By Charlie Hintz on February 16, 2015
A Pennsylvania family’s dream home became a nightmare when they discovered the horrifying remains of a Dutch magic ritual inside the walls.
The Bretzius family had no idea what horrors lurked behind the walls of their Auburn, Pennsylvania dream home when they moved in. It wasn’t until 2012, when they began pulling down some of the walls to add insulation, that they discovered something completely bizarre and unexpected.
The walls, they found, were packed full of dead animal carcasses wrapped in newspapers dating to the 1930s and 40s, along with spices and other random objects. An expert told the family the objects were mostly likely used for Pow-wowing, ritual folk magic once practiced by the Pennsylvania Dutch.
Pow-wowing and the York County Hex Murder
The practice of Pow-wowing has it’s origins in a German book called The Long Lost Friend by John George…
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