Came across this interesting tale of the Gorbals Vampire and I thought it would be the perfect distraction – for at least a short while.
The story goes on September 23, 1954 hundreds of children armed with sticks and rocks invaded a Glasgow, Scotland cemetery to hunt down and kill a vampire. Days after the pint sized invasion the Scranton Times ran a Associated Press story dealing with the events of September 23. Here is that story –
Here is a video from BBC Scotland Social dealing with the Gorbals Vampire
Brian Fulton has been the librarian at The Times-Tribune for the past 15 years. On his blog, Historically Hip, he writes about the great concerts, plays/musicals and celebrity happenings that have taken place throughout NEPA. He is also the co-host of the local history podcast, Historically Hip. He competed and was crowned grand champion on an episode of NPR quiz show “Ask Me Another.” Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; 570-348-9140; or @TTPagesPast