Did a Witch Wipe Out the Entire Town of Pere Cheney, Michigan?
In 1874, George Cheney established a stop on the Michigan Central Railroad between Gaylord and Jackson. Originally just a layover between two stops, it soon boomed into something larger. By 1877, the town boasted two sawmills, a hotel, a doctor, and finally a post office to make it official. The town expanded as the population quickly […]
Modern-day witch trials: Law enforcement target Mexican folk religion
Santa Muerte, the goddess of death, is worshipped by millions of Mexican Catholics. But law enforcement agencies are going after believers, claiming that there is a link between the popular folk re…