It was prime construction season, and PennDOT had contracts out. Fifty to 75 archaeologists worked 10-hour days, six days a week, for four months carefully unearthing remains — row after row of Swiss and German congregants buried in 727 graves from 1833 to 1861.
The remains and artifacts were reburied under one marker in a 2003 ceremony in Troy Hill’s Voegtly Evangelical Cemetery. In the years before that, the Smithsonian Institution did an analysis of the bones for PennDOT.
— Read on www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2013/08/19/Lost-Pittsburgh-cemetery-lives-on-in-memories/stories/201308190105
In the two World Wars, painters were deployed to create optical illusions. Matthew Wilson explores how a camouflage unit and a ‘Ghost Army’ helped lead the Allies to victory.
— Read on www.bbc.com/culture/article/20210223-the-artists-who-outwitted-the-nazis
A rich widow lived with her daughter and her stepdaughter. The widow favored her younger biological daughter, allowing her to become spoiled and idle while her older stepdaughter was left to do all the work. Every day the stepdaughter would sit outside the cottage and spin beside the well.
— Read on en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frau_Holle
The classic slasher film, Sorority House Massacre, is being rebooted as a TV show produced by Norman Reedus.
— Read on screenrant.com/sorority-house-massacre-reboot-show-norman-reedus-producing/..
1877 Rail Strike Subject of YSU Prof’s Audio Walk – Business Journal Daily
— Read on businessjournaldaily.com/1877-pittsburgh-rail-strike-subject-of-profs-audio-walk/
“The walk begins at the northwest corner of 28th Street and Liberty Avenue in the Strip District neighborhood of Pittsburgh at the historic marker acknowledging the 1877 Railroad Strike.”
Some terrifying cults are so well-known they can be described with a single word: Manson, Waco, Jeffs, Jonestown. Others may not be as iconic—at least in America—but still provide plenty of nightmare material.Here are five examples, all of which made made screaming headlines during their flashes of notoriety, but have seldom been heard from since.