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Broad Ford Overholt Distillery and the Ghost of Jacob Overholt

    It seems that almost every building over 100 years old has a ghost story to go with it — particularly the abandoned ones. The Broad Ford Overholt Distillery near Connellsville is no different. In fact, its overgrown property and the ruins of the buildings makes it look like an extremely likely candidate for …

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The Strange Tale of Liberace, Pittsburgh, and St. Francis Hospital

It’s a bizarre story that has ties to both Monroeville as well as Lawrenceville’s former St. Francis Hospital. The story starts on November 23, 1963 when legendary pianist and entertainer Liberace was planning on performing a show at the now-gone Holiday House supper club in Monroeville.  The morning of November 23, Liberace felt that he …

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