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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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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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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