The Slave Woman of Lake Marburg: My Personal Encounter

Someone recently asked me to tell them about my most frightening personal experience. There have been a few, but the following account occurred early in my stint as a paranormal investigator (I was 19 years old at the time). It was an encounter that almost put the brakes on what I was doing. I had come across a few apparitions previous to that day, but none have ever struck me as deep as the phantom I and 4 other men witnessed that day:In the late winter of 1978, I was asked to explore an area of bottom woodland and marsh that was the property of the P.H. Glatfelter Company of Spring Grove, Pa. This property was below the Lake Marburg dam and bordered Codorus Creek on both sides. The nearest town is Porters Sideling, Pa. This particular area was very familiar to me, because many of my mother’s relatives had lived near there before the dam was built. As well, I had hunted deer in this general area since I was a boy.The original report stated that the phenomena was of a woman’s screams that came from the hollow area, and always at night. Several of the Glatfelter employees had…

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The Slave Woman of Lake Marburg: My Personal Encounter

Updated: December 19, 2021 — 9:26 pm