Eerie Erie: Tales of the Unexplained from Northwest Pennsylvania

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A tall creature that howls on the devil's backbone near Harbor Creek Township, phantom ships that erupt into flames and melt into darkness, UFOs on Presque Isle—these are some of the strange tales from the lakeshores and shadowy woods of Erie County, Pennsylvania. Local paranormal expert and author Reverend Robin S. Swope explores the dark and bizarre corners of the county's history, from the forgotten 1812 dead of the brig Niagara and the mysterious earthen mounds that dot the landscape to the legend of the ravenous Storm Hag and the rumored vampire's crypt in Erie Cemetery. Join Swope as he searches for answers in the lost pages of Erie County history and lore.
ISBN: 9781609493561
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Pennsylvania
Images: 40
Pages: 112
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Robin S. Swope is a writer and has been a Christian minister for more than nineteen years in mainline, evangelical and independent denominations. He holds a BA in biblical literature and a master of divinity degree in pastoral ministry and counseling. He has served as a missionary to Burkina Faso and has ministered to the homeless in New York City's Hell's Kitchen. He is the founder and chief officiate of Open Gate Ministerial Services and a Church Council member and pulpit minister of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Erie, Pennsylvania. He is also a freelance journalist for, has a column in the Tri-State Senior News and has also written for Fate magazine. His published books include A Walk with an Angel, An Exorcist's Field Guide and True Tales of the Unexplained. He has also contributed to Brad Steiger's “Real” paranormal book series, including the bestseller Real Vampires.
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