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Detail. Georges de La Tour, The Fortune Teller. Click to see the entire painting at Wikipedia.

Benjamin Tuttle (1629-1676) murdered his sister Sarah with an axe. The Tuttle family was socially prominent, but plagued by mental illness and violence. See the Tuttle family wikipage.

Carlo Lippi (1766-1826) killed a political rival outside of the […]

Patriots and Slave Holders: the Pennsylvania you Never Knew

One of the more useful published histories I’ve come across while researching this time and place is the three volume A history of Wilkes-Barré, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, from its first beginnings to the present time. Oscar Jewell Harvey, 1909.1The book is available to be read online at archive.org, here. jQuery(“#footnote_plugin_tooltip_8662_1”).tooltip({ tip: “#footnote_plugin_tooltip_text_8662_1”, tipClass: “footnote_tooltip”, effect: […]