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Beyond the Seventh Gate
One of the best known legends from York County, Pennsylvania is Toad Road and the Seven Gates of Hell. What is the real story? Where are the Seven Gates of Hell? Where is Toad Road? Extensive research and on site exploration is combined to dispel urban legends while revealing stranger truths. Journey beyond the Seventh Gate and into other weird places in York, Lancaster, a ...more
Paperback, 182 pages
Published August 2016 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Wasn't sure how to rate this one -- I didn't find the subject matter as interesting as I thought I would, BUT the author is just so darn good it didn't feel right to dock stars for that.
Timothy Renner does a great job here, exploring paranormal activity in York, Lancaster, and Adams counties in Pennsylvania. He maintains a perfect balance between belief and skepticism, and insists on only including events that are more than simply hearsay. I like that. I think it's too easy to be gullible when y ...more
This was a really informative book investigating some of the spookier stories of York, Lancaster, and Adams Counties. I liked the fact that the author did his own research and actual investigations instead of just repeating stories he'd heard. The only thing I didn't like was that at times the text was a bit repetitive, and I found myself skimming, but overall a great read.
Timothy Renner has written articles for several publications including "Morbid Curiosity", "Weird USA", and "Weird Pennsylvania". His illustrations have appeared in fanzines, comics, magazines, books, and on many record covers. Timothy plays and sings folk music with his band Stone Breath. To date they have released twelve full length albums and multiple EPs. Beyond the Seventh Gate is his first b ...more