33 - Rehmeyer’s Hollow

On November 27, 1928, a suspected curse-layer is brutally killed by three others.  This is one of the more infamous stories near my home, and is one of the earliest "true" supernatural accounts I remember hearing.

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Part of the Straight Up Strange Network (https://www.straightupstrange.com/).

In reference to Alice Rehmeyer's statement at the beginning of the episode, “try” is the word generally used to denote pow-wow work; by “things for him to try” is meant essentially “problems to be cured.”

“Commonwealth v. Curry,” 298 Pa. 363 (Pa. 1930).  https://casetext.com/case/commonwealth-v-curry-10
Donmoyer, Patrick J.  Powwowing in Pennsylvania: Braucherei and the Ritual of Everyday Life.  Kutztown, PA: Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, 2017.
Kriebel, David W.  Powwowing Among the Pennsylvania Dutch: A Traditional Medical Practice in the Modern World.  University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2007.
McGinnis, J. Ross.  Trials of Hex. York, PA: Davis/Trinity Publishing Company, 2000.
Renner, Timothy.  Beyond the Seventh Gate.  CreateSpace, 2016.
“Select counsel for 3 slayers,” Harrisburg Evening News, December 4, 1928.
White, Thomas.  Witches of Pennsylvania: Occult History & Lore.  Charleston, SC: History Press, 2013.

Opening music by Kevin MacLeod.
Closing music by Soma.

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