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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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Kaufman House – History

105 S Main Street Zelienople, PA 16063 Once a popular and booming local business, the Kaufman House mostly stands abandoned and partially under construction. A fire tore through the building in late 2011 and legal battles have prevented the building from being reconstructed. The historical landmark has been in operation since the late 1800’s and […]

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Beaver Creek State Park – Investigation

Beaver Creek State Park June 30, 2019 East Liverpool, OH   Investigation  Seemingly in the middle of nowhere in East Liverpool, Ohio, Beaver Creek State Park emerges beautifully from the heavily wooded, and sometimes single-lane, dirt roads. The state park itself houses many gorgeous features such as pavilions, creek entrances, river swings, picnicking areas, and […]

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Gettysburg – Ghostly Photos

By Glenn Smith   Gettysburg, Antietam, Fredericksburg just to name a few of some of the major battlefields I have visited and studied throughout the years. I’ve been to lectures and conferences on most of the major campaigns on the American Civil War. I have met and talked to many of the Civil War accomplished […]

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Beaver Creek (Sprucevale) History

Beaver Creek AKA Sprucevale Echo Dell Road East Liverpool, OH The Past Not far over the state line of Pennsylvania resides the remnants of an old town that was built based on an operable and profitable canal system cutting through the Beaver Creek.  The small town of Sprucevale was established in 1837 on the Hambleton […]

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