100 - The Sable Terror

The “woman in black” stalked the streets of Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and other towns and villages in Pennsylvania's Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties in the winter of 1886-1887 and into the 1930s.

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SOURCES

Philadelphia Inquirer, November 8, 1886.

Scranton Republican, December 15, 1886.

Wilkes-Barre Record, January 5, 1887.

Attacked For the Woman in Black.” Wilkes-Barre Evening News, December 27, 1886.

Caught At His Tricks.” Wilkes-Barre Sunday Leader, February 6, 1887.

Caught the Woman in Black.” Scranton Republican, November 6, 1886.

He Wasn't Afraid.” Carbondale Daily News, December 9, 1886.

Lackawanna's Mystery.” Wilkes-Barre Evening News, November 30, 1886.

Local Brevities.” Carbondale Daily News, December 4, 1886.

Local Gleanings.” Pittston Evening Gazette, December 18, 1886.

Plymouth.” Wilkes-Barre Record, December 25, 1886.

Plymouth.” Wilkes-Barre Record, December 27, 1886.

Plymouth.” Wilkes-Barre Record, December 28, 1886.

Scared by a Woman in Black.” Wilkes-Barre Record, December 30, 1886.

Slammer Coleman as the Woman in Black.” Scranton Republican, December 9, 1886.

The Bunko Men.” Wilkes-Barre Sunday News-Dealer, October 31, 1886.

The Woman in Black.” New York Times, November 10, 1886.

The Woman in Black.” Wilkes-Barre Evening News, November 23, 1886.

The Woman in Black.” Wilkes-Barre Dollar Weekly News, December 25, 1886.

The Woman in Black.” Wilkes-Barre News, December 30, 1886.

The Woman in Black.” Wilkes-Barre News, December 31, 1886.

The Woman in Black.” Wilkes-Barre Sunday Leader, January 2, 1887.

The Woman in Black.” New York Times, January 7, 1887.

The Woman in Black.” Wilkes-Barre Weekly Dollar News, January 22, 1887.

The Woman in Black.” Wilkes-Barre News, February 5, 1893.

Woman in Black.” Wilkes-Barre News, December 27, 1886.

Woman in Black.” Wilkes-Barre Sunday News-Dealer, January 2, 1887.

Woman in Black.” Wilkes-Barre Dollar Weekly News, January 15, 1887.

Peter VON WEISENFLUE - Facts (ancestry.com)

Wright J. Horton - Facts (ancestry.com)

Ancestry.com - U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995 – Scranton 1886

Ancestry.com - U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995 – Wilkes-Barre 1882

Luzerne County 1873 Pennsylvania Historical Atlas (historicmapworks.com)

Coal mining in Plymouth, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

In the passage describing the attack on Wright Horton, the name of the sheriff's son is incorrectly given as Jules. His name was actually Julius, and I've corrected it to such.

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