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Gettysburg Orphanage – Investigation

Gettysburg Orphanage November 3, 2019 Gettysburg, PA   Investigation  Nestled in between a bed and breakfast, along with an artifacts store, is the Gettysburg Orphanage. The three-story brick building was a safe haven for children who lost their families during the Civil War. At first, with a caring matriarch and caregiver, the orphanage was run […]

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Jennie Wade House – Investigation

Jennie Wade House November 2, 2019 Gettysburg, PA   Investigation  In the heart of Gettysburg, PA rests a small, quaint brick home now surrounded by hotels and parking lots. This was the location of (miraculously) the only civilian casualty of the three-day Battle of Gettysburg. Jennie Wade was simply trying to help feed her family, […]

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Gettysburg Orphanage – History

Located on the edge of the original battlefield along Steinwehr Aveneue and Cemetery Hill, the orphanage stands as a reminder of the brutal past that, not only those fighting in the war but also, those who lost parents, family, and loved ones also felt the horrors of the war. The war did not simply end […]

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Jennie Wade House – History

The small brick house situated outside the main town square of Gettysburg, PA is overshadowed by the hustling and bustling of tourists and the sheer height of the neighboring hotel. However, the Jennie Wade House is far more than a small brick structure. There is plenty of history that lies within its’ walls and behind […]

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Halloween – History

Halloween In today’s world, Halloween is simply a night to dress up in an elaborate costume, get free candy, and dive into a world of the unknown (typically in our safe homes on a comfortable couch). The real reasons we celebrate Halloween seems to be lost to past generations and really, a lack of understanding […]

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Prospect Place – Investigation

September 6, 2019 Trinway, OH   Investigation In the small, blue collar town of Trinway, Ohio lies a beautiful brick mansion which stands tall over the predominantly farming lands of the area and the nearby town of Dresdon, Ohio. This mansion holds artifacts from its construction and livelihood when it was in operation and stood […]

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Prospect Place – History

Prospect Place hosts such a value to not only the area, but all of history as well. Currently as an education center teaching about the Underground Railroad and local history, Prospect Place was once home to a twelve-member family and a stop for an unknown number of slaves on the run. The house served as […]

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Kaufman House – Investigation

Kaufman House July 11, 2019 Zelienople, PA Investigation Beautifully constructed in the heart of downtown Zelienople, stands the three-story Kaufman House. It has survived multiple fires yet still brings a certain life to the town. Many who walk through the small town do not recognize its’ historic value or the stories which have only been […]

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