Forgotten Tales of PhiladelphiaForgotten Tales of Philadelphia

Forgotten Tales of Philadelphia
Author : Thomas White
Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
Total Pages : 160
Release : 2011-09-30
ISBN 10 : 9781614235422
ISBN 13 : 1614235422
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


A twelve-foot bull shark in the Delaware, the 1856 tornado that tore through Kensington and the four-elephant battle royal that rolled into Fair Hill Junction are among the bizarre tales that are too often overlooked in the history of Penn's Holy Experiment. Authors Thomas and Edward White have intrepidly stormed the stacks to unearth this offbeat collection of strange stories and weird lore with accounts of body snatchers, witch trials and a snake-wielding lunatic. From the outlawing of tambourine beating to the posse that caught a "ghost" and everything in between, the Brothers White take a wickedly gleeful romp through the freak happenings, dastardly deeds and unbelievable characters that lurk in the lost chronicles of the City of Brotherly Love.

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