Strange Familiars: Episode 1 - Toad Road and the Seven Gates of Hell, Part 1

Rate this item
(1 Vote)

StrangeFamiliarsOur first cycle of episodes will explore some local legends from York County, Pennsylvania beginning with Toad Road and the Seven Gates of Hell. In the first episode we talk a little about Toad Road and the Seven Gates, where they are, what they might be, and what they are not. We disprove some urban legends and head to Hex Hollow for discussions about powwow, witchcraft, ghosts, will-o-the-wisps, cryptid creatures, and the famous "hex murder".

Download

If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, stickers, and more rewards, you can become a patron.

Episode 1 notes and links:

Much of the research for this episode was done for our first book, Beyond the Seventh Gate.

The Phillip Smith interview was done by Catherine Diehl.

Lon Strickler can be found at: Phantoms and Monsters.

Sarada: http://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtBySarada

Tara Vanflower: http://www.amazon.com/Tara-Vanflower/e/B007MMUS5Q

Jo Cosgrove: http://www.etsy.com/shop/barnaclebonesbooks

Contact us via email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Facebook

instagram: @strangefamiliars

http://www.strangefamiliars.com

Strange Familiars is a production of Dark Holler Arts, LLC. Music, art, podcasts, books, and more. darkhollerarts.com

Intro and background music by Stone Breath - which is our band. You can find more at http://stonebreath.bandcamp.com