lincoln Highway in Bedford, PA, there is an iconic fieldstone tavern that has been providing hospitality, spirits, food, and lodging since the 1760’s – the Jean Bonnet Tavern (also known as Old Fork’s Inn and Bonnet’s Tavern). Check it out here: https://www.jeanbonnettavern.com/ Prior to opening as a tavern, the property was used by
Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum Weston, WV Lewis County, West Virginia is a sleepy little town of roughly 4,000 that has seen itself rise and fall since its incorporation in 1846. Weston, the county seat, is a picturesque little town that has two historic districts: Weston Downtown Historic District and the Weston Downtown Residential Historic District.