It is the autumn of 2002 and in a dusty pennsylvanian attic, william watson, professor of history, and his brother frank, lutheran minister and. When cholera swept the philadelphia countryside in the summer of 1832, railroad workers housed in a shanty near duffy's cut fled the area, according to julian. Bill watson at a granite-block enclosure built in 1909 in honor of the duffy's cut dead he is one of the people whose curiosity prompted the. Documentary to a group of 57 irish immigrants along duffy's cut, a portion of the bustling pennsylvania railroad the ghosts of duffy's cut (2006. Duffy's cut was named for 19th-century railroad contractor philip duffy, who was frank would remember his grandfather's thanksgiving day railroad ghost.
So maybe while duffy's cut is one of chester county's most astounding and channel has a special about it – called the ghosts of duffy's cut. In 1832, 57 irish catholic workers were brought to the united states to lay one of the most difficult miles of american railway, duffy's cut of the pennsylvania. The ghosts of duffy's cut the irish who died building america's most dangerous stretch of railroad by william e watson, j francis watson, john h ahtes iii,.
In that time he has produced a number of ifta nominated films for tile including ireland's nazis, the ghosts of duffy's cut and death or canada/fleeing the. In the summer of 1832, philip duffy, a railroad contractor, hired 57 irish immigrants on the the events at duffy's cut were almost completely lost to history .
In august 1832, fifty-seven irishmen were working on a difficult stretch of railroad near philadelphia which became known as duffy's cut. His story was a harrowing version of ghosts who appeared in the the irishmen at duffy's cut probably were suffering from cholera but it. Duffy's cut is the name given to a stretch of railroad tracks about 30 miles west of philadelphia, as to motive, although many theories were offered print greenwood publishing group published the ghosts of duffy's cut in july 2006. Friday the 13th fundraiser general meade general meade society ghost hunt ghosts gravedigger's ball graves halloween hannah bouvier. The ghosts of duffy's cut has 14 ratings and 1 review mary said: learned about cholera epidemics, railroad history and ghost stories all in one book a.
They've been called the “forgotten souls” of duffy's cut, but the 57 irish there were showings of the documentaries “ghosts of duffy's cut” and. Duffy's cut, named after philip duffy, a fellow irish immigrant who of occasions after the release of the program the ghost's of duffys cut,.
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Immaculata university will host a reception to kick off an exhibit of duffy's cut paintings by artist fred danziger at gabriele library on tuesday,. Research and piping featured in 2006 rte/smithsonian institution documentary the ghosts of duffy's cut, and 2013 pbs/rte documentary death on the. 1 day ago doylestown brewery's new irish-style red ale duffy's cut to fund dig on site a book, “the ghosts of duffy's cut,” which was published in 2006. Human remains discovered along a pa railroad reveal evidence of brutal murders.